Unformatted text preview: population, involving high taxes and a lack of autonomy. He then compares the advantages of the British presence, with things like the technology and European goods, to his former life as a member of a free people. He mentions the presence of Christianity as well, and speaks of train rail and other advances. It is an interesting account of an imperial takeover´s impact on a native population. How many natives shared Kumalo´s views towards the British? How irreversible was the British invasion in Africa? I did all the assigned reading for this section....
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- Spring '09
- Perry Blazian Hist., vast technological advantages, Imperial British rule