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Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya

Autor: Elkins, Caroline

Editorial: Henry Holt & Company

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)

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Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya : Forty years after Kenyan independence from Britain, the words "Mau Mau" still conjure images of crazed savages hacking up hapless white settlers with machetes. The British Colonial Office, struggling to preserve its far-flung empire of dependencies after World War II, spread hysteria about Kenya's Mau Mau independence movement by depicting its supporters among the Kikuyu people as irrational terrorists and monsters. Caroline Elkins, a historian at Harvard University, has done a masterful job setting the record straight in her epic investigation, Imperial Reckoning. After years of research in London and Kenya, including interviews with hundreds of Kenyans, settlers, and former British officials, Elkins has written the first book about the eight-year British war against the Mau Mau. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


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History & Geography   Africa
History & Geography   Europe
History & Geography   Modern

ISBN 13:9780805080018
ISBN 10:0805080015
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:475
Tamaño:9.34" l x 6.64" w x 0.84" h
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