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Facing Mt. Kenya

Author: 
Kenyatta, Jomo
Place: 
New York
Publisher: 
Vintage Book
Date published: 
1965
Phys descriptions: 
326p.
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ISBN: 
0394702107
Call No: 
572(676.2) KAN
Abstract: 

With an Introduction by Bronislav Malinkowski, Facing Mount Kenya is a central document of the highest distinction in anthropological literature, an invaluable key to the structure of African society and the nature of the African mind. Facing Mount Kenya is not only a formal study of life and death, work and play, sex and the family in one of the greatest tribes of contemporary Africa, but a work of considerable literary merit. The very sight and sound of Kikuyu tribal life presented here are at once comprehensive and intimate, and as precise as they are compassionate.

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CITATION: Kenyatta, Jomo. Facing Mt. Kenya . New York : Vintage Book , 1965. - Available at: http://library.africa-union.org/facing-mt-kenya-3

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