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"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Somalia"--Provided by publisher.
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full_title somalia
author hassig susan m
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display_description Somalia is a unique country with a rich and varied history. This book explores Somalia and examines its place in the global community. Presenting a comprehensive overview of the country, the book studies aspects such as geography, economy, language, and leisure activities.
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physical 128 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 cm., 144 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 25 cm.
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series Cultures of the world
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subject_facet Somalia, Somalia -- Description and travel, Somalia -- History, Somalia -- Juvenile literature, Somalia -- Social life and customs
table_of_contents Somalia today -- Geography. Peaks and valleys -- The Haud -- Monsoons and droughts -- Hardy plants -- In the wild -- Noble creatures -- Ways of life -- History. Religious clashes -- New beginnings -- Foreign expansion -- Battleground -- Politics -- A new republic -- Government. A fragile union -- Communist coup -- Regime change -- Forming government -- Economy. Main industries -- Farming and herding -- Wealth from the sea -- Manufacturing and natural resources -- By land, sea, and air -- Information and communication -- Environment. Need for conservation -- Losing precious land -- Threatened species -- Waste dumping -- Damage to the seas -- Illegal fishing -- Environmental protection -- Somalis. Population -- Somali society -- Artisanry -- Clothing -- Lifestyle. Family ties -- Social status -- Foreigners -- Marriage and divorce -- Growing up Somali -- Women's roles -- Schools -- City dwellings -- Medical needs -- Homes to go -- Religion. The Five Pillars of Islam -- The holy book -- Sufism and Wahhabism -- Places of worship -- Sainthood -- Widowhood - The politics of religion -- Language. Arabic -- Somali names -- Manners of speaking -- Greetings -- Arts. Influences -- Theater -- A world of stories -- The power of words -- Arts and crafts -- Architecture old and new -- Leisure. A cup of coffee -- The marketplace -- Handicrafts -- Diving in -- Score! -- Out on the town -- Taking a break -- Festivals. Nonreligious celebrations -- The first month -- "Oh Hussein! Oh Hussein!" -- Ashura -- The Prophet's birthday -- The holiest month -- Breaking fast -- In praise of sacrifice -- Marriage celebrations -- Rites of passage -- Food. Popular dishes -- Cooking methods -- Fasting -- Feasting -- Family meals -- Dining out -- Favorite dishes -- Drink -- Map of Somalia -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary.
target_audience Juvenile
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title Somalia
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title_full Somalia / Susan M. Hassig, Somalia / Susan M. Hassig, Zawiah Abdul Latif, and Ruth Bjorklund
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