Arab rising in German East Africa (36 words)

Historical Context Note

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An Arab rising of coastal slave traders breaks out in German East Africa (modern-day Tanzania). It requires the military intervention of German administrator Hermann von Wissman throughout the rest of the year to quash the rebellion.

Editors. "Arab rising in German East Africa". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[, accessed 22 October 2016.]