Paramouncy to partnership: J.H. Oldham and Africa

J.H. Oldham, originally a missionary in India has exercised a great influence on East African Affairs; as secretary of the International Missionary Council with his headquarters in London he began a long career as a missionary-statesman starting about 1920 becoming especcially concerned with Kenya and having and important influence on its history. He was a member of the advisory Committee on Native Education in Tropical Africa from which emerged the important statement Education policy in Br. Tropical Africa (cmnd 2374) 1925). In 1925 the suggested the paramountcy declaration of native interests in Kenya and in 1927 he became a member of the Hilton Young Commossion, which was to examine closer union in East Africa and also how the Dual policy might be this extended; he was mainly responsible for the majority report containing the first statement of partnership policy.

Title:Paramouncy to partnership: J.H. Oldham and Africa
Author:Bennett, G.
Year:1960
Periodical: Africa: Journal of the International African Institute (ISSN 0001-9720)
Volume:30
Issue:4
Pages:356-361
Language:English
Geographic term:East Africa
Subject:colonization
External link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/1157597
Abstract:J.H. Oldham, originally a missionary in India has exercised a great influence on East African Affairs; as secretary of the International Missionary Council with his headquarters in London he began a long career as a missionary-statesman starting about 1920 becoming especcially concerned with Kenya and having and important influence on its history. He was a member of the advisory Committee on Native Education in Tropical Africa from which emerged the important statement Education policy in Br. Tropical Africa (cmnd 2374) 1925). In 1925 the suggested the paramountcy declaration of native interests in Kenya and in 1927 he became a member of the Hilton Young Commossion, which was to examine closer union in East Africa and also how the Dual policy might be this extended; he was mainly responsible for the majority report containing the first statement of partnership policy.