Kikuyu - Bibliography

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Barra, G.
1000 Kikuyu Proverbs
Nairobi, Kenya: Kenya Literature Bureau, 1991, 1987 (2nd ed.), 1960.

Bottignole, Silvana
Kikuyu Traditional Culture and Christianity
Nairobi, Kenya: Heinemann Educational Books (E.A) Ltd, 1984

Browne, Dallas L.
Christian Missionaries, Western Feminists and the Kikuyu Clitoridectomy Controversy
In Politics of Culture, edited by Bret Williams (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991)

Davison, Jean
Voices from Mutira. Lives of Rural Gikuyu Women
Boulder, Colorado: Lynn Rienner, 1989

Gecaga, B.M.
Home Life in Kikuyu-Land or Kariuki & Muthoni
Nairobi, Kenya: Eagle Press, 1949

Hobley, C.W.
Kikuyu Customs and Beliefs: Thabu and Its Connection with Circumcision Rites
In Journal of the Anthropological Institute 40, 1910

Hobley, C.W.
Further Research into Kikuyu and Kamba Religious Beliefs and Customs
In Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 41, July-Dec 1911

Hobley, C.W.
Bantu Beliefs and Magic, with Particular Reference to the Kikuyu and Kamba Tribes of Kenya Colony; Together with Some Reflections on East Africa After the War
London, UK: H.F.& G. Witherby, 1922

Kabira, Wanjiku Mukabi; Mutahi, Karega wa
Gikuyu Oral Literature
Nairobi, Kenya: Heinemann Kenya, 1988; East African Educational Publishers, 1993

Kenyatta, Jomo
Facing Mount Kenya: The Traditional Life of the Gikuyu
Nairobi, Kenya: Kenway Publications, 1978, 1938 (1st edition)

Kershaw, Greet
Mau Mau from Below
Athens, USA: Ohio University Press, 1997

Krapf, J.L.
Travels, Researches and Missionary Labours in East Africa
London, UK: Trubbner, 1860

Lambert, H.E.
Kikuyu Social and Political Institutions
London, UK: Oxford University press for International African Institute, 1956

Lawren, William
Masai and Kikuyu: An historical analysis of cultural transmission
In the Journal of African History, Vol. 9(4), pp. 571-83 (1968)

Leakey, L.S.B.
The Kikuyu Problem of the Initiation of Girls
In Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 60, 1930

Leakey, L.S.B.
The Southern Kikuyu before 1903, Vol. I and II
New York, USA: Academic Press, 1978

Middleton, John; Kershaw, Greet
The Kikuyu and Kamba of Kenya
London, UK: The International African Institute (Ethnographic Survey of Africa), 1965

Mockerie, Parmenas Githendu
An African Speaks for His People
c. 1920-1930?

Mugo, E.N.
Kikuyu People: A brief outline of their customs and traditions
Nairobi, Kenya: Kenya Literature Bureau, 1982

Muriuki, Godfrey
A History of the Kikuyu 1500-1900
Nairobi, Kenya: Oxford University Press, 1975 (or 1974?)

Muriuki, Godfrey
Kenya's People: People round Mount Kenya
London, UK: Evans Brothers, 1978

Murray, Jocelyn
The Kikuyu Female Circumcision Controversy: With Special Reference to the Church Missionary Society's "Sphere of Influence."
Dissertation: University of California Los Angeles, 1974

Murray, Jocelyn
The Church Missionary Society and the Female Circumcision Issue in Kenya
In Journal of Religion in Africa 8, no.2 (1976)

Mwangi, Rose
Kikuyu Folktales: their nature and value
Nairobi, Kenya: Kenya Literature Bureau, 1970, 1982 (3rd ed)

Tate, H.R.
Notes on the Kikuyu and Kamba tribes of British East Africa
In the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 34, 1904

Tate, H.R.
Further Notes on the Kikuyu Tribe of British East Africa
In Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 34, 1904

Tate, H.R.
The native law of the southern Gikuyu of British East Africa
In the Journal of the African Society, Vol. 9(35), pp. 233-54 (1910)

Tate, H.R.
Further notes on the southern Gikuyu of British East Africa
In the Journal of the African Society, Vol. 10(24), pp. 285-97 (1911)

Wahome, John Kamenyi
Traditional Music and Songs for Adult Education: Gikuyu
Nairobi, Kenya: East African Literature Bureau, 1974


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