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From ethnic response to clan identity

a study of state penetration among the Somali nomadic pastoral society of northeastern Kenya

by Mohamed I. Farah

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Published by Academiae Ubsaliensis, Distributor, Almqvist & Wiksell International in Uppsala, Stockholm .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya
    • Subjects:
    • Somalis -- Kenya -- History.,
    • Somalis -- Kenya -- Social conditions.,
    • Somalis -- Kenya -- Economic conditions.,
    • Kenya -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMohamed I. Farah.
      SeriesActa Universitatis Upsaliensis., 35
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT433.545.S75 F37 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination175 p. :
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1147742M
      ISBN 109155430368
      LC Control Number94120281
      OCLC/WorldCa27929087

      (shelved 1 time as racial-identity) avg rating — , ratings — published Want to Read saving. For Elaine Burgess it is "the character, quality, or condition of ethnic group membership, based on an identity with and/or a consciousness of group belonging that is differentiated from others by symbolic 'markers' (including cultural, biological, or territorial), and is rooted in bonds to a shared past and perceived ethnic interests."Cited by:

      Examines race and ethnicity in East Africa from the period of earliest archaeological evidence to the present day. Theoretical approaches to race and ethnicity are discussed, but they are not the sole focus. Colonial history and policies towards race and ethnicity are examined as well as towards various culture traits such as religion and language. Similarly, it shows how Somalia, the most homogenous political culture in Africa disintegrated as a state, except in the north west where the population re-grouped as the still unrecognised Republic of Somaliland, within the frontiers of the former British protectorate rather than primarily in response to ethnic or clan sentiment.

        I am white with a very strong European background. I am French, German, and Irish mostly. I love knowing my culture and where I came from. Vanessa P February 2, pm. This artical is very true, some people who are mixed perfer one country more then others. At the same time some times thats how their families raisied them. I am.   Ethnic and Religious Identity in Bosnia Published on Mar 3, This presentation is a response to Tone Bringa's anthropological work "Being Muslim the Bosnian Way", an ethnography detailing the.


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