Facing Mount Kenya; the Tribal Life of Gikuyu Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Introduction and Preface

• Facing Mt. Kenya, by Jomo Kenyatta, is an ethnography of the Gikuyu tribe of Kenya, Africa.

• The book discuss family life, political structure, land tenure policies, educational system, and religious system of the tribe.

• It attempts to educate the public about the intricacies of the Gikuyu tribe.
• In the Introduction, Bronislav Malinowski, a friend and instructor of Kenyatta. introduces the reader to several concepts within the book.

• He describes Kenyatta as outspoken and honest, a man versed in Western study who was in his own discussion class at the London School of Economics.

• Kenyatta has gone through the African course of training.

• Kenyatta is able to look at things from both the tribal point of view and the the point of view of Western civilization.
• Kenyatta presents the facts objectively without passion or feeling. He tries to help us see how the Africans see through...

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