SQUATTERS AND THE ROOTS OF MAU MAU 1905-63.
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.
Nairobi & London: Heinemann Kenya / James Currey (1987). First edition - A study of the changing circumstances of Kikuyu squatters on the 'White Highlands' - they prospered at first, but begining in 1923, the colonists began to demand more labor hours and to restrict their animal husbandry. This explores their role in Mau Mau and in the politics of decolonisation, as they became poorer and angrier. 3 maps. Kikuyu & Swahili glossary.Endnotes for each chapter, biographical notes on key informants, bibliography, index. 206 pp. ISBN: 9966-463267.
Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (some light toning to the pages).