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Mount Kenya area

Mount Kenya area

contributions to ecology and socio-economy

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

    Places:
  • Kenya, Mount, Region (Kenya),
  • Kenya,
  • Kenya, Mount, Region.,
  • Kenya, Mount.
    • Subjects:
    • Ecology -- Kenya -- Kenya, Mount, Region.,
    • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Kenya -- Kenya, Mount.,
    • Mountain ecology -- Kenya -- Kenya, Mount.,
    • Agricultural ecology -- Kenya -- Kenya, Mount.,
    • Kenya, Mount, Region (Kenya) -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by Matthias Winiger ; contributors, R. Brunner ... [et al.].
      SeriesGeographica Bernensia. African studies series ;, A1, Geographica Bernensia., 1.
      ContributionsWiniger, Matthias., Brunner, R., Universität Bern. Geographisches Institut., Arbeitsgemeinschaft Geographica Bernensia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGF724 .M68 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination117 p. :
      Number of Pages117
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2478137M
      ISBN 10390629014X
      LC Control Number87211430
      OCLC/WorldCa17340889

        The Lewis Glacier on Mount Kenya, with Curling Pond at the bottom left. The line of flames, made by a torch carried by the photographer during a long exposure, shows the glacier’s reach in


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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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