Somali Sultanate: The Geledi City-State over 150 Years

Somali Sultanate: The Geledi City-State over 150 Years

by Virginia Luling
     
 

ISBN-10: 1874209987

ISBN-13: 9781874209980

Pub. Date: 09/01/2001

Publisher: Haan Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781874209980
Publisher:
Haan Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/2001
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1The Setting; Land and Settlement11
2History: 1843-200020
3A Town40
4Household, Family and Daily Life60
5Geledi in the Somali Descent System77
6A Composite Community93
7Slaves and Citizens114
8Land and Landholding137
9Trade and Market164
10The Geledi State174
11Nation-State and After191
12The Wacdaan Alliance207
13Changing Minds220
14The New Year Festival240
Conclusion267
App.: Legendary History272
Glossary278
Bibliography280
Index291

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