Maji Maji resistance against the Germans

Feb 2019
30
Nigeria

On 31 of July 1905, Matumbi tribesmen marched on Samanga and destroyed the cotton crop as well as trading post. The Maji Maji uprising in German East Africa was one of the most significant African challenges faced by the German colonial aspiration and leadership. The resistance lasted for two years and the casualties were estimated around 250000-300000 total death and injured, mostly civilian from famine, cross fire and hunger etc.

Tanganyika (modern day Tanzania) was acquired by the German during the scramble for Africa and the Berlin Conference of 1884/1885, but the Germans established control over Tanganyika on 1898,and imposed a violent regime in other to control the population.
The brutal and oppressive administration imposed by the Germans made............

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May 2016
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The Maji-Maji war is really a quite unknown by pop history event and it seems quite forgotten by the historiography (I confess that I knew about the conflict in my teen days as a wargamer, when Wargamer meant to play with physical miniatures in a huge table)

Is there any online article or book that explains the conflict with some detail?
 
Feb 2019
30
Nigeria
The Maji-Maji war is really a quite unknown by pop history event and it seems quite forgotten by the historiography (I confess that I knew about the conflict in my teen days as a wargamer, when Wargamer meant to play with physical miniatures in a huge table)

Is there any online article or book that explains the conflict with some detail?
Yeah they are, am not in History department so I can't get you any resources right now but I will ask my friends there.