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Lecture Reading: Lecture 7

Jamie Monson, ‘Relocating Maji Maji: The Politics of Alliance and Authority in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania, 1870-1918’, Journal of African History, 39, 1 (1998), pp.95-120.Further reading: Felicitas Becker, ‘Traders, ‘Big Men’ and Prophets: Political Continuity and Crisis in the Maji Maji Rebellion in Southeast Tanzania’, Journal of African History, 45, 1 (2004), pp.1-22. Steven Feierman, Peasant Intellectuals: Anthropology and History in Tanzania (University of Wisconsin Press: Madison WI: 1990), chapter 5. James Giblin, ‘Passages in a Struggle over the Past: Stories of Maji Maji in Mjombe, Tanzania’, in Toyin Falola & Christian Jennings (eds.), Sources and Methods in African History: Spoken, Written, Unearted (University of Rochester Press, Rochester NY: 2004), pp.295-311. John Iliffe, A Modern History of Tanganyika (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1979), chapter 6. Thaddeus Sunseri, ‘Famine and Wild Pigs: Gender Struggles and the Outbreak of the Maji Maji War in Uzaramo (Tanzania)’, Journal of African History, 38, 2 (1997), pp.235-59. Thaddeus Sunseri, ‘Statist Narratives and Maji Maji Ellipses’, International Journal of African Historical Studies, 33, 3 (2000), pp.567-84. Thaddeus Sunseri, ‘Reinterpreting a Colonial Rebellion: Forestry and Social Control in German East Africa, 1874-1915’, Environmental History, 8, 3 (2003),

Andrew Zimmerman, “What Do You Really Want in German East Africa, Herr Professor?’ Counterinsurgency and the Science Effect in Colonial Tanzania’, Comparative Studies in Society and History, 48, 2 (2006), pp.419-61. Kirsten Zirkel, ‘Military Power in German Colonial Policy: The Schtuztruppen and their Leaders in East and South-West Africa, 1888-1918’, in David Killingray & David Omissi (eds.), Guardians of Empire: The Armed Forces of the Colonial Powers, c.1700-1964 (Manchester University Press, Manchester: 1999), pp.91-113.