A Modern History of the Somali: Nation and State in the Horn of Africa

A Modern History of the Somali: Nation and State in the Horn of Africa

by I.M. Lewis, I. M. Lewis

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This latest edition of A Modern History of the Somali brings I. M. Lewis’s definitive history up to date and shows the amazing continuity of Somali forms of social organization. Lewis’s history portrays the ingeniousness with which the Somali way of life has been adapted to all forms of modernity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780821445730
Publisher: Ohio University Press
Publication date: 03/17/2003
Series: Eastern African Studies
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 368
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

I.M. Lewis is Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology at the London School of Economics & Political Science.

Table of Contents

Cover Series Page Title Copyright Contents Preface to the fourth edition Maps Photographs Chapter I: The Physical and Social Setting Chapter II: Before Partition Chapter III: The Imperial Partition: 1860-97 Chapter IV: The Dervish Fight for Freedom: 1900-20 Chapter V: Somali Unification: The Italian East African Empire Chapter VI: The Restoration of Colonial Frontiers: 1940-50 Chapter VII: From Trusteeship to Independence: 1950-60 Chapter VIII: The Problems of Independence Chapter IX: The Somali Revolution: 1969-76 Chapter X: Nationalism, Ethnicity and Revolution in the Horn of Africa Chapter XI: Chaos, International Intervention and Developments in the North Notes Index

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