2 edition of Men and monuments on the East African coast. found in the catalog.
Men and monuments on the East African coast.
James Spedding Kirkman
1964 by Lutterworth P .
Written in English
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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(14).
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 East African coast from ancient times to today/5(14).
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