7 edition of History of the Southern Gonga (southwestern Ethiopia) found in the catalog.
Bibliography: p. -348.
|Statement||Werner J. Lange.|
|Series||Studien zur Kulturkunde ;, Bd. 61, Studien zur Kulturkunde ;, 61. Bd.|
|LC Classifications||DT380.4.G66 L36 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 348 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||348|
|LC Control Number||82219342|
Abstract. The Oromo developed a well-organized democratic governing institution that has endured for several centuries. This single institution of government is known as the gadaa system. 1 Within this system, the Oromo are ruled by a generational class, whose members assume office at the age of forty, earning the honorific title of luba. Each class rules for a period of eight years, after Author: Tsega Etefa. Also nice are "The history of southern Gonga" by Werner J. Lange (Nice maps, focus on the Christian and Pagan kingdoms of the south-west) and "A History of the Hadiyya in Southern Ethiopia" by Ulrich Braukämper (Focusing on the people of Hadiyya, also has amazing maps including the other Muslim kingdoms of the south).
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History of the Southern Gonga (southwestern Ethiopia) (Studien zur Kulturkunde) [Lange, Werner J] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. History of the Southern Gonga (southwestern Ethiopia) (Studien zur Kulturkunde)Author: Werner J Lange.
The book opens with an interpretation of nineteenth-century Abyssinia as an African political economy, rather than as a variant on European feudalism, and with an account of the north's impact on peoples of the new south. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lange, Werner J., History of the Southern Gonga (southwestern Ethiopia).
Wiesbaden: Steiner, Werner J. Lange: History of the Southern Gonga (Southwestern Ethiopia). (Studien zur Kulturkunde, )[xviii], pp., 12 Plates. Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, DM - Volume 47 Issue 3 - David Turton. Lange, Werner J.History of the Southern Gonga (southwestern Ethiopia) / Werner J.
Lange Steiner Wiesbaden Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. graphic material (but not ethnological analysis) documented for the southern Gonga.
The cultural and historical similarities are simply overwhelming, a fact Braukämper curiously fails adequately to emphasize. The book has two thematic foci: history and social structure. All else. Carl Christian Reindorf in his book The History of the Gold Coast and Ashanti (p. 83; 2d edn.) described this small Gonja settlement and states: As already mentioned, Opoku Ware during the whole of his reign was actively engaged in completing and strengthening the conquests of his predecessors in the north and north-east countries.
kingdom was divided into three groups (Southern Gonga, Central Gonga History of the Southern Gonga book Northern Gonga), and hence the southern Gonga cut off from the northern Gonga to which the Shinasha belonged. He also states that “Sinasse”, as an important town of the heathen Gongas.
Thus, according to his explanation, “Sinasse” seems to have been a. The formation of the Kingdom of Kafa occurred between and AD. During this time the ethnic groups moved away from a clan-lineage organization to a hierarchy of chiefs.
The society was divided in a series of clans with varying classes. The higher class held. Gong, a circular metal platelike percussion instrument, usually having a turned-down rim.
In most forms it is struck in the centre with a felt- or leather-covered beater, producing a sound of. The Kingdom of Kaffa was an early modern state located in what is now Ethiopia, with its first capital at Bonga.
The Gojeb River formed its northern border, beyond which lay the Gibe kingdoms; to the east the territory of the Konta and Kullo peoples lay between Kaffa and the Omo River; to the south numerous subgroups of the Gimira people, and to the west lay the Majangir people.
The native language, also Capital: Anderaccha. Primary source for folk tales, history, legends, and culture of the Galla/Oromo people, the majority cultural group in Ethiopia. The texts are presented in the original Oromo, with translations and detailed notes and explanations. (I input this entire book by hand to make it available to the public.).
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‘Caste’ in Africa: the evidence from south-western Ethiopia reconsideredCited by: According to the Guinness book of world records, the largest gong measures m ( ft) in diameter.
It was made by Shanxi Baodi Real Estate Development Co. Ltd and was displayed at the Third China Taiyuan International Cooked Wheaten Food Festival, Shanxi Province, China on 8 September Intresting collection, but only for hardcore Gong fans, disc two is a great adittion, at these prices i can reccomended it for all Gong fans, though are you just curious about Gong try out any studio album or a standard "best of" as this is more of a rarity-collection/5(12).
The Gonga family name was found in the USA between and The most Gonga families were found in the USA in In there were 2 Gonga families living in New York.
This was % of all the recorded Gonga's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Gonga families in Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.
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