114. Teacher Taught Me: Julius Nyerere
The first leader of independent Tanzania grounds his socialist ideas in traditional African values.
• J.K. Nyerere, Freedom and Unity: A Selection from Writings and Speeches, 1952-65 (London: 1967).
• J.K. Nyerere, Freedom and Socialism: A Selection from Writings and Speeches, 1965-1967 (London: 1968).
• J.K. Nyerere, Ujamaa: Essays on Socialism (London: 1968).
• J.K. Nyerere, Freedom and Development: A Selection from Writings and Speeches, 1967-1973 (London: 1973).
• J.K. Nyerere, Man and Development (London: 1974).
• P. Bjerk, Building a Peaceful Nation: Julius Nyerere and the Establishment of Sovereignty in Tanzania, 1960-1964 (Rochester: 2015).
• P. Bjerk, Julius Nyerere (Athens, OH: 2017).
• A. Bogues, Black Heretics, Black Prophets: Radical Political Intellectuals (New York: 2003), chapter 4.
• C. Chachage and A. Cassam (eds), Africa's Liberation: The Legacy of Nyerere (Kampala: 2010).
• M.-A. Fouéré (ed), Remembering Julius Nyerere in Tanzania: History, Memory, Legacy (Dar es Salaam: 2015).
• O. Gbadegesin, "Ujamaa: Julius Nyerere on the Meaning of Human Existence," Ultimate Reality and Meaning 17 (1994): 50-69.
• E. Hunter, Political Thought and the Public Sphere in Tanzania: Freedom, Democracy and Citizenship in the Era of Decolonization (New York: 2015).
• I.G. Shivji, S. Yahya-Othman, and N. Kamata, Development as Rebellion: A Biography of Julius Nyerere (Vols. 1-3) (Dar es Salaam: 2020).
• V. Stöger-Eising, ""Ujamaa" Revisited: Indigenous and European Influences in Nyerere's Social and Political Thought," Africa 70 (2000): 118-143.