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Author Gnamo, Abbas H. (Abbas Haji), author.

Title Conquest and resistance in the Ethiopian empire, 1880-1974 : the case of the Arsi Oromo / by Abbas H. Gnamo.

Publication Info. Boston : Brill, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (page cm).
Physical Medium polychrome
Description text file
Series African social studies series ; v. 32
African social studies series ; v. 32.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Democracy without state : egalitarianism, justice, and leadership in an Oromo polity -- Making of Oromo kinship identity and structure : an anthropological analysis -- Concept of empire : what makes Ethiopia an empire? -- Arsi Oromo resistance against Ethiopian imperial conquest (1880-1900) -- Introduction, expansion, and impact of Islam among the Arsi Oromo -- Dar Ager : the making of a periphery and the features of Ethiopian feudal colonialism in Arsiland (1886-1935) -- Nature of political administration and the structure of domination in Arsiland (1941-1974) -- Socio-economic condition of the peasantry in Arsiland (1941-1974) -- Politics of transforming the empire-state : ethnic identity vs. national identity in Ethiopia.
Summary This work examines the Ethiopian imperial conquest and Oromo military resistance and the consequent feudal political economy and administration, centre periphery relations, the origins of identity based conflicts and continuity and change in Oromo's socio-political institutions.
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Subject Ethiopia -- History -- 1889-1974.
Chronological Term 1889-1974
Subject Ethiopia -- Politics and government -- 1889-1974.
Politics and government.
Central-local government relations -- Ethiopia.
Central-local government relations.
Social structure -- Ethiopia.
Social structure.
Oromo (African people) -- Politics and government.
Oromo (African people) -- Politics and government.
Oromo (African people)
Arsi (African people) -- History -- 20th century.
Arsi (African people)
Chronological Term 20th century
Subject Arsi (African people) -- History -- 19th century.
Chronological Term 19th century
Subject Ethiopia -- Ethnic relations.
Ethnic relations.
Chronological Term 1800-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Gnamo, Abbas H. (Abbas Haji), author. Conquest and resistance in the Ethiopian empire, 1880-1974 9789004258136 (DLC) 2013047240 (OCoLC)864676767
ISBN 9789004265486 (electronic book)
9004265481 (electronic book)