Studies in the economic history of Kenya
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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economic development -- Kenya,
  • Kenya -- Economic policy -- 20th century,
  • Kenya -- Economic conditions -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Maurice N. Amutabi ; with a foreword by Robert Maxon.
ContributionsAmutabi, M. N.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC865 .S78 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23712991M
ISBN 100773439072
ISBN 109780773439078
LC Control Number2009036303

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A part of Eastern Africa, the territory of what is now Kenya has seen human habitation since the beginning of the Lower Bantu expansion from a West African centre of dispersal reached the area by the 1st millennium AD. With the borders of the modern state at the crossroads of the Bantu, Nilo-Saharan and Afro-Asiatic ethno-linguistic areas of Africa, Kenya is a truly multi. This book examines the economic history of Kenya from the colonial period to the present, integrating historical methodologies with those of anthropology, economics, education, geography, history, political science and sociology. The book covers topics that have been ignored by previous texts on economic history of Kenya, such as women, indigenous people (Ogiek), pastoralism, irrigation.   The Structural Development of Kenya's Political Economy - Volume 37 Issue 1 - Frank W. Holmquist, Frederick S. Weaver, Michael D. FordCited by: Get this from a library! Studies in the economic history of Kenya: land, water, railways, education, and entrepreneurship. [M N Amutabi;].

This book examines the economic history of Kenya from the colonial period to the present, integrating historical methodologies with those of anthropology, economics, education, geography, history, political science and sociology. the book covers topics that have been ignored by previous texts on economic history of Kenya, such as women, indigenous people (Ogiek), pastoralism, irrigation.   Class and Economic Change in Kenya is a brilliant achievement in analysis and documentation."—Paul E. Lovejoy, Business History Review "A major contribution to modern African studies. It grapples with a host of large problems.   This analysis of the transformation of the political economy of colonial and post-colonial Kenya is followed by a theoretical discussion of its implications for such issues as the type of class analysis which is appropriate for the country, the role of the state in capital accumulation and class formation, and the possible relevance of Marxist value theory to the analysis of exploitation in Kenya. Many books have been written about Kenya. Some have been on its history, some on its economic development. Others have focused on its flora and fauna. Yet others have dwelt on the diversity of its landscape. In this book, perhaps for the first time, all these different aspects of the country have been brought together in one illustrated volume.

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