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Mount Kenya area

Heinrich Speck

Mount Kenya area

ecological and agricultural significance of the soils, with 2 soil maps

by Heinrich Speck

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Published by University of Berne, Switzerland, Institute of Geography in [Bern] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya, Mount, Region (Kenya),
  • Kenya,
  • Kenya, Mount, Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Soils -- Kenya -- Kenya, Mount, Region.,
    • Land capability for agriculture -- Kenya -- Kenya, Mount, Region.,
    • Kenya, Mount, Region (Kenya)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHeinrich Speck.
      SeriesGeographica Bernensia., 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS599.5.K42 K397132 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination104 p. :
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2780181M
      ISBN 103906290018
      LC Control Number86144494

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      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mount Kenya area. Berne, Switzerland: University of Berne, Institute of Geography, [] (OCoLC) Facing Mount Kenya, first published in , is an anthropological study of the people of the Kikuyu tribe of central Kenya. It was written by native Kikuyu and future Kenyan president Jomo Kenyatta. The book's introduction was written by anthropologist Bronisław Malinowski, who mentored Kenyatta while both were at the London School of Economics.

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