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Kenya : from colonization to independence, 1888-1970

Author: R Mugo Gatheru
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Beginning with the advent of Europeans in the late 1800s, this volume presents Kenya as a land of contrasts--in geography as well as people. Gatheru discusses the viewpoint of the Kenyan people, enumerating the events and attitudes which led to the eventual eruption of violence."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gatheru, R. Mugo, 1925-
Kenya.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2005
(OCoLC)607704539
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Mugo Gatheru
ISBN: 0786421991 9780786421992
OCLC Number: 59279875
Description: 236 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: People of Kenya --
The birth of mistrust --
Mistrust flourishes --
Death wish exploited --
The African response --
The Kikuyu central association--enter Kenyatta --
Closer union versus African paramountcy --
Intercultural relations, part I --
Intercultural relations, part II --
The north Nyanza gold fields --
The Kenya land commission, part I --
The Kenya land commission, part II --
"Star chamber" legislation --
Tyranny over the African labor force --
The crisis --
Kenyatta returns to Kenya --
What was Mau Mau? --
The psychology of the oath --
The supremacy of settler politics ends --
The turning point--enter MacLeod --
Education as a necessary tool for independence --
Independence --
Kenya and east African economic integration --
Postscript.
Responsibility: R. Mugo Gatheru.
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