Blood and Bone: The Call of Kinship in Somali Society

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The Red Sea Press, 1994 - Social Science - 256 pages
An analysis challenging contemporary anthropological understanding of kinship structures.
 

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Contents

A Patrilineal Kinship Puzzle
81
Myth and History in Somali Genealogies
95
Lineage Continuity and Commerce
113
The Expansion
133
The End of Tribalism?
149
Segmentary Nationalism and
221
References
237
Index
253
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