WorldCat Identities

Gatheru, R. Mugo 1925-

Overview
Works: 6 works in 89 publications in 2 languages and 1,671 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DT434.E26, 309.16762
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about R. Mugo Gatheru
 
Most widely held works by R. Mugo Gatheru
Child of two worlds, a Kikuyu's story by R. Mugo Gatheru( Book )

71 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the autobiography of one of the Kikuyu people who left his home on the Kikuyu Reserve in Kenya when he was a teenager to seek an education in the white man's world. He describes the life of his people--their religion, their marriage customs and domestic problems, their burial habits, how "sorcerers" are dealt with, the Kikuyu oaths (from which the famous Mau Mau oaths were adapted), the rituals of the second birth and of circumcision, and the importance of the Kikuyu age-groups
Kenya : from colonization to independence, 1888-1970 by R. Mugo Gatheru( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beginning with the advent of Europeans in the late 1800s, this volume presents Kenya as a land of contrasts--in geography as well as people. Gatheru discusses the viewpoint of the Kenyan people, enumerating the events and attitudes which led to the eventual eruption of violence."--Provided by publisher
From beneath the tree of life : a story of the Kenyan people of Ngai by R. Mugo Gatheru( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. Clair Drake papers by St. Clair Drake( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Divided into 18 series and spanning the years 1935 to 1990, the collection documents Drake's career as an educator and social anthropologist in the United States, Liberia, Great Britain and Ghana, and consists for the most part of correspondence, writings, office files and research materials
Kind zweier Welten (Child of two worlds, dt. Aus d. Engl. v. Albrecht Frh, von Pölnitz. 1. Aufl.) by R. Mugo Gatheru( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
Audience Level
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Audience Level
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.39 (from 0.34 for Kenya : fr ... to 0.95 for Kind zweie ...)

Kenya : from colonization to independence, 1888-1970
Alternative Names
Gatheru, Mugo 1925-

Gatheru, R. Mugo

Gatheru, R. Mugo 1925-

Mugo Gatheru, R. 1925-

Mugo Gatheru Writer

Languages
English (85)

German (3)

Covers
From beneath the tree of life : a story of the Kenyan people of Ngai