Swahili - Bibliography

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Abdulaziz, Mohammed H.
Muyaka: Ninteenth-century Swahili Poetry
Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau, 1979

Allen, J. de V.
A Note on the Nomenclature of Side-blown Horns on the Swahili Coast (East Africa)
In A. Darkwa & W.A. Omondi (eds.), African Musicology, Vol.1, No.1 (Nairobi, Kenya: Institute of African Studies, University of Nairobi, September 1983)

Allen, J. de V.
Swahili Culture and the Nature of East Coast. Settlement
In International Journal of African Historical Studies Vol.14 (1981), pp.306-334

Allen, J. de V.
Swahili Culture Reconsidered: Some Historical Implications of the Material Culture of the Northern Kenya Coast in Eighteenth and Nineteenth centuries
In Azania IX (1974); pp.105-135

Allen, J. de V.
Swahili Origins: Swahili Culture & the Shungwaya Phenomenon
Athens, USA: Ohio University Press, 1993

Allen, J. de V.
Swahilization: A Cultural Concept and its Significance in Kenya Today
In Seminar Paper No.125. Institute of African Studies, Nairobi University, 1979

Allen, J. de V.
The Names of the Tana Delta Sites
In Azania XVII (1982), pp.165-72

Allen, J. de V.
Traditional History and African Literature: The Swahili Case
In Journal of African History Vol.23 (1982), pp.227-236

Alpers, E.A.
Ordinary Household chores: Ritual and Power in 19th Century Swahili Women's Spirit Possession Cult
In International Journal of African Historical Studies, Vol.17 (4) pp.677-702, 1984

Jumba La Mtwana Guide
Mombasa, Kenya: Kenya Museum Society & Friends of Fort Jesus, 1981

Arens, W.
The Waswahili: The Social History on an Ethnic Group
In Africa Journal Vol.45 (4), 1975

Baker E.C.
An Early History of Mombasa and Tanga
In Tanganyika Notes and Records Vol.31, 1951

Berg, F.J.
The Swahili Community of Mombasa 1500-1900
In Journal of African History Vol.9(1) pp.35-56, 1968

Berg, F.J.; Walter, B.J.
Mosques, Population and Urban Development in Mombasa
In B.A. Ogot (ed.), Hadith 1. pp.47-100 (Nairobi, Kenya: East African Publishing House, 1968)

Berg, F.J.
Mombasa under the Busaidi Sultanate: The City and its Hinterland in the Nineteenth Century
PhD thesis, University of Wisconsin, 1971

Bin Nasir, Sayyid Abdalla Bin Ali (tr. J. de V. Allen)
Al-Inkishafi: Catechism of a Soul
Nairobi, Kenya: East African Literature Bureau, 1977

Boyd, A.
The Musical Instruments of Lamu
In Kenya Past and Present Vol.9. pp.3-7, 1978

Campbell, Carol A.; Eastman, Carol M.
Ngoma: Swahili adult song performance in context
In Ethnomusicology 28 (3):467-493, 1984

Caplan, A.P.
Choice and Constraint in a Swahili Community: Property, Hierarchy, and Cognatic Descent on the East African Coast
Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1975

Caplan, A.P.
Gender, Ideology, and Modes of Production on the East Coast of Africa
In Paideuma Vol.28. pp.29-43, 1982

Cooper, F.
Feasts and Riot: Revelry, Rebellion, and Popular Consciousness on the Swahili Coast, 1856-1888
In Journal of Social History Vol.29(4), 1996

Eastman, C.M.
Who are the Waswahili?
In Africa Vol.41(3).pp.228-236, 1971

Eastman, C.M.
An Ethnography of Swahili Expressive Culture
In Research in African Literatures Vol.15(3) pp.313-340, 1984

Emery, R.N.L.
Short Account of Mombasa and the Neighbouring Coast of Africa
In Journal of Royal Geographic Society Vol.3. pp.280-3, 1833

Franken, M.A.
Anyone can dance: A Survey and Analysis of Swahili Ngoma, Past and Present
PhD Thesis, University of California 1986 (1990?)

