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1: Introduction 2: Independence! 3: Struggle for the State, 1964-1965 4: Multi-Party, but not Democracy, 1966-1969 5: Golden Years, 1970-1974 6: Rigor Mortis, 1975-1978 7: Too Many Cooks, 1978-1983 8: Heavy Footsteps, 1984-1989 9: A Second Liberation? 1990-1992 10: Conflict and Change, 1993-1997 11: Unnatural Succession, 1998-2002 12: Back to the Future, 2003-2008 13: Epilogue: Cold War, 2008-2009 14: Conclusions Notes Bibliography Index

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Demonstrates how independent Kenya's politics have been dominated by a struggle to deliver security, impartiality, efficiency and growth, but how the legacies of the past have continued to undermine their achievement, making the long-term future of Kenya far from certain.

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Charles Hornsby holds a D.Phil on Kenyan politics from St Antony's College, Oxord and has combined a professional caree in information technology with a deep engagement with Kenya. He is the co-author (with David Throup) of 'Multi-Party Politics in Kenya' (1998).


Magisterial * Richard Waller, Africa *
...the definitive work on modern Kenya * Miles Osborne, International Journal of African Historical Studies *

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