Book Discussion on Histories of the Hanged: Kenya and the End of Empire
Mr. Anderson talked about his new book Histories of the Hanged: The Dirty War in Kenya and the End of Empire, published by W.W.… read more
Mr. Anderson talked about his new book Histories of the Hanged: The Dirty War in Kenya and the End of Empire, published by W.W. Norton. He described the Mau Mau uprising in the 1950s which ultimately led to the end of British colonial rule in Kenya. He documented the economic and cultural discrimination that led to the Kikuyu people rebelling against the British. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions.
Anderson previously served as the director of the Center for African Studies at the University of London. close
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