Bibliography on the Akamba People

Akong'a, J. 
“Traditional processes of social control among the Kitui Kamba”, in African Journal of Sociology 2(1), 1982.

Beidelman, T.O.
“Some notes on the Akamba”, in Tanganyika Notes and Records 57 (1961)

Fjellman, J.S.
The myth of primitive mentality: A study of semantic acquisition and modes of categorization in Akamba children of south-central Kenya.  Ph.D. dissertation, Dept. of Anthropology, Stanford University (1971)

Hobley, C.W.
Ethnology of Akamba and other East African Tribes, London, UK: Frank Cass, 1910 (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1910)

Hobley, C.W.
“Further Research into Kikuyu and Kamba Religious Beliefs and Customs”, in Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 41, July-Dec 1911

Hobley, C.W.
Bantu Beliefs and Magic, with Particular Reference to the Kikuyu and Kamba Tribes of Kenya Colony; Together with Some Reflections on East Africa After the War London, UK: H.F.& G. Witherby, 1922

Kavyu, P.N.
An Introduction to Kamba Music Nairobi, Kenya: East African Literature Bureau, Nairobi 1977

Kieti, M. Myali songs: Social critique among the Kamba. M.A. thesis, Dept. of Literature, University of Nairobi, 1988

Kieti, Mwikali; Coughlin, Peter Barking,
You'll be Eaten!: The Wisdom of Kamba Oral Literature, Nairobi, Kenya: Phoenix Publishers, 1990

Krapf, J.L.
Travels, Researches and Missionary Labours in East Africa London, UK: Trubbner, 1860

Mbiti, J.S.
Akamba Stories Nairobi, Kenya: Oxford University Press, 1964, 1966

Mbula, J.
Penetration of Christianity into the Akamba traditional family
M.A. thesis, Dept. of Sociology, University of Nairobi, 1974

Middleton, J.; Kershaw, G.
The Kikuyu and Kamba of Kenya
London, UK: International African Institute, 1965

Munro, Forbes J. (ed.)
Colonial Rule and the Kamba: Social Change in the Kenya Highlands 1889-1939
Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 1975

Muthiani, J.
Akamba from within: Egalitarianism in Social Relations
New York, USA: Exposition, 1973

Nzioki, Sammy
Kenya's People: Akamba
London, UK: Evans Brothers, 1982

Penwill, D.J.
Kamba Customary Law
Nairobi, Kenya: Kenya Literature Bureau, 1951, 1986

Somba, J.N.
Akamba Mirror
Nairobi, Kenya: Kijabe Printing, 1979

Somba, J.N.
Elements of Akamba Life
Nairobi, Kenya: East African Publishing House, 1972

Tate, H.R.
Notes on the Kikuyu and Kamba tribes of British East Africa
Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 34, 1904

Ueda, H.
Witchcraft and sorcery in Kitui of the Kamba tribe
Institute of African Studies, University of Nairobi, Discussion Paper no.25, 1971

Ueda, H.
Power of hunting leaders among the Kamba
Institute of African Studies, Univ. of Nairobi, Discussion Paper no.116, 1979