Abdullahi, Mohamed Diriye. Culture and Customs of Somalia. Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001.
Written by a native Somalie, the book gives an in-depth look at the land and people, past and present, with comprehensive and accessible general reference on this country.
Aided, M.F. and S.P. Ruhela. Somalia: From the Dawn of Civilization to the Modern Times. New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., 1994.
Besteman, Catherine. Unravelling Somalia: Race, Violence and the Legacy of Slavery. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.
DíHaem, Jeanne. The Last Camel: True Stories of Somalia. Eritrea: Red Sea Press, 1997. Written by a Peace Corps volunteer teacher who lived in a village in northern Somalia.
Fox, Mary Virginia. Somalia. New York: Childrenís Press, 1996.
Laurence, Margaret. The Prophet's Camel Bell. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1988.
The Somalis - Their History and Culture