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Somalia / Susan M. Hassig, Zawiah Abdul Latif, and Ruth Bjorklund.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Peabody PL - Columbia City J 967.73 HASSIG (Text) 30403002246031 Childrens - Non-Fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield j967.73 Hassig (Text) 78292000364381 Children's Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 967.73 HASSIG (Text) 33946003231037 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781502626073
  • ISBN: 1502626071
  • Physical Description: 144 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: Third Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square Publishing, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-142) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Somalia > Juvenile literature.
Somalia.
Somalia > Description and travel.
Somalia > History.
Somalia > Social life and customs.
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