Somalia

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Somalia is a unique country with a rich and varied history. This book explores Somalia and examines its place in the global community. Presenting a comprehensive overview of the country, the book studies aspects such as geography, economy, language, and leisure activities.
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Somalia /by Susan M. Hassig & Zawiah Abdul Latif.
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9781502626073
9780761420828
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full_title somalia
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auth_author2 Bjorklund, Ruth,, Latif, Zawiah Abdul,, Latif, Zawiah Abdul.
author Hassig, Susan M., 1969-
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series Cultures of the world
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subject_facet JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places, Juvenile works, Somalia, Somalia -- Description and travel, Somalia -- History, Somalia -- Juvenile literature, Somalia -- Social life and customs
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title_full Somalia / Susan M. Hassig, Zawiah Abdul Latif, and Ruth Bjorklund, Somalia / by Susan M. Hassig & Zawiah Abdul Latif
title_short Somalia
topic_facet Description and travel, History, Juvenile literature, Social life and customs, Somalia