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Cuisines and Crops of Africa, 19th Century – The Limits of Pastoralism as a Lifestyle

  [First posted  24 Oct 2009  Revised 04 November 2011] With the Horn of Africa so much in the news now, I am updating and reposting several links that focus on limited resources in the area. Summary: The importance of the relationship … Continue reading

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Cuisines and Crops of Africa, 19th Century – The Limits of Pastoralism as a Lifestyle

Fakhr Ad-Din Mosque built in the 13th Century in Mogadishu. Photo in 1882. From E.Cerulli, Somalia, Scritti Vari Editi ed Inediti, Vol. 1   Udated: Cuisines and Crops of Africa, 19th Century – The Limits of Pastoralism as a Lifestyle. Related articles Cuisines and … Continue reading

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Life and Livestock in the Arid Areas of Somiland, 1850’s (via Dianabuja’s Blog)

Another reposting of a blog about the Horn of Africa. The area has always been very marginal and it seems that today’s Experts who are working on the problems in the Horn would benefit by dipping into its history.  When Burton and … Continue reading

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