Western-Educated Elites in Kenya, 1900-1963: The African American Factor

Western-Educated Elites in Kenya, 1900-1963: The African American Factor

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Western-Educated Elites in Kenya, 1900-1963: The African American Factor by Jim C. Harper, C. Harper Jim

Western-educated Elites in Kenya, proposes to conduct a critical examination of the emergence of the American-educated Kenyan elites (the Asomi) and their role in the nationalist movement and eventually their Africanization of the Civil and Private sectors in Kenya.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415977302
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/09/2005
Series: African Studies Series
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Jim C. Harper is Assistant Professor at North Carolina Central Central University.

Table of Contents

Dissertation Approval Sheet Dedication
Abstract
CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION
Historical Overview
Theoretical Overview
Historical Contribution
Review of Literature
Description of Research Methods
CHAPTER 2. TRADITIONAL AND ISLAMIC EDUCATION IN KENYA
Traditional Education in Kenya
Education by parents and elders
Apprenticeship Initiation/Age Sects/ Age Groups
Islamic Education in Kenya
CHAPTER 3. THE RISE OF THE ASOMI
Missionary and Government Education
The African-American Factor
Reaction of the Asomi
CHAPTER 4. THE QUEST FOR HIGHER EDUCATION ASOMI RETURN HOME, 1957-1963
The Quest for Higher Education
The Trickle Turns into a Flood
CHAPTER 5. AMERICAN EDUCATED ASOMI RETURN HOME, 1957-1963
American Government Scholarships
The Journey Back Home: Africanization of the Colonial Administration
CHAPTER 6. CONCLUSION
APPENDIX
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Books
Articles
Dissertations and Theses
Kenyan and American Newspapers
Archival Resources
Interviews and Personal Communications

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