Facing Mount Kenya: The Traditional Life of the Gikuyu

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Heinemann, 1979 - Social Science - 334 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  - Kym - Goodreads

I read this in school in Kenya in the early 80s. Obviously that was a long time ago so the details are hazy but I remember liking the book although that might have been mostly due to 1) I was a huge ... Read full review

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Contents

Tribal Origin and Kinship System
1
System of Land Tenure
20
Economic Life of the Gikuyu
53
Copyright

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