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by Jose Arturo Saavedra Casco

Author: Jose Arturo Saavedra Casco
Subcategory: Poetry
Language: English
Publisher: Africa World Press, Inc.; 1st edition (September 5, 2007)
Pages: 340 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.1
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Many of the poems in this colection were written on the eve of WW1. The poetry relates the stories of episodes in the wars of conquest fought between German forces and the indigenous Africans. Casco provides a historical and sociological examination.

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To that end, Saavedra Casco draws attention to works by Gudrun Miehe and Katrin Bromber on Swahili poetry and administrative documents from the colonial era. The monograph’s introduction serves as a crash course on the genre under analysis, the utenzi, which is both a written and an oral tradition

José Arturo Saavedra Casco.

José Arturo Saavedra Casco. Utenzi, War Poems, and the German Conquest of East Africa: Swahili Poetry as Historical Source. Africa World Press, 2007. xvi + 323 pp. Photographs. By contrast, Saavedra Casco’s argument is more specific: Utenzi, War Poems, and the German Conquest of East Africa shows the value of poetry as a historical source, revealing the multiplicity of Swahili interpretations of the German conquest of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. Mazrui’s book has an introduction, four short chapters, and a conclusion.

While early writers on East African history considered only the chronicles of Swahili citystates, more recently scholars have begun to write about other narrative genres as well as about Swahili narrative poetry. Historians have also turned to ethnographies, local histories, the more recent genre of autobiographical writing in Swahili, and the Swahili novel

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Saavedra Caso, Jose Arturo, Utenzi, War Poems, and the German Conquest of East Africa: Swahili Poetry as Historical Source, Trenton: NJ, Africa World Press, 2007.

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