Makhan Singh: A Revolutionary Kenyan Trade Unionist by Shiraz DurraniMakhan Singh: A Revolutionary Kenyan Trade Unionist by Shiraz Durrani

Makhan Singh: A Revolutionary Kenyan Trade Unionist

EditorShiraz Durrani

Paperback | December 29, 2015

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This book examines the life and work of a remarkable trade unionist and revolutionary. Makhan  Singh laid the foundation for radical trade unionism and influenced the liberation struggle in Kenya. He actively participated in the struggles of the working classes in India. For this, the colonial authorities in India and Kenya detained him for over 15 years. This collection, marking 101 years of Makhan Singh’s birth, explores different aspects of his life as a father, a trade unionist, a political activist, a poet and a communist committed to social, political and economic liberation from colonialism and imperialism. His vision, his action and his courage are as relevant today as they were in his time.

Shiraz Durrani is a British-Kenyan library science professional noted for his writings on the social and political dimensions of information and librarianship. His widely held Information and liberation writings on the politics of information and librarianship draws on his experiences in librarianship from Mau Mau period Kenya to moder...
Title:Makhan Singh: A Revolutionary Kenyan Trade UnionistFormat:PaperbackDimensions:194 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.41 inPublished:December 29, 2015Publisher:African Books CollectiveLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1869886224

ISBN - 13:9781869886226

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