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Controversial Chiefs in Colonial Kenya: The Untold Story of Senior Chief Waruhiu Wa Kung'u, 1890-1952

Evanson N. Wamagatta
Format
Book
Published
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2016.
Language
English
ISBN
9781498521475 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Early colonial chiefs in Kiambu district, 1902-1922
  • Waruhiu's early life, 1890-1916
  • Quest for power, 1917-1922
  • Relationship with the colonizers, 1922-1952
  • Relationship with the colonized, 1922-1952
  • Councilor of Kiambu Local Native Council, 1925-1952
  • Life behind the scenes, 1922-1952
  • Prelude to Waruhiu's murder, 1941-1952
  • Assassination of Senior Chief Waruhiu
  • Who killed Waruhiu and why?
  • Conclusion.
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Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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