Defeating Mau Mau, Creating Kenya: Counterinsurgency, Civil War, and Decolonization

Defeating Mau Mau, Creating Kenya: Counterinsurgency, Civil War, and Decolonization

by Daniel Branch
     
 

This book details the devastating Mau Mau civil war fought in Kenya during the 1950s and its legacies for the post-colonial state.See more details below

Overview

This book details the devastating Mau Mau civil war fought in Kenya during the 1950s and its legacies for the post-colonial state.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521130905
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2009
Series:
African Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
278
Sales rank:
1,157,900
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: understanding loyalism in Kenya's civil war; 1. Vomiting the oath: the origins of loyalism in the growth of Mau Mau; 2. Terror and counter-terror: March 1953–April 1954; 3. From Mau Mau to home guard: the defeat of the insurgency; 4. Loyalism, land and labour: the path to self-mastery; 5. Loyalism in the age of decolonisation; 6. Eating the fruits of Uhuru: loyalists, Mau Mau and the post-colonial state; Conclusion: loyalism, decolonisation and civil war.

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