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Interpreting the Region

Richard J. Reid

in Frontiers of Violence in North-East Africa: Genealogies of Conflict since c.1800

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199211883
eISBN:
9780191725135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211883.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The purpose of this chapter, which is intended to establish the geographical, historiographical, and conceptual framework of the work, is three-fold. First, there is an explanation of the physicality ... More


States of Violence, to c.1870

Richard J. Reid

in Frontiers of Violence in North-East Africa: Genealogies of Conflict since c.1800

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199211883
eISBN:
9780191725135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211883.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter seeks to explain the significance and nature of the violence—known as the zemene mesafint—which convulses the region from the Eritrean highland plateau (the kebessa) and adjacent ... More


Borderlands, Militarism, and the Making of Empire

Richard J. Reid

in Frontiers of Violence in North-East Africa: Genealogies of Conflict since c.1800

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199211883
eISBN:
9780191725135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211883.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The chief themes of this chapter are the increasing importance of Tigray, in large part owing to the growing significance of Red Sea trade; the critical importance of two key frontier zones in the ... More


A Malleable World: Injury, Care, and Belonging

Anita Hannig

in Beyond Surgery: Injury, Healing, and Religion at an Ethiopian Hospital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226457154
eISBN:
9780226457321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457321.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how Amhara men and women deal with the advent of obstetric fistula in their lives against the background of normative kin, marriage, and social conventions. How do relationships ... More


How to Prevent a Famine

Peter Gill

in Famine and Foreigners: Ethiopia Since Live Aid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199569847
eISBN:
9780191808609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199569847.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the underlying problem of international aid dependency associated with Ethiopia's on-going poverty and starvation. It describes the relief operations of the USAID, Organization ... More


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