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Recent Submissions

  • Seifu, Yonas (Addis Ababa University, 2002-06)
    This study deals with the history of Jimma town from 1936 to 1974. It explores social, economic and administrative themes, but also attempts to show the interrelationship between these themes. Socially, the town of Jimma ...
  • Zeleke, Tsegaye (Addis Ababa University, 2002-06)
    The thesis begins with a description and analysis of the traditions of the Oromo in the region by taking into account the sixteenth century Oromo movement and the resulting contacts of the people with other ethnic groups ...
  • Mekonnen, Teferi (Addis Ababa University, 2004-03)
    The hydropolitics of the Blue Nile had an impact on developments affecting modern Ethiopia. The issue has played a crucial role in the struggle between Ethiopia and the powers over the control of the lower basin, and was ...
  • Degu, Tariku (Addis Ababa University, 2008-07-28)
    Attempts have hither to been made to study the various socio-economic and political aspects of Arsii’s land tenure by Ethiopian and expatriate scholars. In the earlier research works of different scholars the socio-economic ...
  • Geremew, Mengistu (Addis Ababa University, 2016-11)
    The main aim of this thesis is reconstruct the administrative and socio-economic history of Wänbära Wäräda from 1941-1991.The study covers the time from the liberation of Ethiopia and the restroation of Emperor Hailä Selasié ...
  • Meskela, Ketema (Addis Ababa University, 2001-06)
    The evolution of land-ownership patterns in the peripheral regions had attracted little attention until recently. My study attempts to examine the extent to which local demographic and economic conditions in . hland B ...
  • G/Yohannes, Hagos (Addis Ababa University, 2003-06)
    Following the unexpected death of Emperor Yohannes IV, Negus Menelik was crowned Emperor and the political ambition of some of the Tigrean chiefs to crown Ras Mängäša as Yohannes IV’s heir was barred, and Tigray entered ...
  • Mengistie, Habtamu (Addis Ababa University, 2003-06)
    Lower level social and economic relationships between landlords and landless people in Eastern Gojjam in the 18th and 19 th centuries was embodied in an institution called zègenät .This work has tried to analyze the ...
  • Ayele, Fantahun (Addis Ababa University, 2009-05)
    Although the army faced security problems in many parts of the country since 1975, the real test came in 1977 when most of Eritrea fell into the hands of the insurgents and the guerrilla operation in the Ogaden developed ...
  • Weldegebreil, Biniam (Addis Ababa University, 2004-02)
    National Commemoration and memories of glorious past of a given nation have played significant role in shaping national identity in many parts of the world. In Africa, where colonialism resulted in the formation of new ...
  • Belachew, Belete (Addis Ababa University, 2012-04)
    The nature of Ethiopia’s involvement in the affairs of the continent has elicited various interpretations. There have been rather polarized positions on the issue. For one group, consisting largely of expatriate scholars, ...
  • Yohannes, Alula (Addis Ababa University, 2011-06)
    Historical enquiry and research in Ethiopia has been for long centered on general themes and historical developments that revolve around the national historical phenomena. However, in the last decade or so attempts have ...
  • Abtew, Adinew (Addis Ababa University, 2011-06)
    The focus of this thesis is reconstructing the administrative and socio-economic history of Asossa wäräda from 1941-1991. The study covers the period from the restoration of Emperor Haile Selassie I to power in 1941 till ...
  • Ayalew, Abebaw (Addis Ababa University, 2002-06)
    As early as the introduction of Christianity in the fourth century A.D. painting apparently was an important component of the Christian art of Ethiopia. Paintings that have come to light so far date back to the eleventh ...