ISBN 9789970026890
Pages 76
Dimensions 216 x 140 mm
Illustrations B/W Illustrations and Maps
Published 2008
Publisher Fountain Publishers, Uganda
Format Paperback

A History of Ankole

by H.F. Morris

This book, which takes the history of the Banyankore from earliest times to the year 1914, is the first history of this region to be published in English. The material, much of which was originally published in various volumes of Uganda Journal, has been brought together in one volume for the first time.

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About the Author

H.F. Morris

Dr H. F. Morris served for three years as a District Officer in Ankole, and studied the history and the language of the Banyankore. Morris is one of very few British officers who became thoroughly fluent in Runyankore. His profound knowledge of the language made his work in this field easier and enabled him to speak freely and to understand all verbal accounts of past events and history of the period up to 1890, which were given to him by elderly Banyankore who were proud to remember them and to pass them on.

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