Caroline Elkins
<ul><li>Africa was opened to colonial domination by the building of railroads </li></ul><ul><li>looseness of decentralized...
<ul><li>Resistance group </li></ul><ul><li>Guerrillas </li></ul><ul><li>Oaths </li></ul><ul><li>Destroyed settler property...
<ul><li>Used for trying to find Mau Mau members </li></ul><ul><li>Detention camps, barbed wire villages </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>At first, not many Mau Mau detention camps </li></ul><ul><li>Some were put in common prisons </li></ul><ul><li>Mos...
<ul><li>British Military forces drove out all Kikuyu living in Nairobi city limits </li></ul><ul><li>Erksine believed Mau ...
 
<ul><li>“ hard-core detainees” </li></ul><ul><li>Taken out of camps for “freedom”  </li></ul><ul><li>Some less hard-core b...
<ul><li>Barbara Castle </li></ul><ul><li>British Labour Party </li></ul><ul><li>Arthur Young’s resigned as commissioner of...
 
<ul><li>It was planned to empty most if the hard-core detainees </li></ul><ul><li>A legislation authorizing permant exile ...
<ul><li>I would recommend for this book to stay on the list. It was informative as well as interesting. I also think that ...
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Jake Arthur Is Still More Awesome Than Matt

  1. 1. Caroline Elkins
  2. 2. <ul><li>Africa was opened to colonial domination by the building of railroads </li></ul><ul><li>looseness of decentralized control – defining characteristic of British colonial rule </li></ul><ul><li>Europeans in Africa acquired large amounts of land </li></ul><ul><li>hut tax, poll tax </li></ul><ul><li>Squatters couldn’t go back to land after they migrated </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Resistance group </li></ul><ul><li>Guerrillas </li></ul><ul><li>Oaths </li></ul><ul><li>Destroyed settler property and Kikuyu loyalists </li></ul><ul><li>British officials brought in more police officers </li></ul><ul><li>General Sir George Erksine – Kenya was a political disaster </li></ul><ul><li>Governor Baring imposed many new rules and regulations </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Used for trying to find Mau Mau members </li></ul><ul><li>Detention camps, barbed wire villages </li></ul><ul><li>Often turned bloody </li></ul><ul><li>Women and children screened too </li></ul><ul><li>Didn't stop Mau Mau </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oaths continued </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Police were told to practice brutality </li></ul><ul><li>It was common to shoot prisoners when they tried to escape </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>At first, not many Mau Mau detention camps </li></ul><ul><li>Some were put in common prisons </li></ul><ul><li>Most were held in heavily guarded camps </li></ul><ul><li>Lamu </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Screened and then shackled beneath a boat </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Many were convicted without trial </li></ul><ul><li>Cases were taken up in the courts against Europeans over manslaughter </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>British Military forces drove out all Kikuyu living in Nairobi city limits </li></ul><ul><li>Erksine believed Mau Mau had strong hold in Nairobi </li></ul><ul><li>British would not consider expanding Kikuyu reserves </li></ul><ul><li>Swynnerton plan </li></ul><ul><li>Besides reserves – 2 kinds of work camps </li></ul><ul><li>Lennox Boyd’s Typhoid </li></ul><ul><li>Kenya Pipeline </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>“ hard-core detainees” </li></ul><ul><li>Taken out of camps for “freedom” </li></ul><ul><li>Some less hard-core but still “evil” were permanently exiled </li></ul><ul><li>Those left in camps continued with pointless work </li></ul><ul><li>Kenyatta was socially and physically seperated from other detainees </li></ul><ul><li>Gakaara, a prisoner, wrote politically charged articles </li></ul><ul><li>Most detainees wrote letters to keep outside world aware </li></ul><ul><li>Confessed detainees were forced to take up bible studies before release </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Barbara Castle </li></ul><ul><li>British Labour Party </li></ul><ul><li>Arthur Young’s resigned as commissioner of police in Kenya </li></ul><ul><li>Anglican Church was first for a call to action </li></ul><ul><li>Castle began a personal investigation </li></ul><ul><li>Stories were published </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>It was planned to empty most if the hard-core detainees </li></ul><ul><li>A legislation authorizing permant exile will take care of the rest </li></ul><ul><li>Detainees started rebelling collectively </li></ul><ul><li>Hunger Strike </li></ul><ul><li>Brutality continued </li></ul><ul><li>Lennox-Boyd obscured facts and lied of brutality </li></ul><ul><li>Britain won war against Mau Mau but lost Kenya </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>I would recommend for this book to stay on the list. It was informative as well as interesting. I also think that it is an important topic to be informed about. </li></ul>

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