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Revolution in Zanzibar

an American"s Cold War tale

by Donald Petterson

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Published by Westview in Boulder, Colo, Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zanzibar
    • Subjects:
    • Zanzibar -- History -- Revolution, 1964

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-276) and index.

      StatementDonald Petterson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT449.Z29 P47 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 286 p. :
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3321906M
      ISBN 100813342686
      LC Control Number2004275221

      This book gives a detailed analysis of the causes of the revolution of January in Zanzibar, and provides a study of the process of modernization in a plural society. Originally published in This book, written by State Department employee Don Petterson, discusses the revolution in the tiny African country of Zanzibar. The island state had just come from under the British umbrella as a protectorate and was ruled by a Omani Sultan and dominated by an Arab minority/5(8).

      A month later, the bloody Zanzibar Revolution, in which several thousand Arabs and Indians were killed and thousands more expelled and expropriated, led to the Republic of Zanzibar and Pemba.   The term “Zanzibar Revolution” refers to (1) the overthrow in January of the islands’ first postcolonial regime, barely a month after gaining independence from British rule; (2) a period of several weeks following the overthrow when Africans targeted islanders of mostly Arab heritage and identity for violence, plunder, and vengeance seeking; and (3) the years from through the Author: G. Thomas Burgess.

      Get this from a library! Revolution in Zanzibar: an American's Cold War tale. [Donald Petterson] -- "The Cold War came to Zanzibar in after African rebels slaughtered one of every ten Arabs. Led at first by a strange, messianic Ugandan, the rebels became heavily influenced by pro-Communists. Buy Revolution in Zanzibar. by John Okello online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Shop : John Okello.


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As the only American in Zanzibar throughout the revolution, Petterson reports with the inside authority of a highly placed diplomatic observer, illuminating how the current troubles in Zanzibar are rooted in the Cold War and the revolution of more Paperback, pages/5.

A comprehensive account of events surrounding the revolution in Zanzibar as experienced by American vice consul Petterson. At the time a young man with a new wife and child, Petterson was looking forward to working on his Swahili and getting to know the island when he was posted to Zanzibar, directly off the coast of East : Don Petterson.

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Amrit Wilson’s present book came out timely when Zanzibar was hectically planning and organizing to celebrate on 12 Januarythe 50th anniversary of the Revolution ofwhich toppled the one month old coalition government of the Zanzibar Nationalist Party (ZNP) and the Zanzibar and Pemba People’s Party (ZPPP) with its constitutional monarch Seyyid Jamshid bin Abdullah, the 12th and last.

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That fateful day of 12th January, was a Sunday, the last prior to the commencement of the holy Muslim month of Ramadhan and customarily ‘vunjajungu’, the scheduled event for picnicking/5. The Zanzibar Revolution: On 10 th December Zanzibar island gained independence form Great Britain.

A month later, on the night of January 12 tha band of some people, violently seized the island of Zanzibar (Unguja) and overthrew the Sultan of Zanzibar and his mainly Arab Government.

John Gideon Okello ( – ) was a Ugandan revolutionary and the leader of the Zanzibar Revolution in This revolution overthrew Sultan Jamshid bin Abdullah and led to the proclamation of Zanzibar as a :Otuke District, Uganda Protectorate. The Cold War exploded in Zanzibar in when African rebels slaughtered one of every ten Arabs.

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Dr. Amrit Wilson’s present book has come out timely when Zanzibar is hectically planning and organizing to celebrate on 12 Januarythe 50 th anniversary of the Revolution ofwhich toppled the one month old coalition government of the Zanzibar Nationalist Party (ZNP) and the Zanzibar and Pemba People’s Party (ZPPP) with its.

Burgess’ new book Race, Revolution, and the Struggle for Human Rights in Zanzibar, which features Burgess’ analysis as a supplement to the memoirs of Ali Sultan Issa and Seif Sharif Hamad, both prominent men in Zanzibari politics after the revolution. The memoirs offer recollections of revolutionary Zanzibar from two contrasting views andFile Size: KB.Revolution in Zanzibar Book Summary and Study Guide.

what happened to the beleaguered Americans on the island during and after the revolution, and the Cold War struggle in Zanzibar as it was fought between the United States and the Soviets and Chinese Communists.This book, written by State Department employee Don Petterson, discusses the revolution in the tiny African country of Zanzibar.

The island state had just come from under the British umbrella as a protectorate and was ruled by a Omani Sultan and dominated by an Arab minority/5.