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W.O. Maloba

The Anatomy of Neo-Colonialism in Kenya British Imperialism and Kenyatta, 1963–1978
Palgrave Macmillan
Published on: December 1, 2017

The Anatomy of Neo-Colonialism in Kenya British Imperialism and Kenyatta, 1963–1978 

The successor to Kenyatta and Britain: An Account of Political Transformation, 1929-1963, this book completes the first systematic political history of Jomo Kenyatta by examining the mechanisms of installing a neo-colonial regime in Kenya, and how such regimes were duplicated elsewhere in Africa. It analyzes the nature and extent of the collaboration between Kenyatta, Britain and Western intelligence services to install and protect his government in Kenya—a collaboration which is linked to some of Kenya’s most intractable political, social and economic problems. Drawing heavily on primary sources, it examines the legacy of Kenyatta’s regime, and how this legacy is felt in Kenya today.

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