• Publications
  • Influence
Rethinking Property and Society in Gondärine Ethiopia
  • H. Tegegne
  • Sociology
  • African Studies Review
  • 1 December 2009
Abstract: The historiographic question that this article asks is: How can historians uncover actual social and economic practices without imposing anachronistic standards and terminologies on theExpand
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Recordmaking, Recordkeeping and Landholding – Chanceries and Archives in Ethiopia (1700–1974)
  • H. Tegegne
  • Political Science
  • History in Africa
  • 16 January 2015
Abstract This essay addresses the origins and functions of Ethiopian church archives. It investigates the processes used in making documents and the procedures implemented to ensure theirExpand
  • H. Tegegne
  • History
  • The Journal of African History
  • 1 March 2019
Dispute over precedence and protocol: Hagiography and forgery in 19th-century Ethiopia
This study investigates the textual and legal issues conveyed by records of a court case that took place in 1897 involving the Ethiopian churches of Dima and Martula Maryam over precedence, courtExpand
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Land tenure and agrarian social structure in Ethiopia, 1636-1900
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The Edict of King Gälawdéwos Against the Illegal Slave Trade in Christians: Ethiopia, 1548 -- FEATURED SOURCE
This study explores the relationship between documentary­legal pre­ scriptions of slavery and actual practice in late medieval Ethiopia. It does so in light of a newly discovered edict against theExpand
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