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The Life and Works of Henry Muoria
Henry Muoria (1914-97), self-taught journalist and pamphleteer, helped to inspire Kenya's nationalisms before Mau Mau. The pamphlets reproduced here, in Gikuyu and English, contrast his own originality with the conservatism of Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya's first President. The contributing editors introduce Muoria's political context, tell how three remarkable women sustained his families' life; and remember him as father. Courageous intellectual, political, and domestic life here intertwine.

spring to mind: John Hampden denouncing a monarch who would tax Britons without the approval of parliament; an artful Disraeli ‘dishing the Whigs’; Churchill defiantly rejecting surrender to the Nazis; Powell himself vehemently defending the legal rights of murdered Mau-Mau prisoners in Kenya in 1959. 27

In: Euroscepticisms

versperren. An dieser Stelle vermiBt man die Aus- wertung der wertvollen personlichen Erfahrungen L. S. B. Leakeys, die dieser Kenner und Eingeweihte in seinem Buch "Mau-Mau und die Kikuyus" (C. H. Beck, Miznchen 1953) niedergelegt hat. Noch 2 wei- tere kurze Kapitel iiber die "Aus- wirkung der Religion "in

In: Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte

Betrachtung einzubeziehen. So auf dem Gebiet der Naturvblker im AnschluB an W. G. Muhlmann auch die eschatologischen Cargo-Kulte und die terroristische "Mau-Mau"-Bewegung, die ein gegen Mission und Kolonialismus gerichteter westafrikanischer Geheimbund ist (40f.). Reformshinto (66f.) und moderner Mahayana

In: Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte

charismatic religious leaders with roles that could be defined as ‘political’. At the end of the 1950s, Max Gluckman was working on the rebellion of the Mau Mau in Kenya as a local form of emerging anticolonial movement, while colonial authorities still interpreted their ritualised or uncontrolled expressions

In: Revisiting Gramsci’s Notebooks