Swahili Houses and Tombs of the Coast of Kenya (aarp, 1979) by James de Vere Alen and Thomas H. Wilson studies cultural and ritual concepts and funerary architecture in the Swahili region.
The publication contains two illustrated articles: The Swahili House: Cultural and Ritual Concepts Underlying its Plan and Structure by James de Vere Allen, and Swahili Funerary Architecture of the North Kenya Coast by Thomas H. Wilson.
The text is in English. The book is illustrated with black-and-white photographs, drawings and maps.
Our copy in stock is in satisfactory condition. The pages are clean without any markings, except for the couple of signatures by the previous owner. The stapled binding is fine. There is some yellowing on the upper edges of the pages, and the covers show shelf wear and signs of use.