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British Colonial Violence and the End of Empire

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Title: British Colonial Violence and the End of Empire
Creators: Elkins, Caroline
Contributors: Mann, Melanie
Keywords: colonial
violence
British
Kenya
Issue Date: 2008-11-21
Publisher: Ohio State University. Mershon Center for International Security Studies
Series/Report no.: Mershon Center for International Security Studies. Empire History Speaker Series
Abstract: Caroline Elkins is Hugo K. Foster Associate Professor of African Studies in the Department of History at Harvard University. Her research interests include colonial violence and post-conflict reconciliation in Africa, and violence and the decline of the British Empire. Elkins's book, Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya (Henry Holt & Co., 2004), was awarded the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction. It was also selected as one of The Economist's best history books for 2005, was a New York Times editor's choice, and was a finalist for the Lionel Gelber Award.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1811/36197
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