Making Refuge

Author: Catherine Besteman
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822374722
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In Making Refuge Catherine Besteman follows the trajectory of Somali Bantus from their homes in Somalia before the onset in 1991 of Somalia’s civil war, to their displacement to Kenyan refugee camps, to their relocation in cities across ...

Somalis In Maine

Author: Kimberly A. Huisman
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 1556439261
Size: 75.50 MB
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"Containing personal stories, ethnography, and reflective essays, Somalis in Maine explores the unique cross-cultural interactions and collaborations between Somali refugees and Americans in the town of Lewiston, Maine"--Provided by ...

Unraveling Somalia

Author: Catherine Besteman
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 081229016X
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In Unraveling Somalia, Catherine Besteman challenges this view and argues that the actual pattern of violence—inflicted disproportionately on rural southerners—contradicts the prevailing model of ethnic homogeneity and clan opposition.

Indian Ocean Slavery In The Age Of Abolition

Author: Robert W. Harms
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 030016646X
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Bringing together essays from leading authorities in the field of slavery studies, this comprehensive work offers an original and creative study of slavery and abolition in the Indian Ocean world during this period.

Pastimes And Politics

Author: Laura Fair
Publisher: Ohio University Press
ISBN: 0821440934
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Pastimes and Politics explores the era from the perspective of the urban poor, highlighting the numerous and varied ways that recently freed slaves and other immigrants to town struggled to improve their individual and collective lives and ...

Healing Elements

Author: Sienna R. Craig
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520273230
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Through an exploration of efficacy - What does it mean to say Tibetan medicine "works"? - this book illustrates a bio-politics of traditional medicine in the twenty-first century.

Saigon S Edge

Author: Erik Harms
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816656059
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Exploring the places where the rural and urban intersect, where many of the world’s people live.

Cultural Anthropology A Toolkit For A Global Age

Author: Kenneth J Guest
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393265005
Size: 64.43 MB
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The Second Edition of Ken Guest's Cultural Anthropology: A Toolkit for a Global Age covers the concepts that drive cultural anthropology by showing that now, more than ever, global forces affect local culture and the tools of cultural ...

An Anthology Of Somali Poetry

Author: B. W. Andrzejewski
Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr
Size: 26.89 MB
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When Sir Richard Burton visited Somalia in 1854 he was immediately impressed by the inhabitantsÕ love of poetry.

Educated For Change

Author: Patricia Buck
Publisher: Information Age Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781617356216
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In doing so, the text locates formal schooling as a key location at which one can witness the politics of cultural change that emerge when Western and Islamic communities converge.