Mr Shane Marotta
BA History, MA Historical Research Methods (SOAS)
- Mr Shane Marotta
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- Berbera, 1840--1920: The history of a Somali port in the Gulf of Aden
My research examines the history of the Gulf of Aden port of Berbera, from the pre-colonial nineteenth century, through the periods of Egyptian and British colonial administration until the early twentieth century. Important themes in my work so far include urbanisation, commerce, and urban government and institutions.