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

Autor: Caroline Elkins
Editora: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2005.
Edição/Formato   Livro : Inglês : 1st edVer todas as edições e formatos
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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  Ler mais...
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Tipo de Material: Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Caroline Elkins
ISBN: 9780805067804 0805067809 0805076530 9780805076530
Número OCLC: 55884905
Descrição: xvi, 475 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Conteúdos: 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.
Responsabilidade: Caroline Elkins.
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On the same night as the Great Chicago Fire--October 8, 1871--an even deadlier conflagration swept through the lumber down of Peshtigo, Wisconsin, killing more than 2,000 people. This account of the  Ler mais...

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