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Title Tana Tales. Being Stories of Life in East Africa on the Red River
Author(s) Phillipson, J. H; Shapland, R. H. B.
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1924
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication London
Publisher Henry Hooks
Library British Library
Reference 4763.bb.1
Region Africa
Places East Africa, Red River, Tana River, Tana-land, Golbanti, Mombasa (p1), Jomvu (p3), Indian Ocean (p8), Somalia, Sumaliland (p135)
Topics contents, African literature, African fiction, missionary, religion Christianity, missionary work, Methodist missionaries, German Mission (p26), missionary life, Pokomos, Gallas, slavery (pp3, 48), dress (pp3-4, 24), Arab Dhow (8), boat, Swahili (pp9, 142), Islam, Mohammedanism, Muslims (pp9, 142), housing (p15), bats and mosquitoes (p16), health and disease (pp19-21, 27, 37-46), small-pox (pp20, 27, 37-45), payment for attending church (p21), floods (p26), status of women (pp32-33), baptism (p35), education (pp51-55), crime and punishment (p56), tribal conflict, fight between chiefs (pp57-60), masculinity (pp32-34, 71, 87), Masai (pp71, 78), missionary killed by Masai (p78), drinking blood (p87), Galla feast (p86), hunting, natural history, Rhinos (pp94-100), elephants (p96), crocodiles (pp101-106), Hippopotamus (pp114-121), snakes (pp122-128), locusts (pp150-150), colonial conflict (p134), Somali (pp134-140)
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