Culture and Customs of Ethiopia

An ideal resource for anyone interested in learning about Ethiopia, this accessible, single-volume work provides all-encompassing and up-to-date coverage of the ancient and diverse cultures of Africa's second-most populated nation.

Culture and Customs of Ethiopia

Culture and Customs of Ethiopia

An ideal resource for anyone interested in learning about Ethiopia, this accessible, single-volume work provides all-encompassing and up-to-date coverage of the ancient and diverse cultures of Africa's second-most populated nation. • Presents comprehensive, current coverage of Ethiopia that includes the latest archaeological findings and socio-economic and political developments as well as previously overlooked topics such as gender, slavery, and migration • Addresses the major famines in Ethiopia in the 1980s that led to the deaths of thousands of people and served as the reason many Westerners first became aware of this African nation • Describes all of the major ethnic groups of Ethiopia, including the Afar, Amhara, Oromo, Sidamo, Somalis, and Tigray

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Culture and Customs of Ethiopia
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Solomon Addis Getahun, Wudu Tafete Kassu
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-27 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

An ideal resource for anyone interested in learning about Ethiopia, this accessible, single-volume work provides all-encompassing and up-to-date coverage of the ancient and diverse cultures of Africa's second-most populated nation. • Presents comprehensive, current coverage of Ethiopia that includes the latest archaeological findings and socio-economic and political developments as well
Revolution and Genocide in Ethiopia and Cambodia
Language: en
Pages: 189
Authors: Edward Kissi
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Revolution and Genocide in Ethiopia and Cambodia is the first comparative study of the Ethiopian and Cambodian revolutions of the early 1970s. One of the few comparative studies of genocide in the developing world, this book presents some of the key arguments in traditional genocide scholarship, but the book's author,
From Sinai to Ethiopia
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Sharon Shalom
Categories: Jewish law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-15 - Publisher: Gefen Books

Some two thousand years ago, a group of Jews settled in Ethiopia and was for millennia cut off from the rest of world Jewry, preserving its heritage with great self-sacrifice. When this community, the Beta Israel, ultimately made its way to Israel to rejoin its brethren in the late twentieth
Greater Ethiopia
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Donald N. Levine
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-10 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Greater Ethiopia combines history, anthropology, and sociology to answer two major questions. Why did Ethiopia remain independent under the onslaught of European expansionism while other African political entities were colonized? And why must Ethiopia be considered a single cultural region despite its political, religious, and linguistic diversity? Donald Levine's interdisciplinary
Ethiopia
Language: en
Pages: 428
Authors: Yohannes K. Mekonnen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04 - Publisher: New Africa Press

This book is a general survey of Ethiopia as a country and its people. It focuses on many subjects about Ethiopia's history, geography, politics and the diverse cultures of its people who collectively constitute one of the most fascinating countries in the history of Africa and of the entire world.

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