She passed the village of Uyofu, the last northern limit of the Unyamwezi
, opposite to the Lake Ukereoue, which could still be seen.
The topics include a historical perspective with reference to the White Fathers in Buha and Unyamwezi
from 1878 to the 1990s, a critical discourse analysis of Muslims' social differentiation claims in Tanzania, insights from Tanga and Arumeru on religious teachings and development concepts in Tanzania, the relationship between the state and African religion, and regulating Islamic revivalism in Tanzania.
Consequently, although scholars, like Frederick Cooper, Plantation Slavery in East Africa (1977) and Abdul Sheriff, Slaves, Spices and Ivory in Zanzibar (1987) have previously focused upon Zanzibar as the major slave market in East Africa, other centers, like the cultural and geographic zone of Unyamwezi in Tanzania, were equally important.
As previously noted, Jan-Georg Deutsch's 2nd chapter on the slave trade in Tanganyika emphasizes the importance of Unyamwezi to the East African Slave trade, particularly in the second half of the 19th century.
To ensure that agricultural production continued at a rate necessary to feed the population, Unyamwezi
became an importer of slaves.
Particular geographic topics include slavery and social change in Unyamwezi
; slavery and forced labor in the Eastern Congo; legacies of slavery in Northwest Uganda; human booty, stolen people, and autonomous chief in Buganda; slavery and social oppression in Ankole; the slave trade in Burundi and Rwanda; and Bunyoro and the demography of slavery.
For instance, in the area around Mgongo Tembo, Stanley describes the seemingly endless forests of Unyamwezi
as sublime in their repetitious monotony.
Among incidental parallels with Heart of Darkness, it is perhaps worth mentioning that Stanley actually employs the term 'harlequin' for the ambiguously behaved Unyamwezi
vizier of a district sultan both formidable and devious (pp.