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e-Book Histories of the Hanged: Britain's Dirty War in Kenya and the End of Empire. David Anderson download

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by David Anderson

ISBN: 0753819023
ISBN13: 978-0753819029
Language: English
Publisher: Phoenix; New Ed edition (February 1, 2006)
Pages: 406
Category: Africa
Subategory: History

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David Anderson, a lecturer in African studies at Oxford University, has appeared on C-SPAN and NP. 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.

David Anderson, a lecturer in African studies at Oxford University, has appeared on C-SPAN and NPR. He lives in England. I am glad I chose this book. The book is a scholarly treatment of the period. Although I am not an expert on the area or topic, my sense is that this is a very thorough study. For scholars, students and anyone with an advanced interest in the period or region, this will be an important book and a necessary read.

New findings cast the Gikuyu rebels-hardly the terrorists they were thought to be-in a new light and reveal the British to be brutal aggressors in a "dirty war" that involved, among others, Winston Churchill and Harold MacMillan

The loyalists grabbed land and ended up doing well at the expense of the rebels. This has created problems in Kenya todate.

The loyalists grabbed land and ended up doing well at the expense of the rebels. It is very sad how those who fought the mau mau war were treated after independence.

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David Anderson, David M. Norton, 2005 - 406 páginas. New findings cast the Gikuyu rebels-hardly the terrorist they were thought to be-in a new light and reveal the British to be brutal aggressors in a "dirty war" that involved, among others, Winston Churchill and Harold MacMillan.

Two new books, Histories of the Hanged, by David Anderson, and Britain's Gulag, by Caroline Elkin, administer a much-needed jolt to our memories, reminding us in unsparing detail how for seven years in the 1950s Britain pursued a murderous little war in Kenya - mass murderous a. .

Two new books, Histories of the Hanged, by David Anderson, and Britain's Gulag, by Caroline Elkin, administer a much-needed jolt to our memories, reminding us in unsparing detail how for seven years in the 1950s Britain pursued a murderous little war in Kenya - mass murderous at times - against a rebellion called Mau Mau. Abandoning moral values, its troops killed and tortured civilians with impunity. One officer quoted by Anderson gives a taste of the impunity - and the hatred

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Histories of the Hanged : Britain's Dirty War in Kenya and the End of Empire. A history of the war between the colonial government and the insurrectionist Mau Mau between 1952 and 1960 casts Gikuyu rebels in a more sympathetic light and profiles the British as the conflict's aggressors, in a volume that also discusses the contributions of such figures as Winston Churchill and Harold MacMillan. By (author) David Anderson. Free delivery worldwide. The true story of the Mau Mau rebellion of 1952-60 in Kenya, told for the first time.

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Home Anderson, David Histories of the Hanged : The Dirty War in Kenya and the End o.Histories of the Hanged : The Dirty War in Kenya and the End of Empire. Published by W. W. Norton & Company, New York, 2005. Condition: Minor rubbing. 24x15cm, viii,406,(16)p, Published in Great Britain under the title 'Histories of the hanged : Britain s Dirty War in Kenya and the End of Empire'. Contents : Prologue: The hanged. - Hidden history of an anti-colonial rebellion. Making a rebellion ; Emerging violence.

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