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Culture and customs of Somalia

Author: Mohamed Diriye Abdullahi
Publisher: Wesport (Conn.) : Greenwood, 2001.
Series: Culture and customs of Africa, 2
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Somalia was once colonized by Europeans, but Abdullahi's superb survey, with its historical context, evokes a Somaliland from a Somali viewpoint.This Muslim country has strong pastoral roots and is  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mohamed Diriye Abdullahi
ISBN: 0313313334 9780313313332
OCLC Number: 469091480
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 183-187. Index.
Description: XIX-198 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Illustrations Series Foreword Acknowledgments Chronology Introduction Religion and Thought Literature, Drama, and Media Art, Architecture, and Housing Cuisine and Traditional Dress Gender Roles, Marriage, and Family Social Customs and Lifestyle Music and Dance Glossary Bibliography Index
Series Title: Culture and customs of Africa, 2
Responsibility: Mohamed Diriye Abdullahi.
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.,."refreshingly original in its description of aspects of Somali culture and surprisingly parochial in the survey of Somali political history."-International Journal of African Historical Studies Read more...

 
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