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- How Britain crushed the ‘Mau Mau
- Channel Four TV's Secret History—Mau Mau. By
Barbara Slaughter, 15 September 1999. Origins and history of
so-called Mau Mau rebellion 1952–1959.
- Review of Mau Mau from below by
Greet Kershaw (Athens: Ohio University Press, 1997. Pp. 354)
- By E. S. Atieno Odhiambo, Rice University Department of
History, n.d. The historiography of Mau Mau, Kenya's
anti-colonial revolt of the 1950s has been totally revised
during the last decade toward the event itself as it
happened on the ground. This greatly influenced by the
long-unpublished thesis by Greet Kershaw, and so its
publication at long last is most welcome, particularly for
what it says about Mau Mau as experienced in two villages in
southern Kiambu District.
- Historian, Kenya native's book on Mau Mau
- A review of Wunyabari O. Maloba, Mau Mau and Kenya,
An Analysis of a Peasant Revolt (Indiana University
Press) by Beth Thomas, UpDate, 2 December
1993. The first African voice to publish a significant work
on Kenya and the Mau Mau movement of the 1950s. The
background of the movement, the frustrations of African
nationalism and the role of Jomo Kenyatta, once thought to
be the grand old man of Kenyan nationalism.
- The Early Days Of The Mau Mau
- A brief talk by Eric W. Brown, 1988. The Mau Mau
Insurrection is interesting for many reasons, not the least
of which is the fact that it serves as an excellent example
of mass hysteria. It seems that the Mau Mau were originally
invented by the European settlers, but there can be no
denying the fact that real Mau Mau appeared on the scene
shortly thereafter and quickly became a tangible army and
active fighting force.
- Kenya: A Chronology of Key events
- BBC Timeline, 12 June 2001. A brief illustrated annual
timeline from a British perspective.