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Abdullah, Y. B., 32
Adaima, case study, 54–55; context, 62–70;
documentation, 59–62, 60
Adams, Mondam, 121–22
adultery, 34, 39, 40, 43. See also interracial
sexual relations
Affiliation Ordinance (1946), 202
African, use of term, 8, 238, 242, 243, 248
Africanism, 8
African nationalism, 1–2, 10, 49, 148, 177–
78, 209, 235–36, 245
African Political Organisation (South
Africa), 182, 187
African regional migration, 55–56
African resistance, 4, 13, 21, 43, 68–71,
151–52, 241
African Urban Housing Ordinance (North-
ern Rhodesia, 1948), 213
Afrikaner, use of term, 12, 233
Afro- Arab populations, 12
Afro- Britishness, 13–14, 141. See also
Anglo- African populations; Eurafrican/
Euro- African populations
Afro- Portuguese populations, 12
agency: African, 43, 63, 68; blackmail and,
43, 68–69; of children, 73, 89–90; criti-
cal, 155, 237; documented, 89–90; in
genealogical imagination, 237; histori-
cal, 10, 13, 71, 91, 239, 242; kinship and,
17; legal, 99; social identity and, 238,
245; of women, 63, 68–71
agnatic customs. See under cultural
practices
amalgamation, use of term, 178, 182, 197
Amselle, Jean- Loup, 33
anecdotal knowledge, use of term, 37, 43,
44, 89, 135, 234
Anglo- African Association (Nyasaland),
2, 3, 28, 34, 36, 49, 63, 99, 105, 147, 149,
152–58, 163, 166–69, 176, 177, 187, 193,
199, 202, 203, 236
Anglo- African population: census figures,
35–36, 63, 149, 159–61, 172–73; diverse
origins of, 44; genealogical imagination
and, 13–14, 52; identity, 2–4, 27, 49, 52,
53, 142, 150, 159, 161–62, 170; regional,
141–44, 235; shallow history of, 23;
social history of, 44–51, 147–48, 156–57,
171–74, 200, 245–46; status of, 8–9, 34,
93, 100–102, 141, 155, 157, 163–65, 167,
202–3, 235–36; as subaltern, 29; use of
term, 14–15, 21, 51, 142, 168, 185, 237.
See also Coloured populations
Anglo- Indo- African Association (Nyasa-
land), 174
Anti-Coloured Affairs Department Move-
ment (South Africa), 187, 188
antithetical histories, use of term, 238,
239
apartheid, 12, 98, 178, 203, 233–34, 246–47
Appadurai, Arjun, 302n33
Appiah, Kwame Anthony, 156, 245, 247
Apter, Andrew, 10
Arab- Africans, use of term, 105
Arcadia neighborhood (Salisbury/Harare),
127, 184, 209
Arms and Ammunitions Ordinance No. 2
(Southern Rhodesia, 1891), 103, 104
Ascroft, Henry, 154–55, 157–58, 171, 193,
197, 198–99, 202, 204, 236; Banda vs.,
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