Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-259) and index.
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The Somalis: their origins, migrations, and settlement. Coastal towns ; Emergence of Adal ; Mogadishu and its Banaadir Hinterlands ; The Somali Peninsula on the eve of imperial partition ; The Majeerteen Sultanates Imperial partition. Mahammad Abdille Hasan's dervish resistance to colonial occupation ; Consolidation of colonial rule ; Somalia during World War II ; British military administration ; Trusteeship and protectorate: the road to independence From independence to revolution. Problems of national integration ; Pan-Somalism ; Foreign relations, 1960-69 ; The Husseen government ; Coup d'etat The revolutionary regime. Supreme revolutionary council ; Challenges to the regime ; Siad Barre and scientific socialism ; The language and literacy issue ; Creation of the Somali revolutionary socialist party Somalia's difficult decade, 1980-90. Entrenching Siad Barre's personal rule ; Siad Barre's repressive measures ; Persecution of the Majeerteen ; Oppression of the Isaaq ; Harrying of the Hawiye Physical setting. Climate ; Terrain, vegetation, and drainage Population and settlement patterns The segmentary social order. Samaal ; Digil and Rahanwayn ; Riverine and coastal people and non-Somali origin ; Specialized occupational groups ; Social change Lineage segmentation and the Somali civil war Religious life. The tenets of Islam ; Religious roles in Somali Islam ; Religious orders and the cult of the saints ; Folk Islam and indigenous ritual ; Islam in the colonial era and after ; Rising Islamism Language and education Health Refugees Breakdown of the infrastructure Pastoralism and commerce in historical perspective The colonial economy Economic development, 1960-69 Scientific socialism, 1970-75 The socialist revolution after 1975 From scientific socialism to "IMF-ism," 1981-90 Natural resources and economic infrastructure. Land ; Energy ; transportation ; Communications The "real" Somali economy in the 1980s. Export of labor ; Export of livestock ; Rural subsistence sector ; Urban subsistence and government employment ; Undeveloped sectors ; Foreign trade Government structure. Constitution ; Legislature ; Local government ; Legal system ; Courts Political dynamics. Opposition movements ; Politics of reconciliation ; Politics of succession ; Political disintegration Mass media Foreign relations. Relations with neighboring African states ; Relations with Arab countries ; Relations with the United States ; Other foreign relations International security concerns. Irredentism and the changing balance of power ; The Ogaden War: performance and implications of defeat ; Postwar status of the armed forces Internal security concerns. Government security policy ; Sources of opposition History and development of the armed forces. The warrior tradition and development of the modern army ; The armed forces in national life ; Mission, organization, and strength ; Manpower, training, and conditions of service Foreign military assistance ; State security services. Somali police force ; People's militia ; National security service Criminal justice. Penal system ; Prison system Human rights.
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Print version: Somalia. 4th ed. Washington, D.C. : The Division : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S.G.P.O., 1993