Africa and the West: A Documentary History: Volume 2: From Colonialism to Independence, 1875 to the…

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byWilliam H. Worger, Nancy L. Clark, Edward A. Alpers

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Africa and the West presents a fascinating array of primary sources to engage readers in the history of Africa's long and troubled relationship with the West. Many of the sources have not previously appeared in print, or in books readily available to students. Volume 2 picks up on the theme ofconquest and covers the implementation of colonial rule, education, labor, nationalist movements, the world wars, decolonization, and independence. These documents include a German school examination for African children, the Natives Land Act from South Africa, a report on the impact of colonialismon women from the founder of the Women's League of the African National Congress, and Nelson Mandela's presidential address "No Easy Walk to Freedom."

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Africa and the West presents a fascinating array of primary sources to engage readers in the history of Africa's long and troubled relationship with the West. Many of the sources have not previously appeared in print, or in books readily available to students. Volume 2 picks up on the theme ofconquest and covers the implementation of c...

William H. Worger is Professor of History at UCLA. Nancy L. Clark is Professor of History at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Edward A. Alpers is Professor of History at UCLA.

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Part 3: Reshaping Africa 1875-19619. Methods of Rule (1875-1919)1. Making colonialism appear "traditional" (1875), Native Administration Law, No. 26, Natal, December 17, 1875.2. Africa for the African (1897), John Chilembwe and the African Christian Union Schedule, Nyasaland, January 14, 1897.3. West African warfare (1905), C. Braithwaite Wallis, West African Warfare , 1905.4. Evidence of colonial atrocities in the Belgian Congo (1903-05)A. Roger Casement's report on the Congo, December 11, 1903B. Declaration of Emily Banks in H. Grattan Guinness, Congo Slavery , 1905C. The case of Lokota in E. D. Morel, King Leopold's Rule in Africa , 1904 C. The case of Lokota in E. D. Morel, King Leopold's Rule in Africa , 1904D. Van Hullebusch, Some Facts That Took Place in the Congo , 1944.5. Frederick Lugard instructs his officials on how to implement indirect rule (1913-18), Frederick Lugard, Political Memoranda , 1919.6. The French practice direct rule to enforce submission (1908), G. L. Angoulvant, governor of French West Africa, general instructions to civilian administrators, November 26, 1908.7. A German school examination for African children (1909), A school examination administered to 55 pupils at Catholic and Protestant mission stations in German Togo in November 1909.8. The Natives Land Act, South Africa, 1913 (1916), Resolution against the Natives Land Act 1913 and the report of the Natives Land [Beaumont] Commission, October 2, 1916.9. The ANC in South Africa (1919), Constitution of the South African Native National Congress, 1919.10. W.E.B. Du Bois describes an Atlantic world bounded by racial exploitation (1915), W.E.B. Du Bois, The Negro , 1915.10. The Interwar Years: Supporting the Metropoles (1919-1936)11. An appeal for the equal treatment of Africans and people of African descent (1919), Resolutions of the Pan African Congress, Paris, February 1919.12. Harry Thuku explains why he formed a political movement for all East Africans (1921), Harry Thuku, Harry Thuku: an autobiography , 1970.13. Creating a national movement for all West Africans (1920), petition of the National Congress of British West Africa, October 19, 1920.14. Forced labor in Portuguese Africa (1924), Edward Alsworth Ross, Report on Employment of Native Labor in Portuguese Africa , 1925.15. Organizing African workers (1928), Clements Kadalie and the Industrial and Commercial Workers' Union of South Africa program for 1928.16. Charlotte Maxeke describes the impact of colonialism on women and the family (1930), Charlotte Maxeke, "Social Conditions Among Bantu Women and Girls," Fort Hare, 1930.17. Education in the United States of America (1925-33), Nnamdi Azikiwe, My Odyssey: An Autobiography , 1970.18. Colonial rule equals taxes and forced labor (1934), Geoffrey Gorer, Africa Dances: A Book about West African Negroes , 1935.19. Colonial rule equals police harassment (1920s-30s), R. Mugo Gatheru, Child of Two Worlds , 1964.20. Colonial rule equals censorship (1936), Nnamdi Azikiwe, My Odyssey: An Autobiography , 1970.11. World War II and its immediate aftermath (1941-1950)21. The impact of World War II (1941-45), Waruhiu Itote (General China), "Mau Mau" General , 1967.22. The official mind of colonialism (1944), "Character", H. S. L. Winterbotham, E. Gardiner Smith, and F. Longland, The Belgian Congo , 1944.23. The Dream of the Warrior (1940s), R. Mugo Gatheru, Child of Two Worlds , 1964.24. Freedom in our lifetime (1946), Anton Lembede outlines the policy of the African National Congress Youth League, May 1946.25. Women and men on strike (1947-48), Sembene Ousmane, God's Bits of Wood , 1960.26. Only the dead are exempt from forced labor (1947), Henrique Galvao, My Crusade for Portugal , 1961.27. Colonial officials take note of African discontent (1948), report of the Commission of Enquiry into Disturbances on the Gold Coast, 1948.28. Hendrik Verwoerd explains apartheid (1950), address of Hendrik Verwoerd, Minister of Native Affairs, to the Native Representative Council, December 5, 1950.12. No easy road to decolonization (1953-1961)29. Nelson