This edited work represents a contribution to scholars, primarily social scientists, meant to address various aspects of the traditional history and culture of the Gusii people of southwestern Kenya. Today, the Gusii are the fifth largest ethnic group in this East African nation. This book seeks to fill the gap in scholarly knowledge in its contributions from a detailed summary of traditional history to an examination of pre-colonia.l social and political organization, with chapters that focus on such diverse topics as language, music, folklore, witchcraft, and land tenure practices.A Pre-Colonial History of the Gusii of Western Kenya c. 1500 to 1914. Nairobi: East ... Hague: Service Centrum Vans Gils BV, 1998. Oring, E. ed. ... Working with Folk Materials in New York State: A Manual for Folklorists and Archivists. Ithaca:anbsp;...
|Title||:||Ethnography of the Gusii of Western Kenya|
|Author||:||John Sorana Akama, Robert M. Maxon|