Hist 130 20th Century Africa 10

Hist 130 20th Century Africa 10 - 23:33 Orientation

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23:33 Orientation the birth of modern nationalism during the interwar period was due to a number of  factors in the political, economic, and cultural realms. Nationalism was not an obvious or easy strategy given ethnic, cultural, and linguistic  diversity, as well as the arbitrary boundaries of most colonies nationalism as a consequence of colonial limitations and failure nationalism as reform-minded the complexity of nationalism in South Africa; the existence of competition between  forms of white and black nationalism The Interwar Period in Retrospect static conception of African societies indirect rule and association placed limits on African aspirations Africans had embraced notions of citizenship demanded representation in colonial councils demanded benefits from military service demanded reform African agriculture producers became increasingly powerful integration into the world economy more complete production did not depend on colonial force difficult for colonial states to control prices difficult to control because output difficult to control African producers wanted more money to consume modern goods, schooling, etc.
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African producers sought to skip middleman increasing resentment toward white farmers received best land, protection from the state tensions with chiefs, tax collection
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Hist 130 20th Century Africa 10 - 23:33 Orientation

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