- Hardcover: 670 pages
- Publisher: Ohio University Press (31 Jan. 1998)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 082141206X
- ISBN-13: 978-0821412060
- Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 3.8 x 22.9 cm
- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
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Multi-Party Politics in Kenya (Eastern African Studies) (Eastern African Studies (Hardcover)) Hardcover – 31 Jan 1998
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Investigates how the 1992 multiparty election forced on the east African country by western powers and greeted euphorically by Kenyans as a breakthrough to a stable democracy, proved instead to be a triumph for the despotic Moi regime. Among the factors mentioned are overconfidence by the new opposition parties, an underestimation of Moi's populari
About the Author
David Throup is a Bye Fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge and is Associate Professor of African History in the University of Virginia.
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