TURN OF THE CENTURY LAND GRABS IN EAST AFRICA

Julio Pino jpino at SPAMkent.edu
Wed May 3 16:20:06 MDT 2000


Dear Jared: A book I recommend is "Mau Mau and Kenya" by Wunbayari Maloba.
Julio CesarAt 02:41 PM 5/3/00 EDT, you wrote:
>In 1961 I read original documents at the NY Public Library about the land
>grabs in at the turn of the century (last) in East Africa.  I remember that
>the methods involved force and cruel trickery enforced by colonial
>governmental power - I cannot remember the details of the trickery.  I think
>this may be important since it deals with the whole issue of legitimacy of
>the landowners in East Africa.
>
>Could someone recommend a book and perhaps comment?  Didn't William Pomeroy
>write about this?
>
>jared
>






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