Item description for Oromia: An Introduction to the History of the Oromo People by Gadaa Melbaa...
An account of the struggle of the Oromo people to affirm their place in history. The Oromo make up a significant portion of the Horn of Africa population. Oromia is a title used to refer to the Oromo as a political, cultural, and social entity. Living in East African nations, the Oromo people arelargely unknown to most of the world; this work lifts up the people, their culture, and their struggles.
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Studio: Kirk House Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.1" Width: 5.96" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.52 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 1999
Publisher Kirk House Publishers
ISBN 188651318X ISBN13 9781886513181
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The story of na nation-the destruction of a culture Sep 23, 2007
This short, direct explanation of just what happens to a culture destroyed by competing European colonialisms. High school seniors would benefit from reading and discussing the dynamics of this book. without vituperation, it draws attention to the kind of exploitation which, I think, the average citizen does not suspect continues to exist.