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Title:The Kisii-Kipsigis wars of the late nineteenth century
Author:Mokamba, David
Year:1974
Periodical:Kenya Historical Review
Volume:2
Issue:2
Pages:221-234
Language:English
Geographic term:Kenya
Subjects:Kipsigis
Gusii
military sociology
Abstract:The last decades of the 19th century saw a ferocious hostility between the Kisii and Kipsigis, a hostility which often flared up in the form of raids, counter-raids and even full-scale wars. This article examines one battle. The data are collected by interviewing old men and women from both tribes. Sections: general behaviour of the Kisii and Kipsigis peoples - the Kisii - Kipsigis wars - the battle of Saosao. Notes, ref.
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