Facing Mount Kenya: The Traditional Life of the Gikuyu

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Heinemann, 1979 - Ethnology - 334 pages
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User Review  - Hubert - Goodreads

Amazing early anthropological account of Kikuyu life by London-trained anthropologist Jomo Kenyatta. Although it seems dated these days, it remains an important text. Read full review

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User Review  - Napshana - Goodreads

I have been wondering what I'll tell my kids of Jomo Kenyatta's legacy. I found the perfect, befitting answer in this book. I have also been extremely curious to know how the Gikuyu went about life ... Read full review

Contents

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