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  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Kenyaby Philip Briggs

    DK Publishing 2013; US$ 25.00

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Kenya will lead you straight to the best attractions this country has to offer. Packed with full-color photography, illustrations, and maps, this updated guide explores Kenya's many dynamic features, from the spectacular wildlife and breathtaking national parks, to the lively nightlife and cultural attractions of Nairobi.... more...

  • And Then Life Happensby Auma Obama

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 27.26

    A moving account about life in two cultures, and Auma Obama's relationship with her brother, Barack. more...

  • Uncertain Tastesby Jon Holtzman

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    This richly drawn ethnography of Samburu cattle herders in northern Kenya examines the effects of an epochal shift in their basic diet-from a regimen of milk, meat, and blood to one of purchased agricultural products. In his innovative analysis, Jon Holtzman uses food as a way to contextualize and measure the profound changes occurring in Samburu social... more...

  • The Last Maasai Warriorsby Wilson Meikuaya; Jackson Ntirkana; Susan McClelland

    Greystone Books 2012; US$ 19.95

    How two young Maasai tribesmen became warriors, scholars, and leaders in their community and to the world. They are living testament to a vanishing way of life on the African savannah. Wilson and Jackson are two brave warriors of the Maasai, an intensely proud culture built on countless generations steeped in the mystique of tradition, legend... more...

  • Defeating Mau Mauby Louis Leakey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 240.00

    This book examines the organisation of the Mau Mau movement, its propaganda, the nature of its religious aspects and its oaths and the mistakes its leaders made. more...

  • Fields of Change among the Iteso of Kenyaby Ivan Karp

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 305.00

    Fields of Change is a study of the means by which the Iteso adapted to the imposition of colonial rule and the loss of political independence. more...

  • "We Only Come Here to Struggle"by Berida Ndambuki; Claire Cone Robertson

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 14.99

    Here is the life history of Berida Ndambuki, a Kenyan woman trader born in 1936, who speaks movingly of her experiences under the turbulences of late British colonialism and independence. A poverty survivor, Berida overcame patriarchal constraints to reclaim the rights to her labor, her body, and her spirit. She invokes a many-faceted picture of central... more...

  • Kenya Todayby Ndirangu Mwaura

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 32.95

    This is the story of modern Africa: the reality of poverty, underdevelopment and the donor community. Are governments using politics and imported culture to trap ordinary Africans in a weakening web of international “friendship” and “economic partnership, more...

  • Philosophising in Mombasaby Kai Kresse

    Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 119.40

    Philosophising in Mombasa provides an approach to the anthropological study of philosophical discourses in the Swahili context of Mombasa, Kenya. In this historically established Muslim environment, at the dawn of the twenty-first century, philosophy is investigated as social discourse and intellectual practice, situated in everyday life. This is done... more...

  • Kenyaby Joseph R. Oppong; Esther D. Oppong

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 30.00

    These information-packed volumes provide comprehensive overviews of each nation's people, geography, history, government, economy, and culture more...