Changing Identifications and Alliances in North-East Africa: Ethiopia and Kenya v. 1

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Forms of group identity play a prominent role in everyday lives and politics in northeast Africa. Case studies from Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, and Kenya illustrate the way that identities are formed and change over time, and how local, national, and international politics are interwoven. Specific attention is paid to the impact of modern weaponry, new technologies, religious conversion, food and land shortages, international borders, civil war, and displacement on group identities. Drawing on the expertise of anthropologists, ...

Changing Identifications and Alliances in North-East Africa: Ethiopia and Kenya v. 1 2009, Berghahn Books, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781845456030

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