Nomads in the Shadows of Empires: Contests, Conflicts and Legacies on the Southern Ethiopian-Northern Kenyan Frontier

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BRILL, Jul 11, 2013 - Political Science - 388 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 PreColonial Shifting Resource Borders and Ethnic Relations 18001908
11
Two Borders Two States 18981909
33
4 Tax Extractions Imperial Relations and Responses by Frontier Nomads 19081935
59
A Proxy of Border Contests 19081935
89
A Legacy of Imperial Conquest 19081934
115
States and Feuding Nomads 19111935
137
The Southern Front 19351937
157
The British and Ethiopia 19421948
231
Rebellion by Frontier Nomads 19411943
255
States and Pastoralists
283
14 Political Legacies of Shifting Politics
313
15 Summary
327
Glossary
335
Bibliography
341
Index
353

The Dilemma of Coexistence 19361939
185
A Brief Collapse of an Imperial Frontier 19391942
209

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