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take over the control of church schools. It concludes that the current problems of secondary education in particular are the leg- acy of the British colonial era and the ineff ective postcolonial policy reforms. British colonial policy encouraged denominational confl ict and left the roles of the major

Emefie Ikenga-Metuh

given is historico- political - Islam was introduced into Northern Nigeria several centuries before Christianity: The British colonial policy of 'Indirect Rule' recognised the theocratic rule of Muslim chiefs (Emirs), over a large part of Northern Nigeria which included millions of adherents of

Maimbo W. Mndolwa and Fergus J. King

. Consider the following overview of British colonial policies which reveal differences in the handling of affairs in the different East African territories before the Second World War: In Uganda we seem to be committed to work towards black supremacy: in Kenya we have declared that native interests are

Andrew F. Walls

, was more direct. Contemporary British colonial policy was cowardly and unchristian ... The British official may one day see that all this sub- servience to the Muslim and neglect of his own faith gains him neither the respect, gratitude nor affection of the people, but the very reverse." The World

Sean Morrow

fre- quently taken away by the economic right hand. "5s Moore then discussed British colonial policy. In this section, Sandilands made significant changes, amongst them toning down Moore's attacks on colonial "development" and on the accumula- tion of profit, and changing the chapter title from "The

Melvina Araújo

the ethnic and racial segregation policy. On this aspect of the British colonial policy, see, for example, Peter Fry (2005). 17) Although Bernardo Bernardi was part of a group related to the perspective of the history of religions, he conducted ethnographies according to the models proposed by the fi

Andrew E. Barnes

, and the other ten said they had no wife at all. Their food, they said, was cooked for them by younger sisters, older sisters, mothers, and friends.23 'Indirect rule' is the term used to describe British colonial policy in Nigeria which was based on the principle of developing indigenous political

Alexander Thurston

in ways that British colonial policy makers, Northern Nigerian politicians, and Arab educators had not anticipated. After independence the federal and regional government’s preference for Anglophone credentials also produced unintended consequences for Arabophones, who complained that they were

Birgit Meyer

Ž ned that access to ‘civilisation’ required submission to British or German colonial power. No clear image emerges of the assistants’ attitudes towards the respec- tive colonial administrations. I have the impression that many German- trained mission workers preferred British colonial policy to the

country’s 1973 war of lib- eration, so I read with interest van Bijlert’s paper on Hindus and Muslims in Bengal. His thesis is that the communalism that has ravaged that part of the In- dian sub-continent has its roots in British colonial policy rather than in religious differences. His theory made me