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other African countries. 1 While Indians in other East African countries were predominantly dukawalla , traders who had followed the Arab trading routes or were later on brought by the British as indentured laborers, Indians in Ethiopia have been closely associated with formal education since the

In: Afrasian Transformations

today. When turning our attention to an East African context of Afrasian Sea memories, the Republic of Kenya, we not only see different memory actors, but also very diverse forms of cultural remembering, two of which we characterize before proceeding into the field. As outlined in the introduction

In: Afrasian Transformations
Author: Vinay Lal

and ownership is far more complex. There are a number of factors that have driven what might be described as the outsourcing of Indian agriculture, particularly to East Africa; not least of these, though it is seldom mentioned but always tacitly present, is the fact that India is loath to leave the

In: Afrasian Transformations
Author: Jamie Monson

in the everyday lived experiences of historical actors – from the railway engineers from Beijing who participated in the tazara project to East African women’s leaders who joined internationalist delegations to China in the 1960s. I am also interested in the circulation of material objects and

In: Afrasian Transformations

from East Africa” (2002: 16), he mediates this renewed perspective on Asia through two prominent Indian figures: The birth of the trade union movement in Kenya was largely the work of Pio Gama Pinto and Makhan Singh. Imprisoned by the Kenyan colonial authorities repeatedly, Makhan Singh never gave

In: Afrasian Transformations

context of maritime trade, 7 Harsh V. Pant comments: Home to four critical access waterways — the Suez Canal, Bab-el-Mandeb, the Strait of Hormuz, and the Strait of Malacca — the Indian Ocean connects the Middle East, Africa, and East Asia with Europe and the Americas. Given its crucial geographical

In: Eastern and Western Synergies and Imaginations
Author: Jan Beek

. Schulze-Engler , Frank . 2014 . “ Africa’s Asian Options – Indian Ocean Imaginaries in East African Literature .” In Beyond the Line: Cultural Narratives of the Southern Oceans , edited by Michael Mann und Ineke Phaf-Rheinberger , 159 – 78 . Berlin : Neofelis

In: Afrasian Transformations

, around a million people are tuned in every night to watch the latest episode of ‘ Be Careful with My Heart .’ But this isn’t the first time Ugandans got hooked to a Filipino show. Pangako sa ‘Yo or The Promise became a hit in the East African nation which aired there in 2012. Although American shows

In: Afrasian Transformations

indentured labourer in what was then British East Africa. In writing about his family’s history, Nowrojee creates a picture of three generations of what he calls “Asian Africans” in Kenya. In their analysis of the memoir, Karugia and Erll demonstrate how competitive and multidirectional memory are options

In: Afrasian Transformations

framework and referred to as “tribute” ( gong 貢). 3 The Ming dynasty was no different: the ban was lifted and embassies were sent out. The now-famed Zheng He 鄭和 (1371–1433) expeditions that reached as far as the East African coasts are best known. 4 However, after the Zheng He expeditions, the Ming court

In: Foreign Devils and Philosophers