Facing Mount Kenya: The Tribal Life of Gikuyu

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Ams PressInc, 1953 - Biography & Autobiography - 339 pages
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User Review  - Thuita Wachira - Goodreads

It certainly outlines Kikuyu culture but not in a purely anthropological vein, but in a castigating manner to the Europeans who viewed traditional African culture as primitive. I'd have been more ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nadia - Goodreads

Facing Mt. Kenya is an ethnography about the culture of the Gikuyu people of Kenya. As early as the 1800s, ethnographies became an important means of recording the history of African peoples. Due to ... Read full review

Contents

Marriage System
163
The Gikuyu System of Government
186
Religion and Ancestor Worship
233
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