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  - 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

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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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