The Socio-Economic Role and Status of Handicraftsmen among the Kambaata of Southern Ethiopia

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Abbute, Wolde-Selassie;
  • 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.4.1.492
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies | Anthropology; Handicrafts; Art; Kambaata; Southern Ethiopia; Social Status; Discrimination; Potters; Tanners; | ddc:300 | ddc:320 | ddc:330 | ddc:360 | ddc:390 | ddc:960

Although traditional handicraftsmen play an indispensable economic and socio-cultural role within the society, they have been marginalized and segregated by the peasant population in southern Ethiopia. The handicraftsmen produce a wide range of production, household con... View more