Freeman-Grenville, G.S.P.
The East African Coast: Select Documents from the first to the Earlier Ninteenth century
Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 1962

Friends of Fort Jesus
The Old Town Mombasa: A Historical Guide
Mombasa, Kenya: The Friends of Fort Jesus, 1994 (2nd ed, repr. 1997)

Ghaidan, Usam
Lamu: A Study of the Swahili Town
Nairobi, Kenya: Kenya Literature Bureau, 1975 (repr. 1992)

Giles, L.L.
Spirit Possession on the Swahili Coast: Peripheral Cults or Primary Texts?
PhD Thesis, University of Texas at Austin, 1989

Giles, L.L.
Possession Cult on the Swahili Coast: A Re-Examination of Theories of Marginality
In Africa Vol.57(2).pp.234-258, 1987

Gomm, R.
Bargaining from Weakness: Spirit Possession on the South Kenya Coast
In Man (n.s.)Vol.10(4).pp.530-543, 1975

Gray, J.M.
Rezende's Description of East Africa in 1634
In Tanganyika Notes and Records Vol.23. pp.2-30, 1947

Gray, R.
Exorcising Demons on the Swahili Coast
In Tomorrow Vol.5 pp.43-8, 1957

Harries, L.
Popular Verse of the Swahili Tradition
In Africa Vol.22(2).pp.158-64, 1952

Harries, L.
Swahili Traditions of Mombasa
In Africa und Ubersee Vol.43(2) pp.81-105, 1959

Harries, L.
The Arabs and Swahili Culture
In Africa Vol.24(3).pp.224-9, 1964

Kirkman, James
Gedi Historical Monument
Nairobi, Kenya: National Museums of Kenya, 1975 (8th edition)

Knappert, Jan
Four Centuries of Swahili Verse: A Literary History and Anthology
London, UK: Heinemann, 1979

Knappert, Jan
Myths & Legends of the Swahili
Nairobi, Kenya: East African Educational Publishers, 1979

Knappert, Jan
Swahili Islamic Poetry (Vol.1-3)
Leiden, Netherlands: E.J. Brill, 1971

Knappert, Jan
Traditional Swahili Poetry: An Investigation into the Concepts of East African Islam as Reflected in the Utenzi Literature
Leiden, Netherlands: E.J. Brill, 1967

Knappert, Jan
A Choice of Flowers, Chaguo la maua: An Anthology of Swahili Love Poetry
Nairobi, Kenya: Heinemann, 1972

Knappert, Jan
Swahili Arts and Crafts
In Kenya Past and Present Vol.21.pp.20-8, 1989

Lambert, H.E.
Some Initiation Songs of the Southern Kenya Coast
In Swahili: Journal of East Africa, Swahili Committee Vol.35(1) pp.47-67, 1965

Martin, Esmond Bradley
The History of Malindi: a geographical analysis...
Nairobi, Kenya: East African Literature Bureau, 1973

Martin, Esmond Bradley
Maulidi Festivities at Lamu
In Kenya Past and Present, vol.1(3) pp.16-21, 1972

Mkimbo, M.M.
Song as a Political Weapon: Analysis of Amu Political Songs Sung during the 1974/75 General Elections
M.A. Thesis, University of Nairobi, 1981

Mtoro, Bin M. Bakari (tr. J.W.T. Allen)
Desturi Za Waswahili: The Customs of the Swahili People
California, USA: University of California Press, 1981 (1903)

Mwai, Wangari Kimani
Song as Power for the Swahili woman: A Case Study of the Kaloleni Swahili Settlement in the Kisumu Municipality
Paper presented at Kenyan Oral Literature Association (KOLA) Conference, University of Nairobi, 1992

Ntarangwi, Mwenda G.
Taarab texts, gender, and Islam in an Urban East African Context
PhD thesis, Urbana, Illinois 1998

Nurse, Derek
Historical Texts from the Swahili Coast (Part 1)
In Afrikanische Arbeitspapiere (AAP) 37, Swahili Forum 1:47-85, 1993

Nurse, Derek
Historical texts from the Swahili coast (Part 2)
In Afrikanische Arbeitspapiere (AAP) 42, Swahili Forum 2:41-72, 1995

Nurse, Derek
Poème guerrier du bajuni
In Études Océan Indien (EOI) 3:61-64, 1983

Nurse, Derek; Spear, T.T.
The Swahili: Reconstructing the History and Language of an African Society, 800-1500
Philadelphia, USA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1981

Salim, Ahmed I.
Kenya's People: People of the Coast - Swahili
Nairobi, Kenya: Evans Brothers, 1985 (2nd ed.)

Skene, R.
Arabu and Swahili Dance and Ceremonies
In Journal of Royal Anthropological Institute, Vol.47 pp.413-34, 1917

Topan, F.
Oral Literature in Ritual Setting: The Role of Spirit Songs in a Spirit-Mediumship Cult of Mombasa, Kenya
PhD Thesis, London University, 1971

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