Mandela's "No Easy Walk to Freedom" (1953), presidential address by Nelson Mandela to the ANC (Transvaal branch), September 21, 1953.30. Jomo Kenyatta in court (1953), the principal examination of Jomo Kenyatta, as a witness in the Kapenguria trial, begun on January 26, 1953.31. Mau Mau's daughter (1954) Wambui Otieno, Mau Mau's Daughter: A Life History , 1998.32. The Freedom Charter (1955), "Freedom Charter," adopted by the Congress of the People, June 26, 1955, South Africa.33. A balance sheet of empire (1957), nullFuture constitutional development in the coloniesnull: minute Harold Macmillan to Lord Salisbury, January 28, 1957.34. Freedom! Freedom! Freedom! (1957), speech delivered on the eve of Ghana's independence, March 6, 1957, Kwame Nkrumah, I Speak of Freedom , 1961.35. Verwoerd reaffirms South Africa's commitment to white supremacy (1958), Hendrik Verwoerd, speech delivered at Blood River, December 16, 1958.36. The Cold War begins in earnest (1960), The Church Committee, Alleged37. Patrice Lumumba writes his last letter to his wife (1961), Patrice Lumumba, Congo my Country , 1961.38. The final hours of Patrice Lumumba, Maurice Mpolo, and Joseph Okito (1961), Ludo de Witte, The Assassination of Lumumba , 2001.Part 4: The Emergence of Independent Africa 1961 - 200813. African Ideologies of Independence (1961-1971)39. Frantz Fanon discuss the limits of African independence (1961), Frantz Fanon, Toward the African Revolution , 1964.40. Nkrumah on pan-Africanism as an answer to neo-colonialism (1961), Kwame Nkrumah, I Speak of Freedom , 1961.41. Julius Nyerere argues for African democracy, self-reliance, and socialism (1967)A. Julius K. Nyerere, "The African and Democracy," 1961B. Julius K. Nyerere, "The Arusha Declaration Teach-in ", 1967.42. The African National Congress (ANC) adopts a policy of violence (1961), flyer issued under the command of Umkonto we Sizwe, December 16, 1961.43. "The Civilized Man's Burden" (1963), Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, "The Civilized Man's Burden", 1963.44. Eduardo Mondlane rejects Portuguese apologetics (1969), Eduardo Mondlane, The Struggle for Mozambique , 1969.45. Black consciousness (1971), Steve Biko, "What are we talking about", Edvenvale, South Africa, 1971.46. Is neo-colonialism rationalized imperialism? (1964), Amilcar Cabral, seminar held at the Frantz Fanon Centre in Treviglio, Milan, May 1964.14. Colonial Legacies of Authoritarianism (1960-1979)47. A man of the people (1960s), Chinua Achebe, A Man of the People , 1966.48. Tearing things apart (1967), Proclamation of the Republic of Biafra, May 30, 1967.49. An emperor and his court (1970s), Haile Selassie's royal court described by Ryszard Kapuscinski, The Emperor: Downfall of an Autocrat , 1983.50. Who will start another fire? (1970s), Jack Mapanje, "Before Chilembwe Tree", 1981.51. The fate of political dissidents (1975), Sam Mpasu, Political Prisoner 3/75 , 1995.52. The rebellion begins, South Africa, June 1976 (1976), Mark Mathabane, Kaffir Boy , 1986.53. Torture under apartheid (1977), Dan Montsisi, testimony given to the Truth and Reconcilation Commission, South Africa, 1996.54. A task which shook my whole being (1970s), Ellen Kuzwayo, Call Me Woman , 1985.55. Another coup in Ghana (1979), Jerry Rawlings, radio broadcast, 17 June 1979.15. Colonial Legacies of Exploitation (1980-2008)56. The problem with Africa (1980), The World Bank, Accelerated Development in Sub-Saharan Africa , 1981.57. Structural adjustment in Ghana (1983-89)A. Republic of Ghana Economic Recovery Program 1984-1986 , 1983B. Republic of Ghana Economic Recovery Program 1984-1986 , 1984C. Republic of Ghana Programme of Actions to Mitigate the Social Costs of Adjustment , 1987D. Albert Adu Boahen, The Ghanaian Sphinx , 1989.58. Thabo Mbeki on AIDS and poverty in Africa (2000), speech by Thabo Mbeki at the 13th International AIDS Conference, July 9, 2000.59. Africa's debt crisis (2004), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Economic Development in Africa , 2004.16. The Continuing Transition to Freedom (1990-2008)60. The crisis of the state in Africa (1990), Yoweri Museveni, What is Africa's Problem , 1992.61. The elements of democracy in Africa (1992), Olusegun Obasanjo and Akin Mabogunje, Elements of Democracy , 1992.62. Negotiating democracy in South Africa (1993), Convention for a Democratic South Africa (CODESA), "Declaration of Intent", 1993.63. Scrubbing the furious walls of Mikuyu prison (1990s), Jack Mapanje, The Chattering Wagtails of Mikuyu Prison , 1993.64. An intimate genocide (1994), Fergal Keane, Season of Blood , 1995.65. Nelson Mandela and a new Africa (1994), statement of the president of the African National Congress, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, at his inauguration as president66. Growing conflict in Africa (1980-2008)A. Robert Gersony, "Summary of Mozambican Refugee Accounts of Principally Conflict-Related Experience in Mozambique," 1988B. Jessica Alexander, "Children Associated with Fighting Forces in the Conflict in Sierra Leone" May 4, 2007C. Mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo , 2007D. Sudan "In the name of God" , 1994E. A lake of oil beneath Africa, United States Geological Survey (USGS), 1997.67. Holding someone responsible (2007-08), The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) prosecutor Justice Hassan B. Jallow delivers closing68. U.S. policy planning for Africa (2004), National Intelligence Council (NIC), nullExternal Relations and Africanull, March 16, 2004.69. Jacob Zuma addresses the Solidarity Union National Congress (2008), Jacob Zuma, address to the Solidarity Union National Congress closing dinner, Pretoria, March 6, 2008.