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History of the Mazru"i dynasty ofMombasa by Al-Amin ibn "Ali Mazru"i

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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In English and Arabic.

Statementby Shaykh Al-Amin bin "Ali al Mazru"i ; edited by J. McL. Ritchie.
SeriesFontes historiae Africanae -- v.11
ContributionsRitchie, J. McL.
The Physical Object
Pagination(264)p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22567373M
ISBN 100197261582

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Muhammad bin Qasim al-Marzui. The present manuscript was published by Oxford press for the British Academy in The information contained here is of great historical value and it relates to 18th century Mombasa and its rulers. The breakdown of chapters is . This history of the Mazru'i family, who ruled Mombasa for more than years up to , is published here in an English translation, together with theoriginal Arabic text. Embodying the oral family tradition, which stretches backbeyond the evidence of English documents, the . Buy The History of the Mazru'i Dynasty of Mombasa by J. McL Ritchie from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £   This history of the Mazru'i family, who ruled Mombasa for more than years up to , is published here in an English translation, together with the original Arabic was written by the late Shaykh Al-Amin bin 'Ali Al Mazru'i, formerly Chief Qadhi of Kenya Colony, and embodies the oral Mazru'i family tradition, which stretches back beyond the evidence of English documents to the late 5/5(1).

Buy The History of the Mazrui Dynasty of Mombasa by Al-Amin Bin Ali Mazrui, Shaykh Al-Amin Bin Ali Al Mazru', J M Ritchie (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Shop now. Get this from a library! The history of the Mazruʻi dynasty of Mombasa. [Al-Amin Bin Ali Mazrui; J M Ritchie] -- This history of the Mazrui family, who ruled Mombasa for more than years up to , is published here in an English translation, together with the original Arabic text. It was written by the. Ali Al'amin Mazrui (24 February – 12 October ), was a Kenyan-born American academic, professor, and political writer on African and Islamic studies and North-South relations. He was born in Mombasa, positions included Director of the Institute of Global Cultural Studies at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York, and Director of the Center for Afro-American and. The book Mideast & Africa details how to avoid antagonising the sultan of Zanzibar, the British had on December banned the Mazrui family from flying a British flag in Mombasa.

The family-strong Mazrui dynasty has exerted immense influence on the Kenyan Coast before and after Kenya gained independence. Mazrui, Al-Amin bin Ali. The history of the Mazrui dynasty of Mombasa. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Strobel, Margaret. Muslim women in Mombasa, New Haven: Yale University Press, Swartz, Marc J. The way the world is: cultural processes and social relations among the Mombasa Swahili. Berkeley: University of California. Mombasa (/ m ɒ m ˈ b æ s ə / mom-BASS-ə, also US: /-ˈ b ɑː s-/-⁠ BAH-sə) is a coastal city of Kenya along the Indian city is known as the white and blue city in Kenya. It is the country's oldest (circa AD) and second-largest city (after the capital Nairobi), with a population of about 1,, people according to the census. Its metropolitan region is the second. The history of Mombasa saw Portuguese, the Omanis rule for many years, there after the Mazrui family revolts against Omanis in Mombasa after Omanis had full and final control. The History of the Mazruʻi Dynasty of Mombasa is historically there, later on it was Liwalis, Mudirs, Kadhis and others.