skip to content
Mau Mau : an African crucible Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Mau Mau : an African crucible

Author: Robert B Edgerton
Publisher: New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A documented account of the Mau Mau rebellion and the legacy of continuing class tension stemming from the Kenyan fight for independence.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Edgerton, Robert B., 1931-
Mau Mau.
New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, ©1989
(OCoLC)555838760
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert B Edgerton
ISBN: 0029089204 9780029089200
OCLC Number: 19741793
Description: xii, 298 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. "There will be a general rising" : the colonization of Kenya --
2. "Something called Maw Maw" : the evolution of a rebellion --
3. "A state of emergency" : four years of war --
4. "Debased creatures of the forest" : the warriors of Mau Mau --
5. "Dark and dreadful distortions of the human spirit" : the white reaction to Mau Mau --
6. "A short, sharp shock" : detention and rehabilitation --
7. "Black man's country" : the path to independence --
8. "Their fierce self-interest": Mau Mau in perspective.
Responsibility: Robert B. Edgerton.

Abstract:

A documented account of the Mau Mau rebellion and the legacy of continuing class tension stemming from the Kenyan fight for independence.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/19741793> # Mau Mau : an African crucible
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "19741793" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/21827046#Organization/mau_mau> ; # Mau Mau.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/21827046#Event/geschichte_1952_1963> ; # Geschichte 1952-1963.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/21827046#Place/kenya> ; # Kenya
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/21827046#Topic/geschichte> ; # Geschichte
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/21827046#Topic/nationalism_kenya_history_20th_century> ; # Nationalism--Kenya--History--20th century
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/967.6203/e20/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/21827046#Place/kenia> ; # Kenia
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208718> ; # Kenya.
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/143005716> ; # Mau Mau
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/21827046#Topic/mau_mau> ; # Mau-Mau
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1033832> ; # Nationalism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/21827046#Topic/nationalismus> ; # Nationalismus
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1353669> ; # Mau Mau Emergency (Kenya : 1952-1960)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/21827046#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "1989" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/85316255> ; # Robert B. Edgerton
   schema:datePublished "1989" ;
   schema:description "1. "There will be a general rising" : the colonization of Kenya -- 2. "Something called Maw Maw" : the evolution of a rebellion -- 3. "A state of emergency" : four years of war -- 4. "Debased creatures of the forest" : the warriors of Mau Mau -- 5. "Dark and dreadful distortions of the human spirit" : the white reaction to Mau Mau -- 6. "A short, sharp shock" : detention and rehabilitation -- 7. "Black man's country" : the path to independence -- 8. "Their fierce self-interest": Mau Mau in perspective."@en ;
   schema:description "A documented account of the Mau Mau rebellion and the legacy of continuing class tension stemming from the Kenyan fight for independence."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/21827046> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/555838760> ;
   schema:name "Mau Mau : an African crucible"@en ;
   schema:productID "19741793" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/19741793#PublicationEvent/new_york_free_press_london_collier_macmillan_1989> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/21827046#Agent/collier_macmillan> ; # Collier Macmillan
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/21827046#Agent/free_press> ; # Free Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780029089200> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/19741793> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/21827046#Agent/collier_macmillan> # Collier Macmillan
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Collier Macmillan" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/21827046#Event/geschichte_1952_1963> # Geschichte 1952-1963.
    a schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Geschichte 1952-1963." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/21827046#Topic/nationalism_kenya_history_20th_century> # Nationalism--Kenya--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85090150> ;
   schema:name "Nationalism--Kenya--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1033832> # Nationalism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Nationalism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208718> # Kenya.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Kenya." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1353669> # Mau Mau Emergency (Kenya : 1952-1960)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Mau Mau Emergency (Kenya : 1952-1960)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/143005716> # Mau Mau
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Mau Mau" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/85316255> # Robert B. Edgerton
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1931" ;
   schema:familyName "Edgerton" ;
   schema:givenName "Robert B." ;
   schema:name "Robert B. Edgerton" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780029089200>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0029089204" ;
   schema:isbn "9780029089200" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/555838760>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Mau Mau." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/19741793> ; # Mau Mau : an African crucible
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.