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John A. Rowe
Northwestern University (Evanston, IL 60208-0001)

Polities in a 19th Century African Kingdom

To analyze the 180 administrative offices within the African Kingdom of Buganda between 1860-1900 in order to learn how government was organized and politics actually operated in the pre-colonial period. Results of this phase of research will be embodied in the final chapter of a book on the history of Buganda in the 19th century. Grantee's second project is to complete a study of the papers of Sir Apolo Kagwa, KCMG, who became Prime Minister of Buganda in 1889 in order to write a political biography.

Project fields:
African History

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$6,348 (approved)
$6,348 (awarded)

Grant period:
3/1/1976 – 9/30/1976