» » State of Blood: The Inside Story of Idi Amin

State of Blood: The Inside Story of Idi Amin download epub

by Henry Kyemba


Epub Book: 1957 kb. | Fb2 Book: 1851 kb.

A State Of Blood is Kyemba's attempt to bring Amin's barbarism to the light for international eyes to see. If Idi Amin intrigues you at all, then you need to read this book. It will show you things that most decent people would rather not see. It's a well-written book.

A State Of Blood is Kyemba's attempt to bring Amin's barbarism to the light for international eyes to see. It is also an addictive, fast & easy read. You may not like what you read here, but you will find that you must keep turning the pages until this dark journey reaches its conclusion. 33 people found this helpful.

A State of Blood book. Written in exile, under tight security, here is Henry Kyemba's inside story of Idi Amin. Stores ▾. Audible Barnes & Noble Walmart eBooks Apple Books Google Play Abebooks Book Depository Alibris Indigo Better World Books IndieBound. Paperback, 288 pages.

Henry Kyemba (born December 1939) is a Ugandan political figure who held several high positions and finally became Minister of Health during Uganda's rule by Idi Amin. He is also the author of State of Blood, a 1977 book he wrote after his flight from Uganda that describes Amin's tyrannical rule.

This book, written by Idi Amin's former Minister of Health in 1977 just a year before his downfall, was supposedly the book that helped transform the world opinion of Idi Amin. The information received in the Prime Minister's office was that a lieutenant had massacred.

Kyemba served in Amin's government-as personal aide (1971-72), Minister of Culture (1972-74) and Health .

Kyemba served in Amin's government-as personal aide (1971-72), Minister of Culture (1972-74) and Health (1974-77)-until, early this year, he was personally endangered by knowing too much about the headline murders of Entebbe hostage Dora Bloch and Amin-critic Archbishop Luwuum.

A State of Blood by Henry Kyemba, to be published in the United States early next month, is such a book. Mr. Kyemba is Uganda's former health minister and a vice president of the World Health Organization. It's about the world of Field Marshal Idi Amin and Uganda under his reign. He has known President Amin for 20 years. Last spring Mr. Kyemba defected, arrived in London and told part of his story to newsmen at The Sunday Times. Then John Marqusee of Paddington Press approached Mr. Kyemba to write a book, with the assistance of, John Man of the Reuters news agency.

the inside story of Idi Amin. Published 1977 by Ace Books in New York. Biography, Cabinet officers, Political crimes and offenses, Political refugees, Politics and government, Presidents. Henry Kyemba, Henry Kyemba (1939-), Idi Amin (1925-).

Kyemba, Henry, 1939-. On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. Publication, Distribution, et. New York On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners. Download book A state of blood : the inside story of Idi Amin, by Henry Kyemba ; with a foreword by Godfrey Lule.

Henry Kyemba (born December 1939) is a Ugandan political figure who held several high positions and finally became Minister . Kyemba, Henry (1977). A State of Blood: The Inside Story of Idi Amin.

Henry Kyemba (born December 1939) is a Ugandan political figure who held several high positions and finally became Minister of Health during Uganda's rule by Idi Amin Writings. "Idi Amin: 'Butcher of Uganda'".

lafloor's review Feb 07, 10 As I read this unbelievable memoir, I have a hard time understanding why Kyemba stayed as long as he did. I mean, even after Amin had his brother murdered he still came back to work for the tyrant thug. Reading these accounts of murder after murder after murder it starts to become unreal. I went to Kampala over Xmas time, however and I was shocked to learn that the people of Uganda do not hate Amin. In fact they credit him with producing some of the city's important architectural buildings, etc. They believe the stories of body-disfiguring and goriness (like that depicted briefly in The Last King of Scotland) are just urban myths. I think this memoir needs to be read by the people of Uganda, but perhaps they don't want to read it. Perhaps it is easier not knowing. . .

Comments: (7)

Halloween
A good source of the inner workings of General Amin and his reign of terror. This author gave an excellent account of that bloody era and how Amin decimated the Ugandan elites. Now I have a good understanding of what really happened in Uganda under Amin
from a reliable source.
kewdiepie
Amazing true story that should be a must read for all. So much insight into humanity, inhumanity, fear and the corruptness that plagues parts of our world.
Gadar
Always great great customer service! Highly recommended by me!
Ramsey`s
My teenager used this book for school research and found it resourceful.
Maveri
I've been to Uganda twice. It was called by Winston Churchill back in the 50's the "Pearl of Africa" for it's growing economy. But that was soon to be no more with the rise to power of Amin. The country is still reeling, decades after he was removed. It is a sad story that has been repeated in many African countries, but the story of Uganda is particularly horrific.

This was written while the guy was still in exile and Amin was still in power. It puts you right in the midst of the horror, as it was still happening. This isn't some dry history book. It's the cry of a man who knew Amin personally and willing to tell the world his story at the risk of his own life. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone interested either in this period of Ugandan history, African history in general or anyone who may want to study the lives and regimes of maniacal dictators of the 20th century.
Brol
I have had an insatiable craving for knowledge regarding the bloody regime of Idi Amin. George Ivan Smith's Ghosts Of Kampala was about as filling as a rice cake. Henry Kyemba's A State Of Blood was more like Thanksgiving dinner! Kyemba spent five years as a top cabinet member in Amin's regime...he knows what was going on and has no misgivings about exposing Amin. This book also has 66 b&w photos inside, ranging from the sublime to the horrifying. Kyembe fled Uganda in May of '77, so the fall of Amin is not included here. If you want to know about the atrocities and the day to day life of the man some called The Black Hitler, it's all here for you. Kyemba delivers the facts with both passion and urgency. His battle with his conscience bleeds through the story quite often. A State Of Blood is Kyemba's attempt to bring Amin's barbarism to the light for international eyes to see. If Idi Amin intrigues you at all, then you need to read this book. It will show you things that most decent people would rather not see. It's a well-written book. It is also an addictive, fast & easy read. You may not like what you read here, but you will find that you must keep turning the pages until this dark journey reaches its conclusion.
Nto
I've been to Uganda twice. It was called by Winston Churchill back in the 50's the "Pearl of Africa" for it's growing economy. But that was soon to be no more with the rise to power of Amin. The country is still reeling, decades after he was removed. It is a sad story that has been repeated in many African countries, but the story of Uganda is particularly horrific.

This was written while the author, Henry Kyemba, was still in exile and Amin was still in power. It puts you right in the midst of the horror, as it was still happening. This isn't some dry history book. It's the cry of a man who knew Amin personally and was willing to tell the world his story at the risk of his own life. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone interested either in this period of Ugandan history, African history in general or anyone who may want to study the lives and regimes of maniacal dictators of the 20th century.
Great book! A must read for anyone interested in what our Country could degenerate to. Also must read for anyone interested in psychopathic dictators. One big thought I took away from this book: this is what invariably happens when the populace is disarmed.
A person reading this type of book and topic will have a hard time getting past their disbelief.
State of Blood: The Inside Story of Idi Amin download epub
Author: Henry Kyemba
ISBN: 0448146401
Category: History
Publisher: Putnam Pub Group (December 1977)