The Swahili : the social landscape of a mercantile society /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Horton, Mark (Mark Chatwin)
Other Authors: Middleton, John, 1921-2009
Format: Book
Published: Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2000.
Series:Peoples of Africa.
Table of Contents:
  • The Swahili Coast
  • Origins
  • The acceptance of Islam
  • The Swahili Coast and the Indian Ocean world
  • The trading system of the Swahili Coast
  • The urban landscape
  • Social networks
  • Governance
  • Knowledge, purity and power
  • Constructing the mercantile landscape.