Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2016

224 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526106551

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Madness and marginality

The lives of Kenya's White insane

Will Jackson

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • Offers a radically new approach to questions of deviance,
  • Provides powerful new insights into a range of issues relating to settler colonialism, including migration and mobility, class, sex and gender, racial transgression, violence and insurgency.
  • The first book to consider late-colonial Kenya through the lens of European society and thus throws new light on Mau Mau, decolonization and on settler colonialism more broadly
  • The first study of colonial Kenya to address the
  • Uses case files of European psychiatric patients to reconstruct life-histories that depart dramatically from the conventional image of the European community in colonial Kenya

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