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Sarah Gregor
Sarah Gregor • 2 years ago

The Mau Mau Uprising (also known as the Mau Mau Revolt, Mau Mau Rebellion and the Kenya Emergency) was a military conflict that took place in Kenya between 1952 and 1960. It involved a Kikuyu-dominated anti-colonial group called Mau Mau and elements of the British Army, auxiliaries and anti-Mau Mau Kikuyu. The movement was violently repressed and failed to capture widespread public support.

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The Mau Mau Uprising, also known as the Mau Mau Revolt, Mau Mau Rebellion or Kenya Emergency, was a military conflict that took place in Kenya[B] between 1952 and 1960. It involved Kikuyu-dominated groups summarily called Mau Mau and elements of the British Army, the local Kenya Regiment mostly consisting of the British, auxiliaries and anti-Mau Mau Kikuyu. The capture of rebel leader Dedan Kimathi on 21 October 1956 ...

A Kenyan 'Mau Mau' freedom fighter, Waruhiu Itote, stands in the dock in a British colonial court during the 1950's Mau Mau independence rebellion. It involved a Kikuyu-dominated anti-colonial group called Mau Mau and elements of the British Army, auxiliaries and anti-Mau Mau Kikuyu. The movement was unable to capture widespread public support. The conflict set the stage for Kenyan independence in December 1963.

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Prison camp: Thousands of suspected rebels were rounded up during Kenya's Mau Mau rebellion

Kikuyu Women, the Mau Mau Rebellion, and Social Change in Kenya by Cora Ann Presley,http://www.amazon.com/dp/1580730477/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x2s9sb123WCV5WW4

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