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Author Oba, Gufu.

Title Nomads in the shadows of empires : contests, conflicts and legacies on the southern Ethiopian-northern Kenyan frontier / by Gufu Oba
Published Boston : Brill, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 366 pages :) : maps
Series African social studies series ; v. 30
African social studies series ; v. 30
Contents Introduction -- Pre-colonial shifting resource borders and ethnic relations, 1800-1908 -- The marking of an imperial frontier : two borders, two states, 1898-1909 -- Tax extractions, imperial relations and responses by frontier nomads, 1908-1935 -- Transfrontier grazing and watering rights : a proxy of border contests, 1908-1935 -- Tigre frontier banditry : a legacy of imperial conquest, 1908-1934 -- Negotiating ethnic conflicts : states and feuding nomads, 1911-1935 -- Fascist italy's conquest of Ethiopia : the Southern Front, 1935-1937 -- A new imperial neighbor on the frontier : the dilemma of coexistence, 1936-1939 -- War, contests and conflicts : a brief collapse of an imperial frontier, 1939-1942 -- The return to imperial frontier politics : the British and Ethiopia, 1942-1948 -- Jeegir banditry : rebellion by frontier nomads, 1941-1943 -- Compensating victims of banditry in 1943 : states and pastoralists -- Political legacies of shifting politics -- Summary
Summary In Nomads in the Shadows of Empires, Gufu Oba offers accounts of the outcomes of imperial state contests over trans-frontier treaty, nomads grazing and watering movements, banditry, ethnic conflicts and wars that created lasting legacies along the southern Ethiopian-northern Kenyan frontier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Land use, Rural -- Ethiopia.
Land use, Rural -- Kenya.
Nomads -- Ethiopia.
Nomads -- Kenya.
Pastoral systems -- Ethiopia.
Pastoral systems -- Kenya.
Ethiopia -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Ethiopia -- Politics and government.
Ethiopia -- Relations -- Kenya.
Kenya -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Kenya -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Kenya -- Relations -- Ethiopia.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004255222 (electronic bk.)
9789004255227 (electronic bk.)