African Rank-and-File: Social Implications of Colonial Military Service in the King's African Rifles, 1902-1964 / Edition 1

African Rank-and-File: Social Implications of Colonial Military Service in the King's African Rifles, 1902-1964 / Edition 1

by Timothy Parsons
     
 

ISBN-10: 0325001405

ISBN-13: 9780325001401

Pub. Date: 10/21/1999

Publisher: Heinemann

Paper Edition. The African Rank-and-File explores why East Africans in the King's African Rifles (KAR) served a foreign power, which denied them the rights of full citizenship and was at best paternalistic and at worst openly oppressive.  See more details below

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Paper Edition. The African Rank-and-File explores why East Africans in the King's African Rifles (KAR) served a foreign power, which denied them the rights of full citizenship and was at best paternalistic and at worst openly oppressive.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325001401
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
10/21/1999
Series:
Social History of Africa Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.65(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Illustrations

Acknowledgments

Abbreviations

Introduction

The King's African Rifles

Recruiting and the Doctrine of "Martial Race"

Military Life

Army Women and Military Families

Discipline and Resistance

Ex-Servicemen

Epilogue

Appendix A: The Organization of the KAR

Appendix B: Interviews

Appendix C: Currency and Comparative Values

Selected Bibliography

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