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Introduction: The American Answer

Amanda Kay McVety

in Enlightened Aid: U.S. Development as Foreign Policy in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796915
eISBN:
9780199933266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796915.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

In 1949, the U.S. House of Representatives opened hearings H.R. 5615, the “International Technical Cooperation Act of 1949.” While discussing the specific act, which had grown out of Truman’s ... More


Ethiopia

Michael Meier

in Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296454
eISBN:
9780191600036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Ethiopia follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a historical ... More


Confronting Legacies of State Repression: Uruguay and Chile in Comparative Perspective

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280385
eISBN:
9780191598852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280386.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This is the first of two ‘stage-setting’ chapters in Part I of the book (Problems of Transitional Truth and Justice in Comparative Perspective, and Human Rights’ Violations under Military rule in ... More


 The Christian Movement in Islamic Perspective: Comparative Pillar

Lamin Sanneh

in Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189605
eISBN:
9780199868582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189605.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Synopsis: This chapter describes Christianity's intercultural worldwide appeal and encounter with Islam. The chapter assesses the Arab legacy and divergence with a Hellenized Christianity. The ... More


 Conclusion: Third Wave Awakening and Concurrent Cultural Shifts: Renewal and Convergence in Comparative World Order Perspective

Lamin Sanneh

in Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189605
eISBN:
9780199868582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189605.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Synopsis: This concluding chapter reflects on global Christianity and world order changes. It shows how at the Edinburgh 1910 conference little thought was given to Christianity's post‐Western ... More


Herto Brains and Minds: Behaviour of Early Homo sapiens from the Middle Awash

Yonas Beyene

in Social Brain, Distributed Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264522
eISBN:
9780191734724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The discovery of three late Middle Pleistocene hominid crania, Homo sapiens idaltu, at Herto in the Middle Awash research area in Ethiopia in 1997 shed considerable light on this little-known period ... More


Monuments of Predation: Turco-Egyptian Forts in Western Ethiopia

Alfredo González-Ruibal

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The Turco‐Egyptian conquest of Sudan in 1820–1 was a tragic turning point in the history of the peripheral regions of the Ethiopian and Sudanese states. With the commencement of Turco‐Egyptian ... More


Tricksters and Travels

Zvi Ben‐Dor Benite

in The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307337
eISBN:
9780199867868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307337.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes how the story of Ten Lost Tribes becomes even more elaborate during the rise of the Islamic Empire and the middle ages. The practical unification of the world by Islam created ... More


“A Mighty Multitude of Israelites”

Zvi Ben‐Dor Benite

in The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307337
eISBN:
9780199867868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307337.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter shows how the story of the ten tribes gained purchase in European imagination. It centers on the story of David Reuveni, a man from Yemen who showed up in Rome at the time of the first ... More


The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Adrian Hastings

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This is the first major volume to chart the historical development and character of the whole Christian Church in Africa. Christianity provided the constitutive identity of historic Ethiopia from ... More


The Ethiopian Church in the Age of Zara Ya'iqob

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An account is given of the origins of Christian Ethiopian Church up to the Age of Emperor Zara Ya’iqob (who came to the throne in 1434) and his son Baida Maryam (who came to the throne in the 1470s). ... More


Riches to Rags: Ethiopia 1500–1800

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An account is given of the Christian history of Ethiopia from 1500 to 1800. The different sections of the chapter cover the Church of the Emperor Lebna Dengel and its relation with the Portuguese; ... More


The Lion Revived: Ethiopia in the Nineteenth Century

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Covers the revival of Christianity in Ethiopia in the nineteenth century, after it had retreated to mere pockets, and pagan or Muslim Galla had settled over considerable areas of what had once been ... More


A Variety of Scrambles: 1890–1920

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Discusses conversion to Christianity in Africa in the period 1890 to 1920. There are two main sections: ‘The context of conversion’, and ‘The shaping of conversion’. The first section starts by ... More


Disciples of All Nations

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the myth of Western Christianity and outlines the true origins and development of Christianity, as opposed to those presented in the history books. Accounts are given of the ... More


History, Power, Ideology: Central Issues in Marxism and Anthropology

Donald Donham

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520213371
eISBN:
9780520920798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213371.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Is Marxism a reflection of the conceptual system it fights against, rather than a truly comprehensive approach to human history? Drawing on recent work in anthropology, history, and philosophy, this ... More


The Ancient Oriental Churches

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0057
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Discusses missionary activity and the creation of churches outside the boundaries of the Roman Empire during the first centuries of Christianity. The subjects covered include Armenia, Persia, the ... More


Food Aid and Informal Insurance

Stefan Dercon and Pramila Krishnan

in Insurance Against Poverty

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276837
eISBN:
9780191601620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276838.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Food aid distribution in rural Ethiopia was investigated to determine allocation rules and the impact of aid on household consumption. The targeting of food aid was sensitive to income within ... More


Health, Shocks, and Poverty Persistence

Stefan Dercon and John Hoddinott

in Insurance Against Poverty

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276837
eISBN:
9780191601620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276838.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The impact of shocks on child and adult health is investigated using data from recent studies in Ethiopia and Zimbabwe. Health status, measured by height and body mass, is affected by shocks. Young ... More


Conclusion: The Current Transformation of Christianity

Lamin Sanneh

in The Changing Face of Christianity: Africa, the West, and the World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195177282
eISBN:
9780199835812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177282.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Beginning with a brief look at the controversy in the worldwide Anglican communion over the northern churches’ attempts to normalize homosexual relationships, editor Sanneh insists that this conflict ... More


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