A Modern History Of Somalia: Nation And State In The Horn Of Africa, Revised, Updated, And Expanded Edition, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

A Modern History Of Somalia

Nation And State In The Horn Of Africa, Revised, Updated, And Expanded Edition, 1st Edition

By I.M. Lewis

Routledge

312 pages

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Hardback: 9780367014025
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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. “By far the most penetrating of the works on Soma

Table of Contents

Preface to the 1988 Edition -- Preface to The First Edition -- The Physical and Social Setting -- Before Partition -- The Imperial Partition: 1860-97 -- The Dervish Fight for Freedom: 1900–20 -- Somali Unification: The Italian East African Empire -- The Restoration of Colonial Frontiers: 1940–50 -- From Trusteeship to Independence: 1950–60 -- The Problems of Independence -- The Somali Revolution: 1969–76 -- Nationalism, Ethnicity and Revolution in the Horn of Africa

About the Author

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL053000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / African
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies