6-East Africa

6-East Africa - T HE M USIC OF A FRICA AND THE D IASPORA...

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Unformatted text preview: T HE M USIC OF A FRICA AND THE D IASPORA Music 13AF: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:00 to 12:20pm Instructor: Jeff Kaiser ([email protected]) Teaching Assistants: Nicholas Deyoe ([email protected]) Todd Moellenberg ([email protected]) East Africa East Africa • The Great Rift Valley • Olduvai Gorge (Tanzania) • Homo Habilis 1.9 million years ago! • Lake Turkana (Kenya) • 2-3 million years ago hominids... • Louis and Mary Leakey • A few points of interest: • Eritrea in the north • Cities such as Asmara and • Keren • But many people live in villages • Addis Ababa (city AND state in Ethiopia) • Home of the African Union • “Political Capital” of Africa • Somalia • Lake Victoria (Tanzania/Uganda/Kenya) • Zanzibar East Africa Patterns of Change • Migration • Bantu, Nilotic, and Cushitic speakers • Colonialism • Portuguese—1505 • Omani Arabs—1730 • “Scramble for Africa” 1880-1890 • Era of rapid colonization • Slave trade ending: England fought to end...
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