The Uganda Protectorate; An Attempt to Give Some Description of the Physical Geography, Botany, Zoology, Anthropology, Languages and History of the Te

The Uganda Protectorate; An Attempt to Give Some Description of the Physical Geography, Botany, Zoology, Anthropology, Languages and History of the Te

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... the natives is imposed, the general theory being that the native should pay for the protection which he receives, and if native chiefs are unable to so govern their people as to ensure peace and quiet in their countries and protection to foreigners, thereby obliging the Administration of the Protectorate to intervene, they must pay hut and gun taxes as the result of not being able to manage their own affairs. As circumstances render it advisable, no doubt, little by little, no district of the Uganda Protectorate will be left without European supervision, and consequently, theoretically, all natives will pay for the upkeep of the Protectorate. Should this be the case, the entire theoretical native taxation of the whole Protectorate should, in money, suffice to meet the entire cost of administration. But it will be a long time before an equilibrium in the Uganda finances is attained in this way only. 194. THE AUTHOE'S RUNGALOW (" COMMISSIONER'S HOUSE ") AT ENTERRf, RUILT RY MR. SPIRK Even supposing the entire male population of the Protectorate was.ready to pay taxes, they have not at present the money to pay in. This lean only come to them by the opening up of the Protectorate to commerce. Commerce will induce the native to develop the resources of his own land in order that he make money by the sale of its products. He will also be able to do work for the foreign merchants and settlers, and thus earn money by a reasonable degree of toil. So long, however, as the natives set themselves resolutely to maintain the Protectorate and a civilised administration over their territories, so long I consider that the Administration should uphold native interests and welfare first of all. Concurrently with the work carried on by this Special...show more

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  • Paperback | 134 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236577272
  • 9781236577276