Facing Mount Kenya: The Tribal Life of the Gikuyu

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Secker and Warburg, 1956 - Ethnology - 339 pages
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Contents

Tribal Origin and Kinship System
1
System of Land Tenure 20
20
yill Economic Life of the Gikuyu 53
53
Industries
70
System of Education
98
Initiation of Boys and Girls
130
Sex Life among Young People
155
Marriage System 163
163
XfX The Gikuyu System of Government
186
Religion and Ancestor Worship
231
New Religion
269
Magical Practices
280
Conclusion
309
Glossary
319
Index
331

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