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by Mohamed D. Abdullahi

eBook Culture and Customs of Somalia (Cultures and Customs of the World) download ISBN: 0313361371
Author: Mohamed D. Abdullahi
Publisher: Greenwood (October 30, 2001)
Language: English
Pages: 224
ePub: 1835 kb
Fb2: 1354 kb
Rating: 4.5
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Category: Political
Subcategory: Social Sciences

Culture and Customs of S. .has been added to your Cart. Having a strong interest in the culture of the African Horn I read this book on Somalia for further insight into one of the African continent's most interesting and remote countries

Culture and Customs of S. Having a strong interest in the culture of the African Horn I read this book on Somalia for further insight into one of the African continent's most interesting and remote countries. Somalia has a fascinating culture making it unqiue in Africa for being a transition zone from the Muslim north to the Christain/Animist South. The Somali culture long based on clans is also unique to the Sub-Saharan African realm in that the Somali population is relatively homogenous.

Written by a native Somali, Culture and Customs of Somalia gives students and interested readers an in-depth look . As an old continent, Africa is one of the richest in culture and customs, and its contributions to world civilization are impressive indeed.

Written by a native Somali, Culture and Customs of Somalia gives students and interested readers an in-depth look at the land and people, past and present. Somalia was once colonized by Europeans, but Abdullahi's superb survey, with its historical context, evokes a Somaliland from a Somali viewpoint. Africans regard culture as essential to their lives and future development.

Culture and Customs of Somalia (Culture and Customs of Africa). by. Mohamed Diriye Abdullahi. African history, Cultural studies, Social & cultural anthropology, Culture, East Africa - History, Social Science, Archaeology, Anthropology, History: American, Somalia, Africa - General, Anthropology - Cultural, Ethnic Studies - General, Social Science, Anthropology, Cultural, Customs & Traditions, Ethnology, Social life and customs.

The culture of Somalia is an amalgamation of traditions in that were .

The culture of Somalia is an amalgamation of traditions in that were developed independently since the proto-Somali era through interaction with neighboring and far away civilizations, including other parts of Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, and Indian subcontinent  . a b Mohamed Diriye Abdullahi, Culture and Customs of Somalia, (Greenwood Press: 2001), .

Written by a native Somali, Culture and Customs of Somalia gives .

Written by a native Somali, Culture and Customs of Somalia gives students and interested readers an in-depth look at. Somalia was once colonized by Europeans, Somalia, the Horn of Africa nation, is finally recovering from recent wars and famine. This Muslim country has strong pastoral roots and is known as a land of poets with a long oral cultural tradition.

Mohamed Diriye Abdullahi. Somalia, the Horn of Africa nation, is finally recovering from recent wars and famine. Written by a native Somali, Culture and Customs of Somalia gives students and interested readers an in-depth look at the land and people, past and present. Somalia was once colonized by Europeans, but Abdullahi's superb survey, with its historical context, evokes a Somaliland from a Somali viewpoint

The culture of Somalia is an amalgamation of traditions in that were . Mohamed Diriye Abdullahi, Culture and Customs of Somalia, (Greenwood Press: 2001), .

The culture of Somalia is an amalgamation of traditions in that were developed independently and through interaction with neighboring and far away civilizations, including other parts of Africa, Northeast Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, India, and Southeast Asia. YouTube Encyclopedic. Somali art is the artistic culture of the Somali people, both historic and contemporary. These include artistic traditions in pottery, music, architecture, wood carving and other genres. I. M. Lewis, Saints and Somalis: popular Islam in a clan-based society, (The Red Sea Press: 1998), . -9.

Somalia, the Horn of Africa nation, is finally recovering from recent wars and famine. Written by a native Somali, Culture and Customs of Somalia gives students and interested readers an in-depth look at the land and people, past and present. It is the only accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date general reference on this country. 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 known as a land of poets with a long oral cultural tradition. Some highlights found herein include discussion of handcrafts and artisanry, distinctive architecture and nomad housing, camel culture, intriguing food and eating customs, rites of passage, leisure and economic pursuits, education, and the Somali musical genres. A chronology, glossary, and numerous photos enhance the text.