Historical Dictionary Of Somalia / Edition 1

Historical Dictionary Of Somalia / Edition 1

by Mohamed Haji Mukhtar, Shawn Morris
     
 

ISBN-10: 0810843447

ISBN-13: 9780810843448

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

Despite advances in modern communication and the proliferation of information, there remain areas of the world about which little is known. One such place is Somalia. The informed public is aware of a political meltdown and consequent chaos there, but few comprehend the causes of this tragic crisis. This new edition covers Somalia's origin, history, culture, and

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Overview

Despite advances in modern communication and the proliferation of information, there remain areas of the world about which little is known. One such place is Somalia. The informed public is aware of a political meltdown and consequent chaos there, but few comprehend the causes of this tragic crisis. This new edition covers Somalia's origin, history, culture, and language, as well as current economic and political issues. The alphabetical arrangement of this Dictionary, with a complete chronology, list of acronyms, and in-depth bibliography provide useful information about the country in a convenient format. A vital addition to reference collections supporting undergraduate and graduate programs on Africa and the Middle East, international relations, and economics- a useful fact-filled compendium for government and public libraries, NGO's, and other special libraries

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810843448
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
African Historical Dictionary Series, #87
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Series Editor's Foreword Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 Reader's Notes Chapter 4 Abbreviations and Acronyms Chapter 5 Maps Chapter 6 Chronology Chapter 7 Introduction Chapter 8 THE DICTIONARY Chapter 9 Appendix 1: Members of the Government from 1956 to 1991 Chapter 10 Appendix 2: Political Factions Chapter 11 Appendix 3: Members of the Supreme Revolutionary Council (SRC), 1969 Chapter 12 Bibliography Chapter 13 About the Author

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