Servants of the Sharia: The Civil Register of the Qadis' Court Of Brava 1893-1900 (African Sources for African History, 6)

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9789004131224: Servants of the Sharia: The Civil Register of the Qadis' Court Of Brava 1893-1900 (African Sources for African History, 6)
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This source publication provides a comprehensive picture of the administration of Islamic justice and the social and economic life of Brava, a coastal town in Southern Somalia, during a transitional period from de facto internal autonomy to Italian colonial rule.

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Alessandra Vianello worked in Somalia as an independent researcher for twenty years. She has collected and studied materials about the language, culture and history of Brava, focusing particularly on the nineteenth century, and co-authored publications on Brava religious poetry, domestic architecture and urban development.
Mohamed Kassim Ph.D. teaches at Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology, Toronto, Canada. He has published on the history of the Benadir coast in the nineteenth century.

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