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Kaya complex, a history of the Mijikenda peoples of the Kenya coast to 1900

Thomas T. Spear

Kaya complex, a history of the Mijikenda peoples of the Kenya coast to 1900

by Thomas T. Spear

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Published in Nairobi : Kenya Literature Bureau, 1978 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementThomas T. Spear.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 83/7820 (D)
The Physical Object
Pagination[23], 172 p. : maps ; 22 cm.
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4091465M
LC Control Number79980733

  Opinion - In the recent past, the media have reported cases of politicians in the Coast region being installed as Kaya elders and spokespersons of the Mijikenda :// He is a leading scholar of pre-colonial and East African history, and has published a number of books and articles on the subject, including The Kaya Complex: A History of the Mijikenda Peoples of the Kenya Coast to (); Kenya’s Past: An Introduction to Historical Method in Africa (); The Swahili: Reconstructing the History and

  Patel, L. R. (). "Notes on the law of Succession in three Kenya coastal tribes: Wadigo, Waduruma and Wagiriama". East African Law Journal 1: Spear, T. T. (). The Kaya Complex: A History of the Mijikenda Peoples of the Kenya Coast to Sometimes the name encoded the season or day of the week when the child was born ­ for example, Tatu meant a female child born on Monday, Thomas T. Spear, The Kaya Complex: A History of the Mijikenda Peoples of the Kenya Coast to (Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau, ): ://

  References IRepublic of Kenya Economic Survey Central Bureau of Statistics, Nairobi () 2Whitely, W H "The classification and distribution of Kenya's African languages' in Whitely, W H (cd) Language in Kenw~ Oxford University Press, Nairobi () 13 61 3Salim, A 1 Swahili-Speaking Peoples of Kenya's Coast East African Spatial Organization of Kaya Giriama: Kenya Past and Present, a publication of the National Museums of Kenya K K Tinga The Kaya Complex: A History of the Mijikenda Peoples of the Kenya Coast to


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By THOMAS T. SPEAR Nairobi.: Kenya Literature Bureau, Pp. xxiv+ Paperback; no price ://   This video is made by the Kenyan musician Katoi wa Tabaka, and features a song in the so-called ‘Kayahip hop’ genre. This subgenre of hip-hop refers to the sacred Kayaforests of the Mijikenda, and differs from ‘secular’ and ‘Christian’ forms of hip-hop that are widely popular in Kenya and East-Africa more generally (Barkley ; Malesi ).

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Published: ()   Spear T.,The kaya Complex: a History of the Mijikenda Peoples of the Kenya Coast to Kenya Literature Bureau Nairobi. Tinga, K.K. “Spatial Organization of a kaya: Kenya”, Past and Present, A Publication of the National Museums of Kenya, Issue NO. book Peoples of Kenya.

Mung’aro, the Shining: T Spear, The Kaya complex: A history of the. Mijikenda peoples of the Kenya coast to 'aro_the_Shining_ritual_and. Kaya Mudzi Muvya is a coastal lowland dry deciduous forest in Kilifi County of southern became a World Heritage Site in A large portion of the forest is an area protected by the Kenya Forest Service under The Forests Act ofand as a national monument under the Antiquities and Monuments Act Cap The forest is sacred to the local Mijikenda people, known as the Rabai Spear, Thomas, The Kaya complex: a history of the Mijikenda peoples of the Kenya coast toPhD thesis, Tinga, Kaingu Kalume, “The Presentation and Interpretation of Ritual Sites: the Mijikenda Kaya case”, Museum International, Willis, J, Mombasa, The Swahili and the making of the Mijikenda