Economic and Social History of East Africa from 1800

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Social Organization and Trading Systems of Communities in the early 19th Century.

(a) Social Structures

(b) Religion

(c) Education

(d) Systems of Government

(e) The system of land tenure and exploitation of natural resources.

(f) The effect of cultural patterns and environment on the utilization of resources.

(g) Trade and industry

Social and Economic Transformation From the Late 19th Century to Independence

(a) A brief historical background.

(b) The move towards a cash economy

(c) Major developments in communication and increasing economic links.

(d) Growth of local and foreign trade.

(e) Sources of government revenue.

(f) Development of modern industry.

(g) Growth of towns.

(h) Development of labour organizations.

(i) Religions and their social effects.

(j) Social services

(k) Differential rural development.

Social and Economic Activities Since Independence

(a) The position of minority races.

(b) Africanization

(c) Socialism, Self-Reliance and Harambee

(d) Development plans.

(e) Foreign aid and trade.

(f) Co-operatives

(g) Rural development

(h) Rapid expansion of social services and communications.

(i) Economic relations between the East African countries.