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Integration and Peace in East Africa A History of the Oromo Nation

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ISBN-10: 0230117740

ISBN-13: 9780230117747

Edition: 2012

Authors: Tsega Etefa

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"This book analyzes the development of indigenous religious, commercial, and political institutions among the Oromo mainly during the relatively peaceful two centuries in its history, from 1704 to 1882. The largest ethnic group in East Africa, the Oromo promoted peace, cultural assimilation, and ethnic integration. This period witnessed flourishing commerce and communication networks that promoted the maturation of Oromo law and government, the integration of foreign ideas, and the assimilation into Oromo of various other cultures"--
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Book details

List price: $110.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 3/27/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 263
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

List of Maps
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Conflict and Integration: Oromo Settlement and Assimilation in Northern Ethiopia, 1570-1704
Identity and Integration: Ethnic Relations and Assimilation North of the Abbay River
All Are Welcome: Peace of the Oromo Nation and Ethnic Integration
A Commercial Hub: Oromia in Nineteenth-Century East Africa
The Indigenous and the Foreign: The Role of Religion in Nineteenth-Century Oromia
From Guduruu to Guduruu: Nagaa Oromoo and the Kingdom of Shawa
Conclusion
Glossary
Notes
Bibliography
Index