the warrior? Were the "Mau Mau" revolt in Kenya in the 1950's, the Maji Maji War in Tanzania at the turn of the century, or the Pare protest against colonial authority in the 1940's in the same country a resurgence of the warrior tradition? How has modernisation in the technology of war affected

In: Journal of Asian and African Studies

'Socialism as a Mode of International Protest: The Case of Tanzania' while there is nothing on the ongoing African revolt in Southern Rhodesia, or the 'Mau Mau' re- bellion in Kenya, a rebellion which was paralleled in recent times only by the Algerian revolution. The omissions are odd in that for the

In: Journal of Asian and African Studies

greater intensity of pre-independence arguments over the prop- er disposition of funds as between town and country. Eventually, as happened practically everywhere else, most Tanzanian expenditure went into urban hospital building. Paradoxically, in Kenya the Mau Mau uprising led to the provision of

In: Journal of Religion in Africa

Railway reach Kampala in 1901 but in 1924 (from Port Bell) and in 1931 (from Jinj a) . A great deal of space is devoted to Mau Mau (somehow linked to an un- documented change from matrilineal to a patrilineal system), to missions and slavery. Nearly 20 pages are taken up with an aimless rambling on

In: International Journal of Comparative Sociology

of the Gikuyu—the so-called Mau Mau—is sanctioned. Embedded here is a convoluted re-connection with the threat, if not the fact, of direct military violence, or what is later named “instant justice.” On another, parallel front, the novel continues to illuminate the effectiveness and chilling

In: Matatu

beliefs were adapted to serve, from early social rebellion to the fostering of ethnic solidarity, a place in the construction of Mau Mau, and a powerful basis for political criticism of both the late colo- nial and independent Kenyan state. Ranger’s and Lonsdale’s concern with the interweaving of religion

In: Journal of Religion in Africa

.6.13-15. 38 On sexual insults generally, see: S. Ardener, “Sexual Insult and Female Militancy,” in Perceiving Women (ed. S. Ardener: London: J.M. Dent, 1975), 29-54; T. Kanogo, “Kikuyu Women and the Politics of Protest: Mau Mau,” in Images of Women in Peace and War: cross-cultural and historical perspectives


(Namibians [Herero] and Palauans / Germany, Kenyans [Mau Mau] / Britain, Algerians / France, and many others) we may ask whether, and how, its effects may be mitigated. Presumed violations of international law by colonial acts were not in the focus of the research project, considering that the international

In: Journal of the History of International Law / Revue d'histoire du droit international

: East African Publishing House, 1975); Maina Kinyatti, Mau Mau: A Revolution Betrayed , Nairobi/ New York and London: Mau Mau Research Centre & Vita Books, 1992); Oginga Odinga, Not Yet Uhuru (Nairobi/ Kampala and Dar es Salaam: East African Educational Publishers Ltd., 1967); Ojwando C. Abuor, White

In: African and Asian Studies

. They really are. I fi nd them di ffi cult to understand. BUT, it’s throughout ALL [tribes]. I mean my old Kikuyu [servant] that I used to chat to, I discovered he was the treasurer of the local branch of Mau Mau! 11 You know. [Grace laughs.] Yes! I mean when we had him, he became part of the family

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