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The State and Rural Transformation in Northern Somalia, 1884–1986
Abdi Ismail Samatar

"[Samatar] succeeds in placing class-formation and economic history at the forefront of Somalia's modern history and polity. The book is well illustrated with maps and tables and its presentation of solid empirical evidence on Somali society is a valuable point of departure for the next generation of Somali research."—Journal of African History

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Man driving an ox and yoke team

July 1989

LC: 88-040443 HD
204 pp. 11 illus., 8 maps
46 figures and tables

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Paper $14.95 s
ISBN 978-0-299-11994-2
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