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Mau Mau Nationhood

Mau Mau Nationhood

Decades on from independence the role of Mau Mau still excites argument and controversy, not least in Kenya itself.

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Genre : Kenya
Author : E. S. Atieno Odhiambo
Publisher : Ohio State University Press
Release : 2003
Total Pages : 306 Pages
ISBN : 0852554842


Bruce Mau Mc24

Bruce Mau Mc24

24 global, generous, and galvanizing principles to overhaul the way we think and to inspire massive change Bruce Mau has long applied the power of design to transforming the world. Developed over the past three decades, this remarkable book is organized by 24 values that are at the core of Mau's philosophy. MC24 features essays, observations, project documentation, and design work by Mau and other high-profile architects, designers, artists, scientists, environmentalists, and thinkers of our time. Practical, playful, and critical, it equips readers with a tool kit and empowers them to make an impact and engender change on all scales.

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Genre : Design
Author : Bruce Mau
Publisher : Phaidon Press
Release : 2020-06-17
Total Pages : 512 Pages
ISBN : 183866050X


Mau Mau Memoirs

Mau Mau Memoirs

This study of 13 personal accounts of the Mau Mau revolt by Kenyans, demonstrates that these memoirs serve to refute both the British version of the revolt and that of the leaders of the independent Kenyan state. It also points to the importance of Mau Mau in the making of modern Kenya.

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Genre : History
Author : Marshall S. Clough
Publisher : Lynne Rienner Publishers
Release : 1998
Total Pages : 283 Pages
ISBN : 1555875378


Squatters And The Roots Of Mau Mau 1905 63

Squatters And The Roots Of Mau Mau 1905 63

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Genre : Kenya
Author : Tabitha Kanogo
Publisher : East African Publishers
Release : 1987
Total Pages : 206 Pages
ISBN : 9966463267


Defeating Mau Mau

Defeating Mau Mau

This book examines the organisation of the Mau Mau movement, its propaganda, the nature of its religious aspects and its oaths and the mistakes its leaders made.

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Genre : Social Science
Author : Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 2004
Total Pages : 151 Pages
ISBN : 0415329922


Mau Mau And The Kikuyu

Mau Mau And The Kikuyu

This widely-acclaimed book on a troubled period of Kenyan history summarizes some of the more important Kikuyu customs, and a discussion of their break-down under the impact of European civilization. This discussion illustrates why and how the Mau Mau came into being and how the situation could be improved so that peace could once again come to Kenya.

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Genre : Social Science
Author : Louis Leakey
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 2004
Total Pages : 114 Pages
ISBN : 0415329930


Mau Mau Warrior

Mau Mau Warrior

The Mau-Mau uprising (1952-60) remains a controversial conflict, waged by warriors about whom many myths have been formed, but little truth has been written. Condemned by history as a brutal rag-tag force engaged in oath-taking, cannibalism and witchcraft, the military activities of the Mau-Mau have long been overlooked. Although their skill, organization and unique motivation forced the British government to undertake the longest airlift in military history, and to deploy extensive force at a cost of almost £60 million, before it could claim victory. This book reveals the real men and women behind the Mau-Mau; the truth behind the oaths that bound them together; and how they became a powerful force, paving the way for Kenya's independence.

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Genre : History
Author : Abiodun Alao
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release : 2013-02-20
Total Pages : 64 Pages
ISBN : 9781472801821


Rethinking The Mau Mau In Colonial Kenya

Rethinking The Mau Mau In Colonial Kenya

This offers an alternative to the colonialistand nationalist explanations of the Mau Mau revolt, examining a widely studied period of Kenyan history from a new perspective.

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Genre : History
Author : S. Alam
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2007-10-01
Total Pages : 249 Pages
ISBN : 9780230606999


Mau Mau Crucible Of War

Mau Mau Crucible Of War

Mau Mau Crucible of War is a study of the social and cultural history of the mentalité of struggle in Kenya, which reached a peak during the Mau Mau War of the 1950s. This struggle continues to resonate in Kenya today through the ongoing demand for a decent standard of living and social justice for all.

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Genre : History
Author : Nicholas K. Githuku
Publisher : Lexington Books
Release : 2015-12-09
Total Pages : 584 Pages
ISBN : 9781498506991


Squatters And The Roots Of Mau Mau 1905 1963

Squatters And The Roots Of Mau Mau 1905 1963

This is a study of the genesis, evolution, adaptation and subordination of the Kikuyu squatter labourers, who comprised the majority of resident labourers on settler plantations and estates in the Rift Valley Province of the White Highlands. The story of the squatter presence in the White Highlands is essentially the story of the conflicts and contradictions that existed between two agrarian systems, the settler plantation economy and the squatter peasant option. Initially, the latter developed into a viable but much resented sub-system which operated within and, to some extent, in competition with settler agriculture. This study is largely concerned with the dynamics of the squatter presence in the White Highlands and with the initiative, self-assertion and resilience with which they faced their subordinate position as labourers. In their response to the machinations of the colonial system, the squatters were neither passive nor malleable but, on the contrary, actively resisted coercion and subordination as they struggled to carve out a living for themselves and their families.... It is a firm conviction of this study that Kikuyu squatters played a crucial role in the initial build-up of the events that led to the outbreak of the Mau Mau war. —from the introduction

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Genre : History
Author : Tabitha Kanogo
Publisher : Ohio University Press
Release : 1987-09-30
Total Pages : 206 Pages
ISBN : 9780821444467