Defeating Mau Mau, Creating Kenya: Counterinsurgency, Civil War, and Decolonizationby 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
This book details the devastating Mau Mau civil war fought in Kenya during the 1950s and its legacies for the post-colonial state.
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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