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The southern marches of imperial Ethiopia essays in history and social anthropology

The southern marches of imperial Ethiopia essays in history and social anthropology

Author: Donald Lewis Donham; Wendy James
Publisher: Oxford James Currey 2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. imprView all editions and formats

Inter-disciplinary approach to Ethiopian imperial history.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Lewis Donham; Wendy James
ISBN: 0852557949 9780852557945 0821414496 9780821414491
OCLC Number: 248628178
Notes: Originally published: Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1986.
Revised versions of selected papers originally presented at a workshop of the Cambridge African Studies Centre in July 1979 and at a conference at Monterey, March 1982
Hier auch später erschienene, unveränderte Nachdrucke
Description: XIX, 308 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten 24 cm
Contents: I THE MAKING OF AN IMPERIAL STATE Old Abyssinia & the new Ethiopian empire: themes in social history by Donald Donham - II RENEGOTIATING POWER & AUTHORITY Nekemte & Addis Ababa: dilemmas of provincial rule by Alessandro Triulzi - From ritual kings to Ethiopian landlords in Maale by Donald Donham - Institutionalizing a fringe periphery: Dassanetch-Amhara relations by Uri Almagor III REORIENTING KINSHIP & IDENTITY Lifelines: exchange marriage among the Gumuz by Wendy James - A problem of domination at the periphery: the Kwegu & the Mursi by David Turton IV EXPANDING TRIBUTE & TRADE Coffee in centre-periphery relations: Gedeo in the early 20th century by Charles W. McClellan - Vicious cycles: ivory, slaves & arms on the new Maji frontier by Peter P. Garretson - On the Nilotic frontier: imperial Ethiopia in the southern Sudan, 1898-1936 by Douglas H. Johnson - Epilogue by Wendy James - Select bibliography
Responsibility: ed. by Donald L. Donham and Wendy James


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This important volume ... reflects an entirely new departure in the study of Ethiopia ... Donald Donham's introductory essay 'Old Abyssinia and the New Empire' [is] a tour de force ... The overall Read more...

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