Bachelor of Arts (History)
A History Of Kenya
Exam Name: A History Of Kenya
Course: Bachelor of Arts (History)
Institution/Board: Kenyatta University
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2009/2010
INSTITUTE OF OPEN LEARNING
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF ARTS
A HISTORY OF KENYA
DATE: TUESDAY 20TH JULY 2010
TIME: 8.00 A.M. - 10.00 A.M.
Answer any THREE questions.
Examine and highlight key issues that pre-erupted migration and settlement of various ethnic groups in Kenya.
Human civilization originated in Kenya?. Do you agree.
Using case studies describe and discuss how pre-colonial societies in Kenya organized peasant and pastoralist economies into viable modes of production.
Discuss key features of centralized and ascephalous systems of governance in pre- colonial Kenya. What has been the impact of these systems of administration on modern governance in Kenya.
Assess the factors that forced African societies to organize resistance against European imperialism in Kenya. Do you agree that collaborators were also resisters?
Identify and discuss salient features of Kenya?s colonial economy. In what ways could you argue that British colonialism was responsible for underdevelopment in Kenya.
Critically analyse the contribution of any one of the following in the struggle of independence in Kenya.
Dini ya Msambwa and Mumboism
Kenya African Union
African Elected Members Organization.
Kenya African National Union KANU and Kenya African Democratic Union KADU
What is democratization? Discuss the challenges facing Kenya state in her pursuit to democratize since 1964.
Examine the impact of structural adjustment programmes on Kenya?s economy.
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