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history of the Baluyia

John Osogo

history of the Baluyia

by John Osogo

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Published by Oxford U.P .
Written in English


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Statementmaps by Dominic de Souza.
The Physical Object
Pagination162p.,22cm
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19237448M

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Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The Wanga (AbaWanga) are a nation of the Luhya people and a historical Kingdom within present day mainly occupy Kakamega County, one of the most densely populated counties in Kenya. The Wanga Kingdom was the most highly developed and centralised kingdom in Kenya’s entire history before the advent of British colonialism in the early s.

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A History of the Baluyia. Paperback – January 1, by John. OSOGO (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, Author: John. OSOGO. This book is very comprehensive, if you are a member of Baluyia community & very dedicated observer you’ll see your own family history.

This is a historical master piece of the Baluhya also called Baluyia. John Osogo, A History of The Baluyia. Nairobi, Oxford University Press, 11 maps, pp. in Journal of Asian and African StudiesAuthor: J.E. Goldthorpe. John Osogo, A History of The Baluyia.

Nairobi, Oxford University Press, 11 maps, pp. John Osogo, A History of The Baluyia. Nairobi, Oxford University Press, 11 maps, pp. Goldthorpe, J.E. The greater part of this book is a compilation of the traditional histories of the Baluyia peoples - that is, those numerous tribes or sub-tribes of western Kenya who.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Baluyia -- History. Kenia -- West; Luyia (African people) More like this: Similar Items. History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Were, Gideon S., History of the Abaluyia of western Kenya.

[Nairobi] East African Pub. House, [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gideon S Were. Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Mumia, -- Nabongo of Buluyia, -- approximately Luyia (African people) -- History. Kenya -- History -- To View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Towards an Art History of the Baluyia of Western Kenya Doctoral Dissertation, University of Washington, Chesoni, Z.R.

Divorce and Succession in Luyia Customary Law East African Journal 4(12), Cohen, D.W. The Historical Tradition of Busoga Clarendon Press, OUP, Cory, H. Pre-European tribal organizations in Musoma. By aboutmigration into Luhyaland was largely complete, and only minor internal movements took place after that due to food shortages, disease, and domestic conflicts.

Despite their diverse ethnic ancestry, the Luhya have a history of intermarriage, local trade, and shared social and cultural practices.

Abaluyia are also known as Baluyia or Luyia, or by the alternative spelling Abaluhya/Luhya. During the colonial occupation, the British called them Bantu Kavirondo or WaKavirondo—derogatory terms today.

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Thesis, University of Nairobi. Some parts of the book may be a little dry and a tad on the historical side, but the gripping story makes it worth turning the pages over.

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Nairobi, Oxford University Press, 11 maps, pp. sophisticated and detailed history of Luyia origins since John Osogo published his A History of the Baluyia (New York: Oxford University Press, ) in the s, while productively challenging the limits of “tribal history.” Making such communities the.

Outside Prof. Were’s two books, the book that comes close in terms of facts and accuracy is that of John. B Osogo entitled A History of the Baluyia. All these books suggest that the history of the Abaluyia is not a recent phenomenon as some amateur historians have tried to suggest.

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Nandi, Kalenjin-speaking people who inhabit the western part of the highlands of Kenya. Their dialect of Kalenjin is classified in the Nilotic branch of the Nilo-Saharan language family; they are distinct from the Nandi of Congo (Kinshasa), whose language is classified as Niger-Congo.

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