Tabitha Kanogo

Professor
Office Hours: 
Tuesday and Thursday, 2:15-3:15 p.m.
3220 Dwinelle
(510) 642-2737
Education: 

Ph.D., University of Nairobi, 1981

Research Interests: 

Africa: Kenya, social, cultural, women's and colonial history

Representative Publications: 

Squatters and the Roots of Mau Mau (James Currey London; Heinemann, Kenya: Ohio University Press, U.S.A.) 1987a.

"Women and Politics of Protest: Mau Mau," in Images of Women in Peace and War, MacMillan, 1987b. Edited by S. Ardener, S. Macdonald and P. Holden

"Kenya During the Depression, 1929-39" in A Modern History of Kenya 1895-1980. Edited by W.R. Ochieng' (Nairobi and London, Evans Brother, 1989).

Makers of Kenyan History: Dedan Kimathi (School Reader), 1992, Heinemann, Kenya.

"Mission Impact on Women in Colonial Kenya" in Women and Missions: Past and Present, Anthropological and Historical Perceptions. Edited by F. Bowie, D. Kirkwood and S. Ardener, Berg Publishers, Providence/Oxford, 1993.

"Jomo Kenyatta," Encyclopedia of Africa South of the Sahara, edited by John Middleton, Simon & Schuster & Prentice Hall International, New York, 1998

"Mau Mau," Encyclopedia of Africa South of the Sahara, edited by John Middleton, Simon & Schuster & Prentice Hall International, New York, 1998

"Kikuyu History, Religons Systms and Rituals," in Encyclopeida of African Religions and Philosophy, edited by V.Y. Mudimbe, Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, 1999

"Rift Valley Squatters and Mau Mau," Kenya Historical Review Journal, Vol. 5 No. 2 1977, E.A.L.B. (Edited by W.R. Ochieng' and K. Janmohamed).

"Politics of Collaboration or Domination? Case Study of the Capricon African Society" in Kenya Historical Review Journal, Vol 2, No. 2 1974 East African Literature Bureau (Edited by W.R. Ochieng', R. Van Zwanenberg, J. Mwenesi and K. Janmohamed).

Review: "Mau Mau Twenty Years After, the Myth and the Survivors" in Kenya Historical Review Journal, Vol. 5 No. 2, 1977, Kenya Literature Bureau.

"The Problems of the Landless: A Historical Perspective" in Wajibu, Journal of Social and Religious Concern, Vol 4, No. 3 (September-October 1989). Edited by D. Wanjohi.

Review: "KAU: The Kenya African Union, by J. Spencer" in African Economic History, No. 18 (1989).

Review: "The Carrier Corps: Military Labour in the East African Campaign, 1914-1918, Geoffrey Hodges," Journal of African History Vol. 31, No. 1, 1990.

"The Co-operative Movement" in Themes in Kenyan History. Edited by W.R. Ochieng' (Kenya, Heinemann, James Currey, London, 1990).

"Women's Movement and Visions in Kenya: What Lessons from the Past?" in Alternatives: Women's Visions and Movements, Vol. II, Edited by Neuma Aguiar, Dawn, Rio De Janiero, 1991.

"Women and the Environment in History" in Groundwork: African Women as Environmental Managers. Edited by Shanyisa R. Khasiani, ACTS Press, Nairobi, 1992).

--- with R.M. Maxon, "Co-operatives" in An Economic History of Kenya. Edited by W.R. Ochieng and R.M. Maxon, East African Educational Publishers, Nairobi, 1992.

"Colonialism and Gender: Depiction and Control of African Women" in Ripensare La Storia Coloniale, Orientalia Karalitana, Numero 2 -- Decembre 1993. Edited by Bianca Maria Carangiu, Instituto Di Studi Africani e Orientali, Cagliari, Italy.

"Women,Patriarchy and Production" in Independent Review, Vol.1..No.3. 1997 , Edited by Muigai wa Gachanja, Nairobi, The Independent Opinion/Review Publishers.

"Kikuyu History, Religons Systms and Rituals," in Encyclopeida of African Religions and Philosophy, edited by V.Y. Mudimbe, Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, 1999.

African Womanhood in Colonial Kenya, 1900-1950. Oxford: James Currey Publishers; Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press; Nairobi: East African EducationalPublications, 2005.