Chapter 1 looks at the origin of the Agĩkũyũ people in an area around the coastal border of today’s Namibia and Angola about 200,000 years ago.
Chapter 2 describes the occupation of the original Gĩkũyũ home—the land between the four mountains, Kĩrĩnyaga, Kĩa Nyandarũa, Kĩambirũirũ, and Kĩa-Njahĩ.
Chapter 3 looks at the rites of passage, including second birth, circumcision, and initiation into elder-hood.
Chapter 4 looks at Gĩkũyũ encounters with the white man and British Imperialism.
Chapter 5 looks at the traumatic upheavals of colonization.
Chapter 6 tells the story of Kenyatta’s two visits to Europe and portrays the great personalities who would influence his life.
Chapter 7 describes the military campaign conducted by the Kenya Land and Freedom Army against the British military.
Chapter 8 shows the transformative impact of independence and freedom and decolonization on Kenya.
Chapter 9 describes the peaceful transition after President Jomo Kenyatta’s death.
Chapter 10 takes the story of Kenya and the Agĩkũyũ people from the Moi-Kibaki transition at the end of 2002 to the beginning of the year 2017.
This book is stocked at The Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institute, both in the US.