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Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:The Kikuyu economy at the beginning of the colonial period
Author:Miracle, Marvin
Year:1977
Periodical:Cultures et développement
Volume:9
Issue:1
Pages:3-31
Language:English
Geographic term:Kenya
Subjects:Kikuyu
economic conditions
1890-1899
1900-1909
Abstract:As Kikuyu have been included in this paper the peoples bearing that name plus the Ndia and Kiguchu Kikuyu, but excluded the Embu, Mbere, Tharaka, and Meru, as well as the smaller tribes on the southern and eastern slopes of Mount Kenya, although their economies and cultures appear to have many similarities with the Kikuyu. Sections: The data - The time period - The Kikuyu economy about 1895 (output; internal trade; trade with the Masai, Kamba, Dorobo, caravans from the coast, the Embu and their hinterland) - Changes 1895 to 1905 (1895 to 1900; 1900 to 1905 (changes in trade; changes in the composition of output and productivity)) - Conclusion. Citations, notes, table.
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