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Mau Mau from below

Author: Greet Kershaw
Publisher: Oxford : J. Currey ; Athens : Ohio University Press, ©1997.
Series: Eastern African studies (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the oral evidence of the Kikuyu villagers with whom Greet Kershaw lived as an aid worker during the Mau Mau "Emergency" in the 1950s, and which is now totally irrecoverable in any form save in her own field notes.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kershaw, Greet.
Mau Mau from below.
Oxford : J. Currey ; Athens : Ohio University Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)605617360
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Greet Kershaw
ISBN: 0821411543 9780821411544 0821411551 9780821411551 0852557329 9780852557327 0852557310 9780852557310
OCLC Number: 35305131
Description: xxx, 354 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / John Lonsdale --
1. The Settlement of Kiambu until the Kirika Famine of 1835 --
2. From Kirika until the End of the Nineteenth Century --
3. Land Ownership in the Twentieth Century --
4. The Labour Market for the Local Population --
5. Land, Labour & Living in the Colonial Era --
6. Resistance of the Elders until the Beginning of Mau Mau --
7. The Resistance of the Land Poor & Landless: The Beginning of Mau Mau --
8. The Emergency, Marige & the End of Mau Mau --
App. I. Data, Reliability & Analysis --
App. II. Oral Traditions --
App. III. Notes on Kiambu Social Organization --
App. IV. Economic data --
App. V. Notes on the Kenya Land Commission Report --
App. VI. Notes on the Rift Valley.
Series Title: Eastern African studies (London, England)
Responsibility: Greet Kershaw.
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The field notes of an anthropologist living among the Kikuyu people provide insights into their values, fears, and expectations.  Read more...

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