modalità sociale e culturale di ricostruzione dei momenti più traumatici del colonialismo in Africa orientale, riletti dagli artisti alla luce dello specifico contesto culturale e socio-politico. La rivolta Mau Mau nella narrativa swahili del Kenya La narrativa swahili contemporanea si è sviluppata

In: Annali Sezione Orientale

p. 122, read: BIRINDA 812, read: CRUELLS 828, read: Dini 832, delete: On Mau Mau 855, read: Watu wa Mungu 960, read: 1966 . I I20 and p. 122, read: CAWOOD . I I92 and p. 125, read: MARQUARD , p. 121, read: ADEMOLA p. 122, read: BROWN, K. T. add: BuRROws, H. R., I I I6 ; . CADEL, 52; DAVIDSON, B

In: Journal of Religion in Africa

but well defined. The typical context within which the African writer locates the religious is, nevertheless, secular, political and frequently traumatic: the world of revolutionary struggle, of Mau Mau, the Wiriyamu massacre, the Nigerian civil war. Evidently enough, religion has not liberated

In: Journal of Religion in Africa

Armed Resistance and Counter- Insurgency* Reflections on the Anya Nya and Mau Mau Experiences LOUISE PIROUET University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya IT IS OFTEN assumed that in a conflict there are two sides in opposition to one another, and that a person who is not actively committed to one side

In: Journal of Asian and African Studies

'broken'. The nationalism of Christians and non-Christians alike was still more contested in the years after the second world war. Some Christians fell martyr to the seemingly pagan insurgency called 'Mau Mau'; but others took to the forest, Bible in pocket, gun in hand, and deplored the tactical

In: Journal of Religion in Africa

Ukooflani Mau Mau, he later left the group to make headway into the popular music scene as a Christian artist while maintaining the idea of hip-hop as a tool for social critique. His songs ‘continued to carry the hard-hitting and socially conscious lyrics’ typical of Ukooflani Mau Mau, but were ‘more

In: Journal of Religion in Africa

three countries, covered by this book, show great differences. Vis-a-vis movements like the Mau Mau of Kenya, the Chilembwe revolt (1915) of Malawi and the national- ist movements of Tanzania, the general policy of the Catholic mission was built on abstention. The actual situation brought the mission to

In: Exchange

elsewhere to the catalytic effect of Mau Mau on the course of African nationalism in Kenya' but its intensification in the 1950s would seem to have been made possible by, among other things, the inability of the settlers to put down a local uprising. Indeed, among the Kenyan settlers there existed some who

In: Journal of Asian and African Studies

resistance could be taking place today - provided it is a form of resistance which draws its "primary inspiration" from indigenous symbols and values. The Mau Mau insurrection was therefore in part a case of primary resistance in this cultural sense although chronologically it took place almost on the eve of

In: Journal of Asian and African Studies

account of a man who has conversed quietly with Ronald Ngala or heard Tom Mboya performing brilliantly in debate. One will not turn to Mr. Cox for an authoritative account of Mau Mau, but he went to Nyeri in December 1963 when the Forest Fighters were invited to come in and declare their loyalty to

In: Journal of Asian and African Studies