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Writing for Kenya : the life and works of Henry Muoria

Author: Wangari Muoria-Sal; Henry Muoria
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Series: African sources for African history, v. 10.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the Gikuyu-language pamphlet literature of the 1940s, the family history of the writer Henry Muoria, and a daughter's memory, this book illuminates the political challenges faced by Kenya's first nationalists and the domestic sacrifices that politics demanded.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Writing for Kenya.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
(DLC) 2009010954
(OCoLC)317361704
Named Person: Henry Muoria; Henry Muoria; Jomo Kenyatta; Jomo Kenyatta; Henry Muoria; Henry Muoria; Henry Muoria; Jomo Kenyatta
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wangari Muoria-Sal; Henry Muoria
ISBN: 9789047427506 9047427505 9789004174047 9004174044
OCLC Number: 568673041
Language Note: Biographical material in English; texts of Muoria's political pamphlets in Kikuyu with English translation.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 409 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Henry Muoria, public moralist / John Lonsdale --
The Muorias in Kenya : 'a very long chain' : an essay in family biography / Bodil Folke Frederiksen --
The Muoria family in London : a memory / Wangari Muoria-Sal ; with Bodil Folke Frederiksen --
Editorial note on Henry Muoria's three political pamphlets --
What should we do, our people? --
The home coming of our great hero Jomo Kenyatta --
Kenyatta is our reconciler.
Series Title: African sources for African history, v. 10.
Responsibility: by Wangari Muoria-Sal [and others].

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