Culture and Customs of Somalia
This Muslim country has strong pastoral roots and is known as a land of poets with a long oral cultural tradition. Some highlights found herein include discussion of handcrafts and artisanry, distinctive architecture and nomad housing, camel culture, intriguing food and eating customs, rites of passage, leisure and economic pursuits, education, and the Somali musical genres. A chronology, glossary, and numerous photos enhance the text.
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Describes the land, people, vegetation, government, and culture throughout history of the area now called Somalia. The introduction relates Somalia's long history, describes how its varied geography ... Read full review