Mombasa under the Busaidi Sultanate
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Mombasa under the Busaidi Sultanate the city and its hinterlands in the nineteenth century by Fred James Berg

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mombasa (Kenya)

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Edition Notes

StatementFred James Berg.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT434.M7 B4 1974, DT434M7 B4 1971a
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 357 l. :
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19106267M

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Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Mombasa under the Busaidi sultanate; the city and its hinterlands in the nineteenth century in SearchWorks catalog.   Sir Ali bin Salim (c) was the product of illustrious forbears. He was a member of the Al Busaidi clan – the powerful family from Oman, who ruled over much of East Africa during the 19 th century. His father, Salim bin Khalfan, served as Liwali or Governor of Mombasa during the introduction of British colonial : Judy Aldrick. Title: Mombasa under the Busaidi Sultanate: The city and its hinterlands in the nineteenth century: Author: Berg, F.J. Year: Type of thesis: Ph.D. thesis. Full title: Mombasa under the Busaidi Sultanate: the city and its hinterland in the nineteenth century: Main author: Berg, F. J. Format: Book.

Mombasa under the Sultan The city’s growth under the Omani sultanate reflected this trading role, enhanced by the emer-gence of Islam as a major religion along the entire coastline of East Africa: many Mombasa mer-chants converted to Islam (which in East Africa, as . Kenyan school history books place the founding of Mombasa as A.D. It must have been already a prosperous trading town in the 12th century, as the Arab geographer Al Idrisi mentions it in During the pre-modern period, Mombasa was an important centre for the trade in spices, gold, and ivory. 13 For an overview, see Glassman, Jonathon, Feasts and Riot: Revelry, Rebellion, and Popular Consciousness on the Swahili Coast, – (Portsmouth: Heinemann, ); for Mombasa, see F. J. Berg, “Mombasa under the Busaidi Sultanate: The City and Its Hinterland in the 19 th Century” (Ph.D. diss., University of Wisconsin, ). e) Mombasa had fought against the Portuguese and did not wish to be under control of another foreign power The struggle The appointment of Mohammed Ibn Azthman al Mazrui as the new governor of Mombasa coincided with the death of the Oman Imam Saif Ibn- Sultan of the Yorubi and his replacement with Ahmed Bin Said al-Busaidi.

Abstract. The expansion of Arab caravans and Arab personnel into the interior of East Africa throughout the nineteenth century was in a sense the first stage of imperialism which was to transform the face of Africa in the twentieth century.   In Mombasa, the transition to Busaidi rule meant that Mombasa too profited from the resurgence of Zanzibar commercialism, even as the Busaidi regime repeatedly attempted to undermine Mazrui rule and influence Enseng Ho, Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility Across the Indian Ocean (Berkeley: University of California Press, ), Berg, F.J. () “ Mombasa under the Busaidi Sultanate: the city and its hinterland in the nineteenth century.” Unpublished dissertation, University of Wisconsin. Berg, F.J. and Walter, B.M. Mosques, Population and Urban Development in Mombasa In B.A. Ogot (ed.), Hadith 1. pp (Nairobi, Kenya: East African Publishing House, ) Berg, F.J. Mombasa under the Busaidi Sultanate: The City and its Hinterland in the Nineteenth Century PhD thesis, University of Wisconsin, Bin Nasir, Sayyid Abdalla Bin Ali (tr. J. de V. Allen).