Mau Mau Memoirs: History, Memory, and Politics

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Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998 - History - 283 pages
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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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Contents

Mau Mau and Its Interpreters
25
The Mau Mau Version
61
The Movement and the Oaths
85
The War
127
The Ordeal of Detention
177
Politics
213
Past and Present
239
Glossary
261
About the Book
283
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