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The Kikuyu and the Mau Mau
A look at the impact of colonization on the people of Kenya.
# 131370 | 750 words | 1 source | MLA | 2003 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2003 in History (African) , International Relations (War and Conflict)

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This paper describes and analyzes the impact of colonization on the people of Kenya. In particular, the paper examines the murder trials of thousands of Kikuyu tribe members at the hands of the Mau Mau. The paper further discusses why this conflict occurred and how the results of this conflict is a direct reflection of colonization policy.

From the Paper:

"The conclusion of World War II did not symbolize a global peace process. Alternatively, the end of World War II gave birth to the decolonization and revolution of many countries. One of the most significant and violent nationalistic reactions was derived from the country of Kenya. In many ways, the Kenyan revolution became the icon of post-colonial stress, as the ownership of Kenya by Great Britain came to an imminent clash between Kenyan natives and white settlers. Subsequently, the heart of the most severe violence lay within the Kenyan population. More specifically, a distinct clash arose between the nationalist driven Mau Mau and the oldest..."

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