The Gabra: Camel Nomads of Northern Kenya (I Gabbra del Kenya)

The Gabra: Camel Nomads of Northern Kenya (I Gabbra del Kenya)

By: "Tablino, Paul "

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"As new except for faintest corner crease on front cover and a few light pencil marks in the first chapter. 434 indexed, annotated pages including a Glossary of cultural terms in the Borana Dialect (Oromo languages), a Botanical Glossary; 5 Appendices of Linguistic and Ethnographic Data and 4 Appendices on Missionary Work Amongst the Gabra. 8X5.75"" (21X14.5cm) The Gabra are a small group of pastoralists (around 30K) who live in northern Kenya, with their territory bordering the Borana, Rendille, Samburu, Somali, and Oromo peoples. The author came to Kenya in 1959 as part of a Fidei Donum mission and spent the next 20 years working on the very first ethnography on the Gabra ""I Gabbra del Kenya"". This revised edition of I Gabbra del Kenya was translated by anthropologist Cynthia Salvadori and includes additional info. Includes a general overview of cultural and religious practices along with a section on the Gabra calendar and how to relate dates in the Gabra system to other historical events in region. Includes line drawings of various cultural artifacts and practices. "

Title: The Gabra: Camel Nomads of Northern Kenya (I Gabbra del Kenya)

Author Name: "Tablino, Paul "

Categories: african,

Edition: 1st reprint

Publisher: "Nairobi, Kenya", Paulines Publications Africa: 2005

ISBN Number: 9966214380

ISBN Number 13: 9789966214386

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: NEAR FINE

lb: 2.10 lb

Seller ID: 8-9T003

Keywords: SOCIAL SCIENCE "Borana, Oromo, East Africa" HIS001020      HISTORY / Africa / East,