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Culture and Customs of Kenya (Culture and Customs of Africa)

by Neal Sobania

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Customs,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Africa - General,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Ethnology,
  • Kenya,
  • Social life and customs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9461544M
    ISBN 100313314861
    ISBN 109780313314865

    Kenya Art, Culture and History. Kenya continues to occupy a prominent place in the history of humankind. As the home of the ancestry of human race, fossils recovered on the floor and in the sediments of the Rift Valley show. Kenya's Culture Kenya is home to several different ethnic groups, each with different languages, dialects, and customs. Most of Kenya's population is African. The Maasai people of Kenya are one of the indigenous (original) people that live a very traditional lifestyle. They usually live in thatch and mud homes and tend cattle.

    According to tales from Kikuyu culture customs and traditions, they believed that their traditional god had put in the earth a man and a woman, who were named Mumbi and Kikuyu. This couple had a total of nine daughters and they later got married to bring the Kikuyu tribe to existence. Maasai Culture, Customs, & Traditions Baringo to become Njamus (pronounced Ilchamus), irrigation farmers and the only fishing Maasai. Further south, pastoral Maasai divided into a number of different sections. They came to dominate the Rift Valley as far south as central Tanzania. In central Kenya, pastoral Maasai fought, traded with, and File Size: KB.

    culture, religion and gender issues. The words fisexfl and figenderfl are sometimes used interchangeably, but in fact they have different meanings. Sex refers to a person™s biological characteristics Œ whether a person is male or female. Gender refers to the different roles that are assigned to males and females. Recipes, Cuisine and Customs of Kenya January Cuisine Kenya has no single culture that identifies it. There are about 37 different ethnic groups in Kenya, each with its unique culture. As a result, there is no single dish that represents all of Kenya. While different communities have their own native foods, the staple foods in Kenya File Size: KB.


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Kenya, a land of safaris, wild animals, and Maasai warriors, perfectly represents Africa for many Westerners. This peerless single-source book presents the contemporary reality of life in Kenya, an important East-African nation that has served as a crossroads for peoples and cultures from Africa, the Middle East, and East Asia for by: Culture and Customs of Kenya (Cultures and Customs of the World) - Kindle edition by Neal W.

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Culture and Customs of Kenya. Kenya, a land of safaris, wild animals, and Maasai warriors, perfectly represents Africa for many Westerners. This peerless single-source book presents the contemporary reality of life in Kenya, an important East-African nation that has served as a crossroads for peoples and cultures from Africa, the Middle East, and East Asia for centuries/5(2).

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Kenya, a land of safaris, wild animals, and Maasai warriors, perfectly represents Africa for many Westerners. This peerless single-source book presents the contemporary reality of life in Kenya, an important East-African nation that has served as a crossroads for peoples and cultures from Africa, the Middle East, and East Asia for.

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Along with spices ranging from peppers and chilies to tamarind and cloves is a wide variety of vegetables and nuts, including sweet potatoes, manioc, cashews, and almonds.

Tropical fruits are also plentiful, from oranges, lemons, and limes to mangoes, papayas, and pineapples. Kenya, a land of safaris, wild animals, and Masai warriors, perfectly represents Africa for many Westerners.

This text presents the contemporary reality of life in Kenya, an important East-African nation that has served as a crossroads for peoples and cultures from. Kenya, a land of safaris, wild animals, and Maasai warriors, perfectly represents Africa for many Westerners.

This peerless single-source book presents the contemporary reality of life in Kenya, an important East-African nation that has served as a crossroads for peoples and cultures from Africa, the Middle East, and East Asia for centuries.

Get this from a library. Culture and customs of Kenya. [N W Sobania] -- An in-depth survey of the history, culture, and customs of Kenya. Culture and Customs of Kenya by Neal W. Sobania,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3).

This peerless single-source book presents the contemporary reality of life in Kenya, an important East-African nation that has served as a crossroads for peoples and cultures from Africa, the Middle East, and East Asia for centuries/5(3).

Some of the books set in Kenya have gone on to win awards and films have been made about a few. And why not. The mixture of memoirs and fiction showcase the rich Kenyan culture through the eyes of each author. Get ready for a roller-coaster ride, from the precolonial era to the modern : Jackline Wambugi.

A large proportion of the Kenyan population are Christians found mainly outside the coastal and eastern provinces. Muslims make up some 30% of the population found in the coastal areas and in the eastern side of the country - the rest is a combination of other minority religions such as Hindus, Bhuduist and those who follow their ancestral tribal beliefs.

Location and Geography. Kenya is located in East Africa and borders Somalia to the northeast, Ethiopia to the north, Sudan to the northwest, Uganda to the west. Clearly, Kenya culture embraces many different cultural influences: teatime is a custom borrowed from the British colonial past and the Chai style of cooking tea originated in India.

Another popular social drink, and one that also makes a good accompaniment for nyama choma, is Kenya's signature-brand beer - Tusker. Kenya Art and Artifacts. Kenya - Culture Smart. book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Culture Smart. provides essential information on attitudes, b /5. Book Examines Kenyan Culture and Customs Through his newly-published book "Culture and Customs of Kenya," Dr. Neal Sobania of the Hope College faculty hopes to help readers see beyond stereotypes and discover the African nation that he has studied for nearly three decades.

The entire "Culture Smart" series of books about various nations has long been one to consider seriously. Like this specific text about Kenya, there are sections in each about the history, the geography, the people, and many of the most important cultural peculiarities of those residents of the country/5(64).

The tribes of Kenya are known for their unique history, culture, values, lifestyle, language, religion, food and more. Most visitors to Kenya can easily recall the Maasai tribe and their close kin, the Samburu people. Kenyan tourism has made the Maasai and Samburu tribes the most famous because of their long preserved culture.

In eSports, there are roughly established bodies governing eSports events with the likes of the Kenya International Gaming Series dubbed as "G.S", the Vivid Gold Summer Tournaments, KAGE and many more. A new culture has also been adopted whereby some gamers in Kenya have also started their own YouTube and Twitch channels.This book provides a fascinating, up-to-date overview of the social, cultural, economic, and political landscapes of Tanzania.

In Culture and Customs of Tanzania, author Kefa M. Otiso presents an approachable basic overview of the country's key characteristics, covering topics such as Tanzania's land, peoples, languages, education system, resources, occupations, economy, government, and history.

Culture Briefing: Kenya provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Kenyan people.

Whether traveling to Kenya, working on a class paper or doing business with the Kenyans, you'll find Culture Briefing: Kenya an invaluable resource.