Religion and Politics in East Africa: The Period since Independence


This volume describes attempts by governments to manage religious affairs in both Muslim and Christian areas of East Africa. It also shows how religious denominations act in opposition to one-party state regimes; Islamic fundamentalism and its role before and after the end of the Cold War; and the part played by Christian churches operating as NGOs within the constraints of structural adjustment. North America: Ohio U Press; Uganda: Fountain Publishers; Kenya: EAEP

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Michael Twaddle
  • R. S. O'Fahey
  • Omari H. Kokole
  • François Constantin
  • Heike Behrend
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1995


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