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Children of hope : the odyssey of the Oromo slaves from Ethiopia to South Africa

Author: Sandra Rowoldt Shell
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Children of Hope, Sandra Rowoldt Shell details the life histories of sixty-four Oromo children who were enslaved in Ethiopia in the late nineteenth century, liberated by the British navy, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Rowoldt Shell
ISBN: 9780821423189 0821423185 0821446320 9780821446324
OCLC Number: 1007070340
Description: xvii, 334 pages ; illustrations, maps, charts ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I Roots: Memories of Home --
ch. 1 Ethiopia: The Lie of the Land --
ch. 2 Family Structure of the Oromo Captives --
ch. 3 Wealth and Status of the Oromo Captives' Families --
ch. 4 Topography, Domicile, and Ethnicity of the Oromo Captives --
pt. II Routes: From Capture to the Coast --
ch. 5 Moment of Capture --
ch. 6 On the Road --
pt. III Revival: From Osprey to Lovedale --
ch. 7 Interception to Aden --
ch. 8 Sojourn in the Desert and the Onward Voyage --
ch. 9 By Sea and Land to Lovedale --
ch. 10 Education at Lovedale --
pt. IV Return: Forging a Future --
ch. 11 Going Home --
pt. V Reflections --
Appendices --
Appendix A Variables and Authentication of the Data --
Appendix B Oromo Narratives --
Appendix C Gazetteer of Place-Names in the Narratives --
Appendix D "My Essay Is upon Gallaland," by Gutama Tarafo --
Appendix E Repatriation Questionnaire, 1903.
Responsibility: Sandra Rowoldt Shell.

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