Lands and peoples of East Africa
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Published by Longman in Harlow .
Written in English


  • Africa, East -- Description and travel -- 1951-

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Edition Notes

StatementGladys Hickman with the help of Richard and Lorna Hickman.
ContributionsHickman, Richard., Hickman, Lorna.
LC ClassificationsDT427
The Physical Object
Paginationiv,217p. :
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15076742M
ISBN 100582603641

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  Lands and People of East Africa Paperback – Ap by Gladys M Hickman (Author), W H Dickins (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback, Ap — — $Author: Gladys M Hickman, W H Dickins. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hickman, G.M. (Gladys Minnie). Lands and peoples of East Africa. [London] Longmans [©] (OCoLC)   However, to include the Falasha or the Ethiopian Jews known as Beta Israel in Peoples of East Africa is misleading as they no longer live in their historical homeland. Overall, though, these books present well-rounded, basic introductions to their subjects and will ably complement the "Heritage Library of African Peoples" series (Rosen).Author: Diagram Group. Provides a reference to the history and culture of the peoples of Africa and the Middle East. Includes numerous entries on the major peoples that have maintained a cultural identity in the area, from ancient to modern times, summarizing their history, migration, culture, belief system, social organization, and relationship to other peoples.

Eastern Africa, part of sub-Saharan Africa comprising two traditionally recognized regions: East Africa, made up of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda; and the Horn of Africa, made up of Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia. Eastern Africa consists largely of plateaus and has most of the highest. East Africa or Eastern Africa is the eastern region of the African continent, variably defined by the United Nations Statistics Division scheme of geographic regions, 20 territories make up Eastern Africa. Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan are members of the East African Community (EAC). The first five are also included in the African Great Lakes region. The ethnic groups of Africa number in the thousands, with each population generally having its own language (or dialect of a language) and ethnolinguistic groups include various Afroasiatic, Khoisan, Niger-Congo and Nilo-Saharan populations.. The official population count of the various ethnic groups in Africa is highly uncertain, both due to limited infrastructure to perform. The indigenous people of Africa are those people of Africa whose way of life, attachment or claims to particular lands, and social and political standing in relation to other more dominant groups have resulted in their substantial marginalization within modern African states (namely "politically underprivileged group who have been an ethnic entity in the locality before the present ruling.

agricultural Algiers Arab Atlantic Author became began British buildings called Cape capital cattle central century Chad Chief Christianity civil climate coast colony Congo constitution continued country's crops culture developed early east ECONOMY Egypt elections established Ethiopia ethnic European export farmers farming fish followed force. Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, after about million km 2 ( million square miles) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area. With billion people as of , it accounts for about 16% of the world's human 's average population is the youngest amongst all the.   For the first time a book challenges this assumption by referring to the relevant verses of Genesis which give the names of the lands just outside Eden and the rivers flowing through them. The Table of the Nations in Genesis is then called upon to confirm the location of these lands, two of which are in the neighbourhood of Cush in East s: East Africa Protectorate. Although the first Land Regulations Act was passed in , few Europeans settled in the country before completion of the Uganda railway. In , Sir Charles Eliot, then-British Commissioner of the Protectorate, initiated a policy of settling European colonists in what would become the White Highlands region.