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The genesis of Bazarrabusa: A Ugandan Life

A few years ago, in the chaotic attic of a long-neglected family house in England, I discovered several books by my maternal grandfather Timothy Bazarrabusa. Alongside these novels in a language I couldn’t decipher there were some old photos, a couple of photocopied documents, and a tiny page of notes in my father’s handwriting. Over the following years, I began to investigate these fragmentary leads as a diversion from my research in French colonial history. What started as a casual interest in a long-departed forebear has now become a viable research undertaking, and a vehicle for inquiry into the possibilities of digital scholarship.
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