Leaf of Allah: Khat and Agricultural Transformation in Harerge, Eastern Ethiopia 1875-1991 (Eastern African Studies) by Ezekiel Gebissa
Leaf of Allah: Khat and Agricultural Transformation in Harerge, Eastern Ethiopia 1875-1991 (Eastern African Studies)
Author: Ezekiel Gebissa
Title: Leaf of Allah: Khat and Agricultural Transformation in Harerge, Eastern Ethiopia 1875-1991 (Eastern African Studies)
ISBN10: 0852554818
ISBN13: 978-0852554814
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Publisher: James Currey (February 17, 2004)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1610 kb
Size epub: 1510 kb
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Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism
In the late-19th-century, the main cash crop of Harerge, Ethiopia, shifted from coffee and food crops to khat, a quasi-legal psychoactive shrub. This text examines the demographic, market and political factors behind this change and explores the consequences. North America: Ohio U Press