PDF | The Dual Mandate in British Tropical Africa is a book written by Sir Fredrick Lugard (the first colonial Governor General of Nigeria). It forms or constructs. Frederick John Dealtry Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard GCMG, CB, DSO, PC (22 January – 11 April ), known as Sir Frederick Lugard . Lugard’s The Dual Mandate in British Tropical Africa was published in and discussed indirect. Born to an English family in India in , Frederick Lugard rose to His The Dual Mandate, first published in , became a handbook for all.

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The Dual Mandate in British Tropical Africa, by Frederick John Dealtry Lugard (1965)

It would be worthwhile to study clinically, in detail, the steps taken by Hitler and Hitlerism and to reveal to the very distinguished, very humanistic, very Christian bourgeois of the twentieth century that without his being aware of it, he has a Hitler inside him, that Hitler inhabits him, that Hitler is his demon, that if he rails against him, he is being inconsistent and that, at bottom, what he cannot forgive Hitler for is not crime in itself, the crime against man, it is not the humiliation of man as such, it is the crime against the white man, the humiliation of the white man, and the fact that he applied to Europe colonialist procedures which until then had been reserved exclusively for the Arabs of Algeria, the coolies of India, and the blacks of Africa.

University of Minnesota Press. He maintains that that the educated elite shared many of the philosophical justifications of the missionizing and civilizing activities of the Europeans. He reasoned that black Africans were very different from white Europeans, although he did speculate on the admixture of Aryan or Hamitic blood arising from the advent of Islam among the Hausa and Fulani.

This discourse would sync well with the paternalistic posture of the colonialists. They vary in their mental and physical characteristics according to the amount of Negro blood in their veins, which has shown itself extremely potent in assimilating alien strains to its own type.


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The dual mandate of the British Empire, according to Lugard, is to open up Africa to the civilized world and at the same time open the African mind to civilization. However, in practice the British turned the chiefs into agents of the colonial administration. This, in colonial times, led to ground clearing for the expansion of colonial rule in places including Americas, Australia, and parts of Africa. The series of intermittent armed clashes that took place up to mid is known as the Karonga Waror sometimes the Arab War.

Ekeh observes that Mungo Park, an adventurer, becomes a ‘discoverer’ in colonial history taught in British colonized nations.

In any normal distribution, 68 per cent of lore observations fall within one standard deviation of the mean. Although controversial in Lagos, where it was opposed by a large section of the political class and the media, the amalgamation did not arouse passion in the rest of the country because the people were unaware of the implications.

Can the subaltern lodr The heroism of the people of Satiru is made to be supplanted by rebellion, their patriotic resistance by impudent recalcitrance. The debate on Afro- American character and destiny, 4th ed.

The analysis is made on the backdrop of Fairclough’s three dimensional analytical framework, namely: The resort not to use a material process here is germane as such a process involves detailing of actions and circumstances and thus needs facts. The impact of time perspectives on the dynamics of change.

Modes of British Imperial Control of Africa: En route, Lugard was instructed to enter into treaties with local tribes and build forts in order to secure safe passage for future IBEAC expeditions.

They thought that the basis of the legitimacy of both the missionizing activities of the evangelists and the imperializing activities of the administrators was to be found in their claim that they were the purveyors and lugar of lygard superior civilization.


Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard

Language, ideology, and point of view. In this work, Lugard outlined the reasons and methods that he recommended for the colonisation of Africa by Britain.

Discourse, grammar and ideology: His is an intertextual build-up of both colonial mission and nature of the colonial subject. Hulme rightly observes that one of the ways in which ideologies operate is by passing off partial accounts as the whole story. All these connote childlike tendencies and a lack of maturity and responsibility.

Similarly, Lugard’s gaze socially pathologizes certain races in Africa with some authority.

The same gaze and surveillance is used by the colonialists in reporting and describing the colonized. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Lugard argued that Africa’s enormous resources lay wasted not only because Africans did not recognize their uses and value, but also because they did thee possess the know-how to develop and exploit them. The Rani of Sirmur: Denial of history or coevalness should be seen within the larger colonial discourse as a strategy of justifying occupation.

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Language and power 2nd ed. Lugard’s gaze reflects Foucault’s medical gaze by a doctor who can examine and detect the faults with a patient, a diagnoses he applies on the races in Africa that he meets.

His thoughts are concentrated on the events mandafe feelings of the moment, and he suffers little from apprehension for the future, or grief for the past. Here the most pertinent disciplines are ethnography and historical linguistics, and it is the latter duak seems to have provided what will look, at least for a while, like a real beginning, the first encounter.

Time is here shown to be frozen and congealed with the black race.