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Mashairi ya Vita vya Kuduhu : War Poetry in Kiswahili Exchanged at the Time of the Battle of Kuduhu

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Mashairi ya Vita vya Kuduhu : War Poetry in Kiswahili Exchanged at the Time of the Battle of Kuduhu
Title
Mashairi ya Vita vya Kuduhu
Title remainder
War Poetry in Kiswahili Exchanged at the Time of the Battle of Kuduhu
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Contributor
Subject
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Language
  • eng
  • swa
  • eng
Summary
Mashairi Ya Vita Vya Kuduhu is a presentation and discussion of both manuscript and published versions of poems written by Lamu poets around the time of the Battle of Kuduhu. The poetic dialogue studied in this volume has played a significant role in the history of Swahili poetry, and its primary concern is to inform continued work in this area. The poems contained in this work were transmitted and preserved by speakers of Kiswahili and later collected and preserved by scholars. Chapter One contains the edited poems; Chapter Two consists of the translations. Subsequent chapters include accoun
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EBLCP
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Biersteker, Ann
Dewey number
896.3921009358
Index
index present
Language note
English and Swahili
LC call number
PL8704.A2 M336 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Shariff, Ibrahim Noor
Series statement
MSU Press African historical sources
Series volume
v. 7
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  • War poetry, Swahili
  • Swahili poetry
  • POETRY
  • Swahili poetry
  • War poetry, Swahili
  • Kenia
  • Epos
  • Swahili
Label
Mashairi ya Vita vya Kuduhu : War Poetry in Kiswahili Exchanged at the Time of the Battle of Kuduhu
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-245) and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Maps; Introduction; 1. Mashairi ya Vita vya Kuduhu: Edited Poems; 2. Mashairi ya Vita vya Kuduhu: Translations; 3. Accounts of Kuduhu; 4. Editing and Translating Practices; 5. Annotated Edition of Mashairi ya Vita and Source Versions; Bibliography; Index
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888748092
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1 online resource (268 pages).
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online
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9780870138942
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computer
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rdamedia
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22573/ctt6xtdp6
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not applicable
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remote
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(OCoLC)888748092
Label
Mashairi ya Vita vya Kuduhu : War Poetry in Kiswahili Exchanged at the Time of the Battle of Kuduhu
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-245) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Maps; Introduction; 1. Mashairi ya Vita vya Kuduhu: Edited Poems; 2. Mashairi ya Vita vya Kuduhu: Translations; 3. Accounts of Kuduhu; 4. Editing and Translating Practices; 5. Annotated Edition of Mashairi ya Vita and Source Versions; Bibliography; Index
Control code
888748092
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (268 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780870138942
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6xtdp6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)888748092

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