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Historical dictionary of Somalia

Author: Mohamed Haji Mukhtar; Margaret Castagno
Publisher: Lanham, Md : Scarecrow Press, 2003.
Series: African historical dictionary series, no. 87
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : New edView all editions and formats
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The volume will cover all aspects of Somalia, providing useful information about the country in a comprehensive manner. The book also reflects on the contributions of the Somali sources on history and culture. Arabic sources and other non-English colonial sources of great importance to the subject are also highlighted. A vital addition to reference collections supporting undergraduate and graduate programs on Africa  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mohamed Haji Mukhtar; Margaret Castagno
ISBN: 9780810866041 0810866048
OCLC Number: 1030367442
Notes: Revised edition of: Historical dictionary of Somalia / by Margaret Castagno. 1975. - Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-352). - Print version record.
Description: Online Ressource (xlv, 353 Seiten) : Karten.
Series Title: African historical dictionary series, no. 87
Responsibility: Mohamed Haji Mukhtar.

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The volume will cover all aspects of Somalia, providing useful information about the country in a comprehensive manner. The book also reflects on the contributions of the Somali sources on history and culture. Arabic sources and other non-English colonial sources of great importance to the subject are also highlighted. A vital addition to reference collections supporting undergraduate and graduate programs on Africa and the Middle East, international relations, and economics_and a useful fact-filled compendium for governement and public libraries, NGO's, and other special libraries as well.

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