A National Adolescence? Youth Politics in 1940s Buganda (Uganda)
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Fellowship Work Summary, 2003–04
Carol Summers drafted five papers that will later be published as journal articles and book chapters: "'Subterranean Evil' and 'Tumultuous Riot': Anxiety, Authority and Alienation at King's College Budo, Buganda, Uganda, 1942"; "Young Buganda and Old Boys: Ideals of Youth and Legitimate Leadership in Buganda, 1919-1949," solicited for a special issue of Africa Today on youth in Africa; "Young Africa and Radical Visions: Revisiting the Bataka in Buganda, 1944-54"; "Grandchildren, Grandparents and Radical Politics in Late Colonial Buganda"; and "Radical Rudeness: Ugandan Social Critiques in the 1940s." She also wrote a review of 'Half-London' in Zambia: Contested Identities in a Catholic Mission School, by Anthony Simpson, for the journal Africa; and two reviews for Africa Quarterly, Africa and the West: A Documentary History from the Slave Trade to Independence, by William H. Worger and Nancy L. Clark, and Twilight on the Zambezi: Late Colonialism in Central Africa, by Eugenia W. Herbert.