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Author MacArthur, Julie, 1982- author.

Title Cartography and the political imagination : mapping community in colonial Kenya / Julie MacArthur.

Published Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.896395 MACA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 340 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Series New African histories.
New African histories series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-327) and index.
Contents Mapping political communities in Africa -- The geographies of western Kenya -- Land, gold, and commissioning the "tribe" -- Ethnic patriotism in the interwar years -- Speaking Luyia: linguistic work and political imagination -- Mapping gender: moral crisis and the limits of cosmopolitan pluralism in the 1940s -- Between loyalism and dissent: ethnic geographies in the era of Mau Mau -- Mapping decolonization -- Beyond the ethnos and the nation.
Subject Luyia (African people) -- Kenya -- History.
Ethnicity -- Political aspects -- Kenya.
Cartography -- Political aspects -- Kenya.
Cartography -- Social aspects -- Kenya.
Kenya -- Ethnic relations -- History.
ISBN 9780821422090