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- DescriptionKenya stands at a crossroads in its history and heritage, as the nation celebrates its fiftieth anniversary of independence from Britain in 2013. The authors show how Kenya is facing a continuing crisis over nationhood, heritage, memory and identity, which must be resolved to achieve social cohesion and peace.
- Author BiographyAnnie E. Coombes is Professor of Material and Visual Culture in the Department of History of Art and Screen Media at Birkbeck College, University of London. Her books include the award-winning History After Apartheid: Visual Culture and Public Memory in a Democratic South Africa (2003). Lotte Hughes is an historian of Africa and empire, with a special interest in Kenya, based at The Ferguson Centre for African and Asian Studies, The Open University. Her books include Moving the Maasai: A Colonial Misadventure (2006). Karega-Munene teaches anthropology and history at the United States International University, Nairobi. His research interests include human rights in relation to museums, dress and identity, and the construction and deconstruction of Kenyan ethnic identities.
- Author(s)Annie E. Coombes,Karega-Munene,Lotte Hughes
- PublisherI.B.Tauris & Co Ltd.
- Date of Publication30/11/2013
- GenreRegional History
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note40 bw integrated illustrations, 21 pp colour plates
- Weight635 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine33 mm
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