International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | History | Kenya | Volume 11 Issue 4, April 2022

A History of Machakos Town (1887-1963)

David Musyimi Kiio | Melvine C. Lilechi [5] | Samuel A. Nyanchoga [5]

Abstract: This article was about the history of Machakos town between (1887-1963). This article sought to examine evolution of Machakos town prior colonization. Also this study sought to analyze the factors that conditioned the colonial government to establish its administrative activities in Machakos town. The town served as an economic and administrative center before and during the colonial period. Machakos town was used as satellite center for the actualization of colonial governance in the Kenyan protectorate. This included the control of the hinterland of Kenyan colony. These were key functions of Machakos town up to 1907 which are discussed in this article.

Keywords: administration, colonialism, British, Trade

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 4, April 2022,

Pages: 1230 - 1232

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