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Men and monuments on the East African coast

James S. Kirkman

Men and monuments on the East African coast

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Published by Lutterworth in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, East
    • Subjects:
    • Extinct cities.,
    • Africa, East -- Description and travel -- 1951-1980.,
    • Africa, East -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 219-221.

      Statementby James S. Kirkman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT365 .K5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p.
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5974775M
      LC Control Number65089986
      OCLC/WorldCa1812395

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Men and monuments on the East African coast. London, Lutterworth []. The history of the Swahili coast is laced with political intrigue, scandal, international commerce, war, invasion and terrorism.

Stretching from Somalia in the north, through Kenya and Tanzania, to Mozambique in the south and to the great offshore islands of the coast, it is home to the Swahili people, a unique blend of Arab, African and Persian, whose story stretches back more than /5(7).

Drawing on archaeology, the civic chronicles of the Swahili towns and accounts of the coast written by explorers, traders, missionaries and colonialists from as far afield as Italy, China and Britain, this book tells the story of the Men and monuments on the East African coast book African coast from ancient times to today.4/5(13).

Kirkman, James S., Men and Monuments on the East African Coast. New York, Frederick A. Praeger, 23 illustrations, 19 figures, with a foreword by Sir Mortimer Wheeler.

$ in Journal of Asian and African StudiesCited by: 2. This Guide Book to the Indian Ocean, written around 40BC by a Greek merchant, described a journey from the Red Sea south along the East African coast. AFRICAN HISTORY East Africa's forgotten slave trade. Over several centuries countless East Africans were sold as slaves by Muslim Arabs to the Middle East and other places via the Sahara desert.

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This is a summary of East African history from pre to the s, and independence. Topics covered: early migration and settlement and pastoralism in early societies; the costal towns and trade; Islam in East Africa and the rise of Swahili culture; the Portuguese in East Africa; Omani power; Buganda and other East African peoples; the Ngoni invasion; internal trade; the slave trade and.

Pate (Paté) Island (Swahili pronunciation:) is located in the Indian Ocean close to the northern coast of Kenya, to which it is the largest island in the Lamu Archipelago, which lie between the towns of Lamu and Kiunga in the former Coast island is almost completely surrounded by mangroves.

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