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

298 pages

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Paperback: 9780367163891
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Description

This book aims to provide a sociologically and anthropologically informed history of the Somali people. It seeks to elucidate the circumstances of the holy war waged by Sayyid Muhammad 'Abdille Hassan against the colonizers between 1900 and 1920.

Table of Contents

1. The Physical and Social Setting 2. Before Partition 3. The Imperial Partition: 1860–97 4. The Dervish Fight for Freedom: 1900–20 5. Somali Unification: The Italian East African Empire 6. The Restoration of Colonial Frontiers: 1940–50 7. From Trusteeship to Independence: 1950–60 8. The Problems of Independence 9. The Somali Revolution: 1969–76 10. Nationalism, Ethnicity and Revolution in the Horn of Africa

Subject Categories

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