Prof. Dr. Mohamed H. Mukhtar

Prof. Dr. Mohamed H. Mukhtar2020-08-30T09:45:43+03:00

Prof. Dr. Mohamed H. Mukhtar

History and Historiography 

Mukhtar, M. H. Arabic Sources on Somalia’, History in Africa 14 (1987). 

Mukhtar, M. H. Somalia: World Bibliographical Series. With Mark W. Delancey, Vol. 92, (Santa Barbara: CA. Clio Press, 1989).

Mukhtar, M. H. Historical Dictionary of Somalia, New Edition (2003).

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘Somali Responses to Colonial Occupation (The Inter-Riverine Case)’      in Putting the Cart Before the Horse: Contested Nationalism and the Crisis of the Nation- State in Somalia, edited by Abdi Kusow (2004).

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘A Remembrance of Salah Mohamed Ali and Aw Jama Umar Isse: The Passing of A Generation in Somali Studies.’ Northeast African Studies 15:1, (2014).

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘Al-Masadir al-Arabiyyah fi Tarikh al-Sumal. [Arabic Sources on the History  of Somalia]. In ALECSO Monthly, No. 16 (Mogadishu: 1982).

Mukhtar, M. H. Habka Cilmiga ee Baarista Taariikhda. [Methodology of Writing History], (Lafoole: Somalia, Lafoole College Press, 1978).


Mukhtar, M. H. ‘Islam in Somali History: Fact and Fiction’, in The Invention of Somalia, edited by Ali Jimale Ahmed (1995).

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘Islam Among Early Slaves in The Americas.’, Savannah Morning News, (Savannah: Georgia, February 8, 2008).

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘The Rise and Expansion of Islam’, in Jason Tatlock (ed.), The Middle East: Its History and Culture, Bethesda, M.D.: University Press of Maryland, 2012.


Mukhtar, M. H. ‘Al-Wahdah al-Ifriqiyyah wa Atharaha ‘Ala al-Harakaat al-Taharruriyyah.’ [The Organization of African Unity OAU and its impact on the African Liberation Movements] In The League of African State Bulletin, (Cairo: 1972).

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘The Plight of the Agro-Pastoral Society of Somalia’, Review of African   Political Economy 70 (1996)

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘The Emergence and Role of Political Parties in the Inter-River Region of Somalia From 1947-1960’, Ufahamu 17, no. 2 (1989).

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘African Solution to African Problems: The End of Mogadishu Syndrome.’ In Ulf Johanson Dahre (ed.), Post-Conflict Peace-Building in the Horn of Africa, (Lund: Sweden, Lund University Press, 2008).

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘Somalia Trampling the Grass.’ In The World Today, by the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Vol. 63 (February, 2007).

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘Somalia: A Window of Opportunity.’ In Addis Fortune No. 7, (Addis Ababa,   February, 2007).

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘Somali Reconciliation Conferences: The Unbeaten Track.’ In African     Renaissance, Vol. 3, No. 5 (September/October, 2006).

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘Background of the Conflict: What Went Wrong with the Somali Peace Initiatives.’ In Report from the 2nd Somali Peace Conference, (Oslo: Norway,   International Red Cross Press, 2006).

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘The Real News from Somalia.’ In The Washington Post, (November 18, 1995).


Mukhtar, M. H. ‘Somalia: Searching for the Foundation of Social and Civil Morality’, in The Proceedings of the 6th Somali Studies International Association, edited by Jorg Janzen (2001)

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘Somalia: Between Self Determination and Chaos,’ in Mending Rips in the Sky, edited by Hussein Adam and Richard Ford (1997).


Mukhtar, M. H. ‘Songs from the South.’ In Voice and Power: The Culture of Language in Northeast Africa. Essays in the Honour of B.W. Andrzejewski, edited by R.J. Hayward and I.M. Lewis, (London: School of Oriental and African Studie, 1996). 

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘Language Marginalization, Ethnic Nationalism and Cultural Crises in     Somalia.’, In Milk and Peace, Drought and War: Somali Culture, Society and Politics, edited by Virginia Luling and Markus Hoehne, (London: HURST Publishin, 2010). 

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘Multi-Lingual Somalia: Ploy or Pragmatic.’, In SGMOIK Bulletin, No. 37 (Bern: Switzerland, 2013) 

Mukhtar, M. H. ‘Arabic in Somalia.’ In The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Literature, Vol. 4, (Leiden: Brill, 2008).