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Kennedy, Julius Nyerere, and Self-Determination in Southern Africa

Philip E. Muehlenbeck

in Betting on the Africans: John F. Kennedy's Courting of African Nationalist Leaders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195396096
eISBN:
9780199932672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396096.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

Chapter five looks at Kennedy’s relations with Tanganyika’s moderate leader, Julius K. Nyerere, with particular emphasis on their discussions of the racial problems of southern Africa. The chapter ... More


Development for ‘Big Fish’ or for ‘Small Fish’?: A Study of Contrasts in Tanzania’s Fishing Sector

Marja-Liisa Swantz and Aili Mari Tripp

in Decolonizing Knowledge: From Development to Dialogue

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288848
eISBN:
9780191684654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288848.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The people-first orientation adopted by Tanzania — which originated from Julius Nyerere, who stepped down after twenty-four years of presidency — has yet to be adopted by other African nations. This ... More


Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Monique A. Bedasse

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633596
eISBN:
9781469633619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633596.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

From its beginnings in 1930s Jamaica, the Rastafarian movement has become a global presence. While the existing studies of Rastafari have primarily focused on its cultural expression through reggae ... More


Nyerere’s Tanzania

Andrew Coulson

in Tanzania: A Political Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679966
eISBN:
9780191765964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679966.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The mainland of Tanzania became independent in 1961, under the leadership of a politician and philosopher called Julius Nyerere. This book is about the events leading up to this and what followed in ... More


Toxic Aid: Economic Collapse and Recovery in Tanzania

Sebastian Edwards

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198704423
eISBN:
9780191773792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704423.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

For many years Tanzania was the darling of international aid agencies. During the 1970s it received more assistance per capita than any other nation in the world. And yet, the economy performed ... More


Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti

Thomas M. Lekan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199843671
eISBN:
9780190935375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199843671.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, European Modern History

This book examines the troubled relationship between Europe’s greatest wildlife conservationist, the former Frankfurt Zoo director and Oscar-winning documentarian Bernhard Grzimek, and the landscape ... More


The international perspective

Howard Glennerster

in Welfare and wellbeing: Richard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342997
eISBN:
9781447304203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explains that to be international for Titmuss, meant being as concerned with the developing world as with the developed rich north. It notes that Titmuss is a friend and admirer of ... More


Tanzania: A Political Economy

Andrew Coulson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679966
eISBN:
9780191765964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679966.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Tanzania in the 1970s was at the forefront of policy innovation. Near-universal primary education, access to health services and supplies of clean water subsequently became mainstream ambitions in ... More


The Tanzanian State

Andrew Coulson

in Tanzania: A Political Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679966
eISBN:
9780191765964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679966.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This concluding chapter analyses the class structure of Tanzania in 1980. The state was not controlled by a capital-owning industrial bourgeoisie, since most of the major industries were owned by the ... More


Lighting a Candle on Mount Kilimanjaro: Partnering with Nyerere

Gaurav Desai

in Commerce with the Universe: Africa, India, and the Afrasian Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164542
eISBN:
9780231535595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164542.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a reading of three narratives of Asians in Tanganyika (later Tanzania) who played a central part in the project of nation building. All three narratives are of individuals who ... More


The Peace Corps and Tanzania

Peter H. Reid

in Every Hill a Burial Place: The Peace Corps Murder Trial in East Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179988
eISBN:
9780813179995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179988.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Peace Corps was founded in 1961. The first problem faced was whether any country would ask for volunteers. To address this problem, Sargent Shriver, the first Peace Corps director, traveled early ... More


Is Tanzania a Success Story?: A Long-Term Analysis

Sebastian Edwards

in African Successes, Volume I: Government and Institutions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316222
eISBN:
9780226316369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316369.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This paper provides an historical perspective on the reform process initiated in Tanzania in1986, which deepened in 1996. I concentrate mostly on the period spanning from 1967, when the Arusha ... More


Educating the Nation

Ned Bertz

in Diaspora and Nation in the Indian Ocean: Transnational Histories of Race and Urban Space in Tanzania

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851552
eISBN:
9780824868352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851552.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

The rise of mass African nationalism in Tanganyika—led by the Tanganyika African National Union’s Julius Nyerere—provided new momentum in the 1950s to eradicate inequalities created by the colonial ... More


Tanzania: Finally a Success Story?

Sebastian Edwards

in Toxic Aid: Economic Collapse and Recovery in Tanzania

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198704423
eISBN:
9780191773792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704423.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The problem is set, and the questions are asked. Why did the Tanzania economy collapse in the 1980s? How did it manage to recover? What was the role of international aid in these developments? Is ... More


The Arusha Declaration, Foreign Aid, and the Crisis of 1979

Sebastian Edwards

in Toxic Aid: Economic Collapse and Recovery in Tanzania

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198704423
eISBN:
9780191773792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704423.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter the origins of Julius Nyerere’s African Socialism program are set out. The discussion covers the early years of independence (1961–7), the Arusha Declaration, the policies of African ... More


Economic Collapse

Sebastian Edwards

in Toxic Aid: Economic Collapse and Recovery in Tanzania

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198704423
eISBN:
9780191773792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704423.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the collapse of the Tanzanian economy in the late 1970s and early 1980s. It centres on the expulsion of the IMF mission from Tanzania and on the government’s refusal to devalue ... More


Tanzania and the IMF: A Troubled Relationship

Sebastian Edwards

in Toxic Aid: Economic Collapse and Recovery in Tanzania

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198704423
eISBN:
9780191773792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704423.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter covers the events that led to the signing of an agreement with the IMF in 1986. It focuses on the decision by Nyerere of not running for re-election, and on the elite’s resistance to any ... More


Is Tanzania a Success Story?

Sebastian Edwards

in Toxic Aid: Economic Collapse and Recovery in Tanzania

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198704423
eISBN:
9780191773792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704423.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides conclusions and a final assessment. It discusses the reliability of the data, and considers whether or not Tanzania is indeed a success story. It argues that the aid community ... More


Tanzania: Site of Diaspora Aspiration

Monique A. Bedasse

in Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633596
eISBN:
9781469633619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633596.003.0003
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter sets the pan-African context in which the repatriation occurs. In particular, it explains the rise of Tanzania as a safe haven for African freedom fighters and radical diasporic Africans ... More


The Wages of Blackness: Rastafari and the Politics of Pan-Africanism ­after Flag Independence

Monique A. Bedasse

in Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633596
eISBN:
9781469633619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633596.003.0004
Subject:
History, African History

When Rastafarians began to petition the Tanzanian government for the “right of entry” in 1976, they benefitted from a history of linkages between Jamaica and Tanzania, facilitated largely by the ... More


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