African Journal of
History and Culture

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Hist. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6672
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJHC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 197

Article in Press

Africanisation of the Feudal notion: colonialism and restructuralisation of State in pre- and colonial Buganda

Sekiswa Peter

  •  Received: 04 August 2023
  •  Accepted: 06 September 2023
The Africanization of the feudal notion through the lens of colonialism and state restructuralisation in pre- and colonial Buganda. This study delves into the intricate interplay between indigenous socio-political systems and the impact of European colonial powers on the Buganda Kingdom. Through a comprehensive analysis of historical records, ethnographic accounts, and scholarly research, the journal paper examines how the pre-colonial Buganda society developed and adapted feudalistic principles unique to its cultural context. Furthermore, it delves into the transformative effects of colonial intrusion, focusing on the restructuring of the Buganda state apparatus under colonial rule. By tracing the socio-political evolution from indigenous feudalism to colonial-era state restructuring.

Keywords: Africanisation, Feudal, Colonialism, restructuralisation