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By Priya Lal

ISBN-10: 1107104521

ISBN-13: 9781107104525

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Drawing on quite a lot of oral and written resources, this e-book tells the tale of Tanzania's socialist test: the ujamaa villagization initiative of 1967–1975. Inaugurated presently after independence, ujamaa ('familyhood' in Swahili) either invoked tested socialist issues and departed from the prevailing international repertoire of improvement coverage, looking to reorganize the Tanzanian nation-state into communal villages to accomplish nationwide improvement. Priya Lal investigates how Tanzanian leaders and rural humans creatively expected ujamaa and files how villagization opened up at the flooring, with out affixing the undertaking to a trajectory of inevitable failure. by way of forging an empirically wealthy and conceptually nuanced account of ujamaa, African Socialism in Postcolonial Tanzania restores a feeling of risk and technique to the early years of African independence, refines triumphing theories of nation-building and improvement, and expands our figuring out of the Nineteen Sixties and 70s world.

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