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Mr. Anderson documents a largely forgotten but bloody guerrilla conflict, fought by an anti-imperialist/ nationalist party against British forces. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Thomas Mullally
Uses court records to reconstruct what actually happened during the Mau Mau uprising. Remarkable how clever the colonial government was in turning a legitimate protest against... Read morePublished 7 months ago by David G Carter
A very interesting book. We forget how the other part of the world struggles under the white yoke still.Published 13 months ago by Bernadette Hackett
The books condition was better than advertised. I would highly recommend this buyer to anyone who is interested in saving money and wanting a relatively new book. Read morePublished 22 months ago by June
After more than forty years as an historian at major institutions across the United States, I rarely, if ever, use words like "brilliant" to describe a work of history, no matter... Read morePublished on September 18, 2012 by M. Paul Holsinger
I bought this book because I knew almost nothing about Mau Mau and the end of British colonialism in east Africa. I just wanted to fill in some of the blanks. Read morePublished on March 1, 2012 by A. mack
War is a science. MAUMAU is propaganda name. Try pronouncing MUMA, An oath that the Gikuyu society took to stay together. Who coined this MAUMAU mumboJambo name? Churchill?Published on January 2, 2012 by JONAH KARICHO
This book is a great read if you want to learn about what the British did to the peole of Kenya. I do not want to give away the story but the British has done a lot to different... Read morePublished on May 3, 2011 by Amazon Customer
With the fracas about the American prison at Abu Ghraib in Iraq, one could read this book for a different perspective. Read morePublished on May 1, 2007 by W Boudville