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White Man's Country: Lord Delamere and the Making of Kenya


THE author of this most interesting book is the daughter of a Kenya settler, reared and educated in Kenya. It is perhaps the most comprehensive account of the pioneer activities in farming and politics of European colonisation of those highlands in east equatorial Africa that has yet appeared. It is written round the life of that father of his adopted country, Lord Delamere, the ablest and most intelligent leader that the settlers have produced.

White Man's Country: Lord Delamere and the Making of Kenya

By Elspeth Huxley. Vol. 1: 1870–1914. Pp. xiii + 315 + 12 plates. Vol. 2: 1914–1931. Pp. vii + 333 + 12 plates. (London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd., 1935.) 2 vols., 25s. net.

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ORMSBY-GORE, W. White Man's Country: Lord Delamere and the Making of Kenya. Nature 136, 161–162 (1935).

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