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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

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

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

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

Andrew M. Eason

, Meena (2001). Dishonoured By History: ‘Criminal Tribes’ and British Colonial Policy . Delhi: Orient Longman. Railton, George Scott (1882). “The Army Going Down!” The War Cry . August 10. Report on Native Papers Published in the Bombay Presidency and Berar, For the Week Ending 30th September, 1882 (1882

Devon Dick

implementation of universal terror in the Africans. The British colonial policy of divide and rule that was at work succeeded, in many instances, in its intention to separate the Maroons from the rest of Afro-Jamaica populace. 44 It should be noted, however, the Maroons were dependent on the British for basic

Hans Bakker

. In other words, the feeling of 'community' arose also within the Hindu population, stimulated, among other things, by the regularly recurrent conflicts around the spot of Rama's birth, the Babri Masjid. An additional factor was that in accordance with British colonial policy the Hindus were now

Jeffrey T. Kenney

. British colonial policies, which fostered native dependence and weakness, thwarted attempts by Egyptians to grow industries, improve education, and implement self-rule. Moreover, exposure to Western values, education, and lifestyles had created a crisis of cultural orientation that sometimes pitted a