The Rise and Fall of Philanthropy in East Africa: The Asian Contribution

The Rise and Fall of Philanthropy in East Africa: The Asian Contribution

by Robert G. Gregory

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412853859
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/30/2014
Series: Rise and Fall of Philanthropy in East Africa Series
Pages: 261
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Robert G. Gregory is professor of history at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction 1

1 The Settlement in East Africa 15

2 Asian Charitable Organizations and the Leading Benefactors 43

3 Deployment of Earnings and Savings 69

4 Creation of Religious, Social, Medical, and Library Facilities 91

5 Provision of Schools 109

6 Establishment of a Gandhi Memorial 127

7 From Royal Technical College to University of Nairobi 147

8 Literature and the Arts 161

9 Contributions to Non-Asian Peoples 185

10 Conclusion 203

Bibliography 217

Index 235

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