Colonial administration: difference between direct rule and indirect rule
COLONIAL ADMINISTRATIONThe methods mainly used by the British to administer their colonies were1. Direct rule.2. Indirect rule.Difference between direct rule and indirect rule.-Indirect rule was a system under which the British recognized the existing African political system and used it to rule over the colonies.-Direct rule was a system where the Europeans/the British entrenched themselves in the direct administration of their colonies. Indigenouspolitical and administrative institutions and leaders are replaced with European systems.