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Term: Kenya


Especially noted for populations of animals & early hominid sites; Masai invaded in 18th cen.; area was traversed by caravans of Arabs & Swahili-speakers searching for ivory; visited by British in 19th cen.; was under British control until independence; official languages are English & Swahili, though numerous other tribal languages are also spoken.


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late 19th century
collected between 1960-1973
ca. 1950
not dated