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

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

Label
Somalia
Title
Somalia
Statement of responsibility
Susan M. Hassig, Zawiah Abdul Latif, and Ruth Bjorklund
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hassig, Susan M.
Dewey number
967.73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT401.5
LC item number
.H37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Latif, Zawiah Abdul
  • Bjorklund, Ruth
Series statement
Cultures of the world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Somalia
  • Somalia
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Somalia, Susan M. Hassig, Zawiah Abdul Latif, and Ruth Bjorklund
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 142) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Third Edition.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781502626073
Lccn
2016057403
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color)
System control number
  • 2881841
  • (OCoLC)966436537
  • (OCoLC)ocn966436537
  • 2881841
Label
Somalia, Susan M. Hassig, Zawiah Abdul Latif, and Ruth Bjorklund
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 142) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Third Edition.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781502626073
Lccn
2016057403
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color)
System control number
  • 2881841
  • (OCoLC)966436537
  • (OCoLC)ocn966436537
  • 2881841

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