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Feasts and Riot: Revelry, Rebellion, & Popular Consciousness on the Swahili Coast, 1856-1888 (Social History of Africa) First Edition Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0435089580
ISBN-10: 0435089587
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?This original analysis ... continually offers new insights that alter the way we look at the events of the period; it opens up the internal social, political, and economic dynamics of coastal societies as well as their relations with Zanzibar and the emerging European powers.?-Thomas Spear, University of Wisconsin

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JONATHON GLASSMAN is a member of the Department of History, Northwestern University.
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Product Details

  • Series: Social History of Africa
  • Paperback: 293 pages
  • Publisher: Heinemann; First Edition edition (February 6, 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0435089587
  • ISBN-13: 978-0435089580
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,050,577 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Last year's winner of the Best Publication in African Studies is a very deserving choice. This book is not the average academic fare, it is actually an engaging read. This author, unlike many academicians, can truly be called a writer
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A wicked good book! One of the best on African history around
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