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discussing their photographic collections (please see Table 1). These individuals were part of the South Asian diaspora to East Africa whose ancestors travelled from India via the Indian Ocean trade routes, and for the most part from the nineteenth century onward. Table 1 First-hand accounts from

In: Journal of Material Cultures in the Muslim World

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

country in East Africa, where the hiv prevalence rate is 5.9 percent; 60 percent of Kenyans who have tested positive for hiv are on arv medications. The Kenyan Ministry of Health reported the nation’s first aids case in 1984, among sex workers, and the following year authorities launched the

In: Global Healing

makes clear the devastating implications of fearing the stigmas surrounding hiv / aids more than being committed to fighting the disease. 11 Aldin Mutembei’s novella, written originally in Swahili for language classes in East Africa, opens in Kagera (northwest Tanzania) at the end of the brutal

In: Global Healing
Author: Agnese Fusaro

and Photo © A. Fusaro To date, a unique vessel has been identified as a possible East African product ( 125,5, Fig. 13). It has been found in the filling of the eastern gate dated to approximately the fifteenth century. It is the high neck of a large jar, characterized by a black

In: Journal of Material Cultures in the Muslim World
Author: Shamil Jeppie

Shakespeare into his native Tswana language. 3 Plaatje has been extensively studied but he is just one of a generation of black African men of letters. Anglophone West and East Africa—just to stick to the Anglo sphere of colonial rule and education—also have its mission-school educated elites whose work is

In: Philological Encounters

literature offered new forecasts for relations between Eastern and Western cultures and civilizations. The Silk Road, which dates back to ancient China, is a major transportation hub connecting Asia, East Africa, and Europe. It is also known as “the Canal of Human Civilization” and “the Womb of Global

In: Journal of Chinese Humanities