The Missionary Factor in East Africa

By Roland Oliver | Go to book overview

NOTE ON NAMES OF TRIBES AND PLACES

For those who have no personal knowledge of East Africa it may be helpful to know that the vowels in African words and place-names are pronounced as in Italian; also that the meanings of Bantu word-roots are amplified by prefixes, of which those relevant to this book are: U- and Bu-, signifying place; A-, Wa- and Ba-, signifying people; Ki-, Lu- and Chi-, signifying language. Thus, if we take the word 'Nyamwezi', which is the name of the tribal group living round Tabora in Central Tanganyika, the people are Wanyamwezi, the country is Unyamwezi, and the language is Kinyamwezi. If these rules are borne in mind, the only names that need cause confusion are Uganda and Buganda. Ganda is the name of a tribal group inhabiting the northern shores of Lake Victoria. The people are Baganda; their country is Buganda. But the Arab traders and early European travellers used the Kiswahili form of the locative and called it Uganda, and this word was later used to designate the whole area of the British Protectorate, which includes many other tribal areas than Buganda proper. In this book Buganda has been used for the tribal area, Uganda only for the wider region, of which Buganda is a part. It is also important to remember that from 1895 till 1919 'British East Africa' meant the area now known as Kenya. The new name was adopted to eliminate confusion when the greater part of the former German East Africa became the British mandated territory of Tanganyika.


ABBREVIATIONS
A. Africa: Journal of the Inter-preserved at the Public
national African Institute.Record office.
AFER.Africanae Fraternae Ephem- IRM.International Review of
erides Romanae.Missions.
A.I.M.Africa Inland Mission.(KP)Sir John Kirk's copies of
AMZ.Allgemeine Missionszeit-Foreign Office prints deposi-
schrift.ted at Rhodes House, Oxford.
CA. Central Africa. L.M.S. London Missionary Society.
CMI.Church Missionary Intelli-MC.Missions Catholiques.
gencer.U.M.C.A.Universities Mission to Cen-
CMR.Church Missionary Review.tral Africa.
C.M.S. Church Missionary Society.U.M.M.United Methodist Mission.
C.S.M.Church of Scotland Mission.ZMW.Zeltschrift für Mission-
F.O.Foreign office correspondenceswissenschaft.

-xviii-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
The Missionary Factor in East Africa
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 302

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

    Already a member? Log in now.