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Fighting for Africa : the Pan-African Contributions of Ambassador Dudley J. Thompson and Bill Sutherland.

Author: JOHNSON ROBERT JR (ED)
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, 2009.
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Fighting for Africa captures the commitment and contributions of two men who dedicated their lives to the fight to free Africa from colonialism and racism. Ambassador Dudley Thompson, though born in the West Indies, became a British barrister. Thompson lived in Africa, where he provided essential legal services to Jomo Kenyatta when he was a defendant in the infamous Mau Mau trials of the 1950s and when Kenyatta  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(ED), JOHNSON, ROBERT JR.
Fighting for Africa : The Pan-African Contributions of Ambassador Dudley J. Thompson and Bill Sutherland.
Lanham : The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: JOHNSON ROBERT JR (ED)
ISBN: 9780761847922 0761847928 1282479911 9781282479913
OCLC Number: 700680939
Description: 1 online resource (73 pages)
Contents: Fighting for Africa; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Ambassador Dudley J. Thompson; Bill Sutherland; Conclusions; Bibliography; Index.

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Fighting for Africa captures the commitment and contributions of two men who dedicated their lives to the fight to free Africa from colonialism and racism. Ambassador Dudley Thompson, though born in the West Indies, became a British barrister. Thompson lived in Africa, where he provided essential legal services to Jomo Kenyatta when he was a defendant in the infamous Mau Mau trials of the 1950s and when Kenyatta became the president of independent Kenya. In addition, Ambassador Thompson drafted theconstitution for newly independent Tanzania and served as legal advisor to its president, Julius.

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