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Life on the hill: Students and the social history of Makerere

Abstract:

How will history judge British late-colonial efforts to export its model of higher education to Africa? In this article I challenge any simple interpretation of the 'Asquith Commission' university colleges - such as Makerere or University College Ibadan - as alien impositions or colonial intellectual 'hothouses'. Focusing on Makerere University in Uganda, and drawing on a variety of archival and personal sources, I show how its students and faculty engaged in an ambivalent recreation and subv...

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Publisher copy:
10.3366/afr.2006.76.2.247

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Journal:
AFRICA
Volume:
76
Issue:
2
Pages:
247-266
Publication date:
2006
DOI:
EISSN:
1750-0184
ISSN:
0001-9720
URN:
uuid:95148def-bc76-40ef-a6b2-556845a3e1f1
Source identifiers:
103562
Local pid:
pubs:103562
Language:
English

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