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The Decolonization of Christianity in Colonial Kenya

  title={The Decolonization of Christianity in Colonial Kenya},
  author={Amanda Ford},
Kenya was an unusual case within the larger narrative of decolonization in the British Empire. The presence of white settlers, the relative newness of the colony, and the particular way in which the British pursued the civilizing mission all combined to make the end of empire particularly violent for all parties involved. Independence in Kenya was precipitated by a bloody civil war, known as Mau Mau, and the imposition of martial law by the government for almost a decade. In the midst of this… Expand