A New History of Tanzania MOBI ✓ History of MOBI

Tanzania the land and the people have been subject of a great deal of historical research but there remains no readily accessible and concise history of the country The aim of this volume is to fill that void A New History of Tanzania takes its name from a lecture series introduced at the University of Dar es Salaam by Professor Isaria Kimambo in 2002 Prior to that a book titled A History of Tanzania had been published in 1969 by East African Publishing House in Nairobi for the Tanzania Historical Association That book is currently out of print and this is not a reprint In this book Prof Kimambo has been joined by two other colleagues Prof Gregory H Maddox of Texas Southern University Houston USA and Salvatory S Nyanto a Tanzanian Lecturer at the University of Dar es Salaam and a PhD candidate at the University of Iowa USA together they have produced an outline history of Tanzania that covers all important aspects from antiquity to the present that is different from and richer than its predecessor Sources from the fields of archaeology anthropology biology genetics and oral tradition have been used to produce this excellent bookA New History of Tanzania is a timely contribution to academic requirements for teaching and learning Tanzanias history It is also a possible exemplar to the writing of other countries histories departing as it does from the traditional historiography that is influenced by colonial and postcolonial apologists of nefarious external influences on Africas history It will also interest other Tanzanians and visitors to Tanzania who are interested in understanding the country from when it was a territory withthan one hundred and twenty ethnic groups to a nation with an unmistakable identity as it marches forwardTanzania the land and the people have been subject of a great deal of historical research but there remains no readily accessible and concise history of the country The aim of this volume is to fill that void A New History of Tanzania takes its name from a lecture series introduced at the University of Dar es Salaam by Professor Isaria Kimambo in 2002 Prior to that a book titled A History of Tanzania had been published in 1969 by East African Publishing House in Nairobi for the Tanzania Historical Association That book is currently out of print and this is not a reprint In this book Prof Kimambo has been joined by two other colleagues Prof Gregory H Maddox of Texas Southern University Houston USA and Salvatory S Nyanto a Tanzanian Lecturer at the University of Dar es Salaam and a PhD candidate at the University of Iowa USA together they have produced an outline history of Tanzania that covers all important aspects from antiquity to the present that is different from and richer than its predecessor Sources from the fields of archaeology anthropology biology genetics and oral tradition have been used to produce this excellent bookA New History of Tanzania is a timely contribution to academic requirements for teaching and learning Tanzanias history It is also a possible exemplar to the writing of other countries histories departing as it does from the traditional historiography that is influenced by colonial and postcolonial apologists of nefarious external influences on Africas history It will also interest other Tanzanians and visitors to Tanzania who are interested in understanding the country from when it was a territory withthan one hundred and twenty ethnic groups to a nation with an unmistakable identity as it marches forwardTanzania the land and the people have been subject of a great deal of historical research but there remains no readily accessible and concise history of the country The aim of this volume is to fill that void A New History of Tanzania takes its name from a lecture series introduced at the University of Dar es Salaam by Professor Isaria Kimambo in 2002 Prior to that a book titled A History of Tanzania had been published in 1969 by East African Publishing House in Nairobi for the Tanzania Historical Association That book is currently out of print and this is not a reprint In this book Prof Kimambo has been joined by two other colleagues Prof Gregory H Maddox of Texas Southern University Houston USA and Salvatory S Nyanto a Tanzanian Lecturer at the University of Dar es Salaam and a PhD candidate at the University of Iowa USA together they have produced an outline history of Tanzania that covers all important aspects from antiquity to the present that is different from and richer than its predecessor Sources from the fields of archaeology anthropology biology genetics and oral tradition have been used to produce this excellent bookA New History of Tanzania is a timely contribution to academic requirements for teaching and learning Tanzanias history It is also a possible exemplar to the writing of other countries histories departing as it does from the traditional historiography that is influenced by colonial and postcolonial apologists of nefarious external influences on Africas history It will also interest other Tanzanians and visitors to Tanzania who are interested in understanding the country from when it was a territory withthan one hundred and twenty ethnic groups to a nation with an unmistakable identity as it marches forward