Integration And Peace In East Africa: A History Of The Oromo Nation

Hardcover | March 15, 2012

byTsega 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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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...

Tsega Etefa is an assistant professor of History at Colgate University. He received his Ph.D. from Hamburg University. He is the author of Inter-Ethnic Relations on a Frontier: Mätäkkäl (Ethiopia), 1898-1991 (2006); Conflict Resolution through Cultural Tolerance: An Analysis of the Michu Institution in Metekkel Region, Ethiopia (2002)...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:286 pages, 8.56 × 5.67 × 0.85 inPublished:March 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230117740

ISBN - 13:9780230117747

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