Contextual essays

The following contextual essays should give you a reasonable grasp of most aspects of Kenyan life, and are recommended reading if you're looking for the broader picture. To return to this page, use your browser's "Back" button:

Kenya's people
Kenya's people - the Bantu
Kenya's people - the Nilotes
Kenya's people - the Nilotes
Kenyan religions and beliefs
Kenyan prehistory
Kenyan history
Kenyan history - the Mau Mau Uprising
Kenyan music and dance


Traditional Music & Cultures of Kenya
Copyright Jens Finke, 2000-2003

also by Jens Finke
Chasing the Lizard's Tail - across the Sahara by bicycle - fine art photography