Innovation and Misoneism during the Reign of Emperor Yoḥannǝs IV (1872–1889)

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Pankhurst, Richard;
  • Publisher: Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 1430-1938)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15460/aethiopica.8.1.325
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies | History; Yoḥannǝs IV; Politics; Trade, Foreign Relations; Land Tenure; Religion; | ddc:230 | ddc:290 | ddc:300 | ddc:320 | ddc:330 | ddc:380 | ddc:900 | ddc:960

The article attempts to examine the character and extent of innovation and misoneism during the reign of Yoḥannǝs, i.e. the period between the largely frustrated aspirations of Tewodros and of more substantial achievements of Mǝnilǝk. The study suggests that the reign o... View more