Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain’s Gulag in Kenya


Author: Caroline Elkins

Britain fought in the Second World War to save the world from fascism. But just a few years after the defeat of Hitler came the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya – a mass armed rebellion by the Kikuyu people, demanding the return of their land and freedom. The draconian response of Britain’s colonial government was to detain nearly the entire Kikuyu population of one-and-a half-mi….Read More

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