The A to Z of the Berbers (Imazighen) by Hsain IlahianeThe A to Z of the Berbers (Imazighen) by Hsain Ilahiane

The A to Z of the Berbers (Imazighen)

byHsain Ilahiane

Paperback | July 24, 2009

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Berbers are the ancient inhabitants of North Africa, but rarely have they formed an actual kingdom or separate nation state. Ranging anywhere between 15-50 million, depending on how they are classified, the Berbers have influenced the culture and religion of Roman North Africa and played key roles in the spread of Islam and its culture in North Africa, Spain, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Taken together, these dynamics have over time converted to redefine the field of Berber identity and its socio-political representations and symbols, making it an even more important issue in the new century. Through the use of maps, a list of acronyms, a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, appendixes, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, places, events, institutions, and aspects of culture, society, economy and politics-past and present-The A to Z of the Berbers (Imazighen) provides necessary information on this under-studied group of people.
Hsain Ilahiane is associate professor of anthropology at Iowa State University.
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Title:The A to Z of the Berbers (Imazighen)Format:PaperbackDimensions:358 pages, 8.62 × 5.6 × 0.85 inPublished:July 24, 2009Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810868466

ISBN - 13:9780810868465

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