A Very Different Land: Memories of Empire from the Farmlands of Kenya

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Kenya was a 'very different land' for the young and often idealistic officers who went out to Africa to use their technical and professional skills with a sense of purpose, even mission, in the early twentieth century. This was especially marked in the Colonial Agricultural Service where Hilary Sunman's father, Owen, served from 1928-1950. In this book, Sunman considers the day-to-day experience of 'colonial service' and its challenges as she weaves together a human and family story, with special emphasis on her father and ...

A Very Different Land: Memories of Empire from the Farmlands of Kenya 2014, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781780769967

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