The Invention of Somalia
Ali Jimale Ahmed
The Red Sea Press, 1995 - History - 265 pages
The first real attempt by scholars on Somalia to identify and analyze the basic assumptions which had informed the construction of the now discredited Somalia myth.
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CAMELS INTELLECTUALS ORIGINS AND DANCE
MYTH OR REALITY
DAYBREAK is NEAR WONT You BECOME SOUR? GOING
IDENTITY DANCE AND ISLAM AMONG PEOPLE
ON CRITIQUES OF THE INVENTION OF SOMALIA
Abgaal Ahmed ancestors Arab Arab Factor Banadir coast Bantu Barre's Benadir Brava camel Cassanelli century Cerulli clan families coastal colonial communities culture Cumar dances Darood Declich descendants dialects dikri early East Africa Eastern Horn economic Ethiopia Galla Garre gender Gosha area groups Hawiye Helander history of Somalia Horn of Africa I. M. Lewis Ibid identity important Invention Isaaq Islam Italian jareer Jiiddu Jubba River Jubba Valley lineage linguistic Lower Jubba matrilineal Maxamed Maxay migration Mogadishu Mohamed Mohamed Haji Mukhtar Muhammad Mukhtar Muslim mviko nation nomadic North-Lowland northern Somali oral tradition origin Oromo pastoral playing the drums poems political population Proto-Reewin Reer Reewin clan region religious rituals riverine role scholars Shabelle River Shaikh Uways Sheekh Slavery slaves social Somali clan Somali history Somali intellectuals Somali language Somali society Somali Studies Somali women Somali-speaking Soomaali southern Somalia Swahili tion Ulama University village woman word