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

Author: Caroline Elkins
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., [2006, 2005] ©2005
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First Owl books editionView all editions and formats
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Reveals how the British colonial government detained more than one million members of Kenya's largest ethnic minority in prisons and work camps where many met their deaths as a result of a British attempt to stop the Mau Mau uprising.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Elkins, Caroline.
Imperial reckoning.
(OCoLC)458829086
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Elkins
ISBN: 9781429900294 1429900296
OCLC Number: 862733349
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2005.
"An Owl book"--Title page verso.
Awards: Winner of Pulitzer Prize (Nonfiction) 2006
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 475 pages) : illustrations, maps
Responsibility: Caroline Elkins.

Abstract:

Reveals how the British colonial government detained more than one million members of Kenya's largest ethnic minority in prisons and work camps where many met their deaths as a result of a British attempt to stop the Mau Mau uprising.

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