Decolonization & Independence in Kenya, 1940-93


In this text, a group of Kenyan historians provide an analysis of the history of the 30 years since Kenya's independence in 1963. The first three chapters examine the transformation of the political arena from the period after World War II to the Mau Mau emergency and the period leading up to independence. There follows a section on Pax Kenyatta, when Jomo Kenyatta remained the pivotal agency in the postcolonial transformation. The chapters on the Moi era looks to the recent past, as well as forward to the future as Kenya tries to develop its democratic procedures. North America: Ohio U Press; Kenya: EAEP

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Wunyabari O. Maloba
  • E. S. Atieno-Odhiambo
  • William R. Ochieng'
  • Robert Maxon
  • Peter Ndege
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1995


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