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Author Tronvoll, Kjetil.

Title Mai Weini, a highland village in Eritrea : a study of the people, their livelihood, and land tenure during times of turbulence / Kjetil Tronvoll
Published Lawrenceville, NJ : Red Sea Press, [1998]


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 W'PONDS  306.09635 Tro/Mwa  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 311 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction: Experiencing Ethnography -- Pt. I. Backdrops. Ch. 2. The Land, its People and History. Ch. 3. The Setting -- Pt. II. The people... Ch. 4. The Villagers and the Local Community. Ch. 5. Sidrabet: "The Family-House" Ch. 6. Gezauti: "Group of Houses" -- Pt. III. ...their livelihood... Ch. 7. The Peasant Calendar. Ch. 8. Peasants' Strategies of Survival During Times of Distress. Ch. 9. Beyond the Plow and Ox: Religion and War -- Pt. IV. ...and land. Ch. 10. Land and People in a Historical Perspective. Ch. 11. Land Tenure Systems in Eritrea and Northern Ethiopia. Ch. 12. Meret Shehena: "Land of Brothers" -- Pt. V. Coda. Ch. 13. People and Land. During Times of Turbulence: Towards a Synthesis. Ch. 14. Epilogue: From Local Integration to National Congruity?
Notes Thesis (M.A.)--University of Oslo, 1996
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [291]-304) and index
Subject Land tenure -- Eritrea -- Mai Weini.
Tigrinya (African people) -- Agriculture.
Tigrinya (African people) -- Kinship.
Tigrinya (African people) -- Land tenure.
Village communities -- Eritrea -- Mai Weini.
Mai Weini (Eritrea) -- Rural conditions.
Mai Weini (Eritrea) -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
LC no. 98011533
ISBN 1569020582 (hard cover : alk. paper)
1569020590 (paperback : alk. paper)
Other Titles Mai Weini