Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania—United Republic of Tanzania
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Key Historical Events. Tanganyika achieved responsible government in Sept. 1960 and full self-government on 1 May 1961. On 9 Dec. 1961 Tanganyika became a sovereign independent member state of the Commonwealth of Nations. It adopted a republican form of government on 9 Dec. 1962. For history from the end of the 17th century until 1960 see The Statesman’s Year-Book, 1991–92, p. 1183.


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Further Reading

  1. Ayany, S. G., A History of Zanzibar. Nairobi, 1970Google Scholar
  2. Coulson, A., Tanzania: A Political Economy. OUP, 1982Google Scholar
  3. Darch, C., Tanzania. [Bibliography] 2nd ed. Oxford and Santa Barbara (CA), 1996Google Scholar
  4. Hood, M., (ed.) Tanzania and Nyerere. London, 1988Google Scholar
  5. Nyerere, J., Freedom and Development. New York, 1976Google Scholar
  6. Resnick, I. N., The Long Transition: Building Socialism in Tanzania. New York and London, 1981Google Scholar
  7. Yeager, R., Tanzania: An African Experiment. Aldershot, 1982Google Scholar
  8. National statistical office: Bureau of Statistics, Dar es Salaam,Google Scholar

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