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Imperial reckoning : the untold story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya

Autore: Caroline Elkins
Editore: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2005.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Thousands of Kenyans fought alongside the British in World War II, but just a few years after the defeat of Hitler, the British colonial government detained nearly the entire population of Kenya's largest ethnic minority, the Kikuyu--some one and a half million people. The story of the system of prisons and work camps where thousands met their deaths has remained largely untold, because of a determined effort by the  Per saperne di più…
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Tipo materiale: Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Caroline Elkins
ISBN: 0805076530 9780805076530 0805080015 9780805080018
Numero OCLC: 55884905
Riconoscimenti: Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, 2006
Descrizione: xvi, 475 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contenuti: Pax Britannica --
Britain's assault on Mau Mau --
Screening --
Rehabilitation --
The birth of Britain's Gulag --
The world behind the wire --
The hard core --
Domestic terror --
Outrage, suppression, and silence --
Detention exposed.
Responsabilità: Caroline Elkins.
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