n African Review of Economics and Finance - Nomads in the shadows of empires, Gufu Oba : book review

Volume 6, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2042-1478
  • E-ISSN: 2410-4906


This book about nomadic tribes in the frontier of two countries, namely Ethiopia and Kenya, deals with the impacts of two contesting Empires - Ethiopia, which had not yet transformed to a fully developed nation-state and faces thousands of drawbacks, and the British Empire, which was highly developed and a colonial power extending its imperial rule over many countries. As a matter of fact, its colonial policy impacted on the social conditions of African indigenous peoples in Ethiopia.

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