There came a time 2: Essays on the Great War in Africa – edited collection

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Conference proceedings 2018 and other submissions edited by Anne Samson, Ana Paula Pires and Dan Gilfoyle


Military engagements

1. India’s contribution to the Great War in East Africa Harry Fecitt
2. Major-General JM Stewart’s advance from Namanga, BEA to Moshi, GEA, 5-16 March 1916 James Willson
3. South Africa’s Cape Corps – Rufiji campaign: The final push Janet Szabo
4. South Africa’s Cape Corps at Square Hill, Palestine – A test of its fighting mettle Janet Szabo
5. The impact of WW1 on East Africa seen through the eyes of Claude Old field, Colonial Service, Northern Rhodesia (1911-32)Malcolm Alexander

Challenging myths and legacy
6. The legend of the Old & the Bold – Fact or Myth? Alex Balm
7. The engagement of small scale farm growers in Coffee farming during German and British Colonial rule in Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania Somo ML Seimu
8. Intensification of Cotton farming under British Colonial Rule during Post World War 1 era in Western Cotton Growing Area Somo ML Seimu
9. Portugal and the Memory of the First World War in Africa Sérgio Neto
10. “You are going to die … That is what you came here to do”: Representations of the SS Mendi in South Africa’s socio-political landscape
Richard Brown

Centenary reflections
11. First World War battlesites in Mbala/Abercorn and District – visited in 2017/19 Patrick Wiedorn; Mary Mbewe; Colin Carlin
12. Reflections on cross-cultural aspects by reseachers of the First World War in Africa GWAA members
13. On the Sideline – Photographs of the East and West African campaigns in the First World War Project Experience Tomar Beh
14. Breaking the Myths Christine Locke
15. Behind the wire: An exhibition in Kwa-Zulu Natal Museum Stefan Manz
16. 1914-1918 Encyclopedia Melvin E Page


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