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Published by Methuen : distributed by Harper & Row Publishers in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Zanzibar

Subjects:

  • Arabs -- Zanzibar -- History,
  • Zanzibar -- History -- To 1890

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Norman R. Bennett.
SeriesStudies in African history ; 16
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT435.5 .B46
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 304 p. ;
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4297788M
ISBN 100416550800
LC Control Number78326151

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A History of the Arab State of Zanzibar (Routledge Library Editions: History of the Middle East Book 7) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition by Norman R. Bennett (Author) Format: Kindle EditionCited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Methuen, Description: viii, pages ; 23 cm. Contents. A History of the Arab State of Zanzibar (Studies in African History 16) [Norman R. Bennett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt: The Zanzibar Revolution saw the overthrow of the Sultan of Zanzibar and his mainly Arab government by local African revolutionaries. An ethnically diverse state consisting of a number of islands off the east coast of Tanganyika, Zanzibar had been granted independence by Britain in

The history of the Arabs begins in the mid-ninth century BC, which is the earliest known attestation of the Old Arabic language. The Arabs appear to have been under the vassalage of the Neo-Assyrian Empire; they went from the Arabian Peninsula to Mauritania. Arab tribes, most notably the Ghassanids and Lakhmids, begin to appear in the southern Syrian Desert from the . : A History of the Arab State of Zanzibar (Studies in African History 16) () by Norman R. Bennett and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $ - $ COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . A History of the Arab State of Zanzibar / Edition 1 available in Paperback, NOOK Book. Read an excerpt of this book! This book, first published in , provides an account of the history of Zanzibar from those early days of trade up to independence and the Revolution that removed the Arab ruling class in Price: $

  Zanzibar was once a separate state with a long trading history within the Arab world; it united with Tanganyika to form Tanzania in and still enjoys a high degree of autonomy within the union. The capital of Zanzibar, located on the island of Unguja, is Zanzibar City, and its historic centre, known as Stone Town, is a World Heritage Site. Zanzibar, Swahili Unguja, island in the Indian Ocean, lying 22 miles (35 km) off the coast of east-central Africa. In Zanzibar, together with Pemba Island and some other smaller islands, joined with Tanganyika on the mainland to form the United Republic of Tanzania. Area square miles (1, square km). Pop. ( est.) , In its analysis of the process of state formation, this essay collection breaks new ground. Scholars from the Arab countries, Europe, and the United States present historical, economic, philosophical, and sociological perspectives on the Arab states today and offer new paradigms for understanding the sixteen essays examine the roots of the contemporary Arab . The Zanzibar Revolution (Arabic: ثورة زنجبار ‎ Thawrat Zanjibār) occurred in and led to the overthrow of the Sultan of Zanzibar and his mainly Arab government by local African revolutionaries. Zanzibar was an ethnically diverse state consisting of a number of islands off the east coast of Tanganyika which had been granted independence by Britain in Location: Zanzibar.