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by H. Nevill Chittick,Robert I. Rotberg
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The Journal of African History. Eastern Approaches - East Africa and the Orient: cultural syntheses in pre-colonial times. New York and London: Holmes and Meier, 1975.
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Neville Chittick and R. I. Rotberg, Africana Publishing C. New York and London, 1975). 30 ‘Their men and’: R. J. C. Broadhurst, Travels, p. 66. 31 ‘A sojourn in’: Ibid. 1 When Ben Yiju arrived: See Neville Chittick, ‘East Africa and the Orient: Ports and Trade before the arrival of the Portuguese’ (in Historical Relations Across the Indian Ocean, UNESCO, Paris, 1980). 2 ‘living in a suburb’: See Ibn Battúta Travels in Asia and Africa, 1325–1354, p. 233 (trans. and selected by H. A. R. Gibb, Routledge & Sons, London, 1939). 3 ‘China, Sumatra, Ceylon,’: Ibid, p. 234.
Toponyms of the East African coast present a recorded illustration of the multicultural environment of the Indian . The paper acknowledges some differences between the evidence of academic Islamic geography and the information provided by Arab travellers and navigators.
Toponyms of the East African coast present a recorded illustration of the multicultural environment of the Indian Ocean in its western part. The sources reveal a degree of stability in the inventory of the recorded place names despite the historical changes on the coast.
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In this timely book, Robert Rotberg and his coauthors provide authoritative insight into the struggle against terrorism in the Horn . This book provided excellent information on the somewhat current situation in the Horn of Africa.
In this timely book, Robert Rotberg and his coauthors provide authoritative insight into the struggle against terrorism in the Horn, analyzing what has been done and what work remains. Battling Terrorism in the Horn of Africa provides valuable lessons on what needs to be done at the tension-filled crossroads of Africa and the Arab world. It is important reading for all those concerned with understanding and combatting international terrorism, as well as those with an interest in African or Middle Eastern affairs. Roberto C. Delgadillo, Books of the week.
2001Van Neer 2001), and the exploitation of maritime resources such as mangroves (Whitehouse 2001;Radimilahy 2001) and salt (Chittick 1975). Stone Anchor Shanks in the Western Indian Ocean. Unlike the teakbuilt boats of most of Oman, the kambari is planked in mango wood.
Robert Irwin Rotberg (born April 11, 1935) is an American who served as President of the World Peace Foundation (1993–2010). An American professor in governance and foreign affairs, he was director of the Program on Intrastate Conflict, Conflict Prevention, and Conflict Resolution at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government (1999–2010), and has served in administrative positions at Tufts University and Lafayette College.