NAGs

MAU MAU


Year Formed: 1952
Year Terminated: 1956

Target States:
United Kingdom

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Secession/Territorial Demand

External Supporters:
Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 213

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1245

References:

Bennett, Huw. "The Mau Mau Emergency as part of the British Army's post-war counter-insurgency experience." Defense & Security Analysis 23.2 (2007): 143-163.

Bruce Berman, Control and Crisis in Colonial Kenya. The Dialectic of Domination, London: James Currey, 1990, p. 353. 

John Newsinger, “Revolt and Repression in Kenya: the ‘Mau Mau’ rebellion, 1952–1960”, Science and Society, Vol. 45 No. 2, 1981, p. 159; David Anderson, Histories of the Hanged. Britain’s Dirty War in Kenya and the End of Empire, London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2005, pp. 9–54 on the factions in the civil war. 

 H. Virginia Blakeslee, Beyond the Kikuyu Curtain, Chicago: Moody Press, 1956, p. 255. 

Randall W. Heather, “Intelligence and Counter-Insurgency in Kenya, 1952–56”, Intelligence and National Security, Vol. 5 No. 3, 1990, p. 76. 

Anderson, David. Histories of the Hanged: Britain’s Dirty War in Kenya and the End of Empire. New York: W.W. Norton, 2005.

Askwith, Tom. From Mau Mau to Harambee: Memoirs and Memoranda of Colonial Kenya. Cambridge: African Studies Centre, 1995.

Berman, Bruce, and John Lonsdale. Unhappy Valley: Clan, Class, and State in Colonial Kenya. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1991.

Boa, Sheena. “Discipline, Reform, or Punish? Attitudes towards Juvenile Crimes and Misdemeanors in the Post-emancipation Caribbean, 1838–88.” In Contesting Freedom: Control and Resistance in the Post-emancipation Caribbean, edited by Gad Heuman and David V. Trotman, 65–86. Oxford: Macmillan Caribbean, 2005.

Branch, Daniel. “Imprisonment and Colonialism in Kenya, c. 1930–1952: Escaping the Carceral Archipelago.” International Journal of African Historical Studies 38, no. 2 (2005): 239–265.

Branch, Daniel. Defeating Mau Mau, Creating Kenya: Counterinsurgency, Civil War, and Decolonization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Campbell, Chloe. “Juvenile Delinquency in Colonial Kenya, 1900–1939.” Historical Journal 45, no. 1 (2002): 129–151. doi:10.1017/S0018246X01002163.

Colony and Protectorate of Kenya. Annual Report. Nairobi: Government Printer, 1951.

Colony and Protectorate of Kenya. Central Province Annual Report. Nairobi: Government

Printer, 1953.

Colony and Protectorate of Kenya. Central Province Annual Report. Nairobi: Government

Printer, 1954.

Colony and Protectorate of Kenya. Central Province Annual Report. Nairobi: Government

Printer, 1955.

Colony and Protectorate of Kenya. Report on the General Administration of Prisons and Detention Camps in Kenya. Nairobi: Government Printer, 1956.

Colony and Protectorate of Kenya. Central Province Annual Report. Nairobi: Government

Printer, 1957.

Colony and Protectorate of Kenya. Central Province Annual Report. Nairobi: Government

Printer, 1959.

Colony and Protectorate of Kenya. Approved Schools and Juvenile Remand Homes Annual Report 1960. Nairobi: Government Printer, 1961.

Colony and Protectorate of Kenya. Report of a Survey of Problems of Child Welfare in Kenya. Nairobi: Government Printer, 1961.

Colony and Protectorate of Kenya. Probation Services Annual Report 1961. Nairobi: Government Printer, 1962.

Cooper, F. “Mau Mau and the Discourses of Decolonization.” Journal of African History 29, no. 2 (1988): 313–320. doi:10.1017/S0021853700023707.