Mau Mau and the Kikuyu

Mau Mau and the Kikuyu

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This widely-acclaimed book on a troubled period of Kenyan history summarizes some of the more important Kikuyu customs, and a discussion of their break-down under the impact of European civilization. This discussion illustrates why and how the Mau Mau came into being and how the situation could be improved so that peace could once again come to more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 7.37mm | 181g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1138861871
  • 9781138861879

Table of contents

Part 1: The Kikuyu before the coming of the European1. The Kikuyu and their Land2. Marriage Customs3. Initiation Ceremonies and Education4. Social Organization5. Religious Beliefs6. Magic: White and BlackPart 2: The Kikuyu Today and the Mau Mau Movement7. The Coming of the European8. Changes in the Present Century9. The Breakdown of Tribal Customs10. Kikuyu Political Movements11. The Growth of Mau Mau12. Outlook for the Futureshow more

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