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The British in Kenya (1952-1960): Analysis of a Successful Counterinsurgency Campaign

  title={The British in Kenya (1952-1960): Analysis of a Successful Counterinsurgency Campaign},
  author={John A. McConnell},
Abstract : Following World War II, the British Government reduced its colonies due to rebuilding costs and a waning interest in expensive overseas colonies. During this time there were approximately 30,000 white settlers living in Kenya with nearly 5 million Kikuyu and Maasai. Unrest had been building in this area long before the 1950s due to Britain's perceived lack of interest in the well-being of the native populations. Given the recently implemented apartheid movement in South Africa, many… 

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