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Konso of Ethiopia

C. R. Hallpike

Konso of Ethiopia

a study of the values of a Cushitic people

by C. R. Hallpike

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Published by AuthorHouse in Central Milton Keynes .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Konso (African people)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 479-487) and index.

    StatementC. R. Hallpike.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT380 .H34 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 514 p. :
    Number of Pages514
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16924698M
    ISBN 109781434330314
    LC Control Number2007908703

    SAVE! See Tripadvisor's Konso, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region hotel deals and special prices on 22 hotels all in one spot. Find the perfect hotel within your budget with reviews from real travelers. Yet until this book, there have been few accounts of how such landscapes in Africa are produced and maintained over time. Taking a period of approximately a hundred years, Living Terraces is both an ethnography and history of the terraces of Konso in southern Ethiopia. It traces the way Konso agriculture and landscape has been produced and.

    Atta Ethiopia Tours. Atta Ethiopia Tours is established on the theme of introducing Ethiopia to the rest of the world by Chuchu, from Konso, Ethiopia. He is 33 years old and have been an official guide in Ethiopia since He was born and raised in one of the villages in the Southern Ethiopian town of Konso. Konso is the first place in Ethiopia recognized as a "cultural landscape". A permaculture farm, Strawberry Fields Eco-Lodge, was founded in north of town and works with international volunteers and three local schools to grow food, promote ecotourism, and .

    Konso is a sub district in Segen and it’s surrounding Peoples’ Zone in Southern Region of Ethiopia at a distance of km from Addis Ababa-the capital. The landscape is stony and mountainous. With different landscape the highest elevation is while the low land is meter above sea climate is dry and g and cold with moderate temperate getting two . Kirkos S/C K/03 : Phone: +, +, + Mob: + Fax: + : , AA, Ethiopia.


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The Konso of Ethiopia Hardcover – January 1, See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 4 Used from $ 2 New from $ Manufacturer: Oxford Clarendon Press.

Welcome to Konso The gateway town for the Lower Omo Valley, Konso (ኮንሶ; also known as Karat-Konso) boasts a lofty ridge-top setting, but it's the ancient, complex and fascinating culture of the Konso people and their architecturally inspiring villages around the town that make it a.

When The Konso of Ethiopia was first published inthe American Anthropologist Konso of Ethiopia book it as 'a work which is destined to become a classic'. The Konso are one of the most important peoples of East Africa, and the author was able to revisit them in Cited by: Konso Cultural Landscape is a 55 square km arid property of stone walled terraces and fortified settlements in the Konso highlands of Ethiopia.

It constitutes a spectacular example of a living cultural tradition stretching back 21 generations (more than. The rolling hills of Ethiopia’s Southern Rift Valley, dotted with bright green moringa trees and quaint thatched huts, are home to the Konso people – traditional farmers who cultivate cereals and cotton and rear cows and goats.

The Konso culture has much to offer visitors. From cultural performances to handcraft demonstrations, visitors can learn about the traditions of the Konso. Yet until this book, there have been few accounts of how such landscapes in Africa are produced and maintained over time.

Taking a period of approximately a hundred years, Living Terraces is both an ethnography and history of the terraces of Konso in southern Ethiopia. Kanta Lodge, Konso: See traveller reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Kanta Lodge, ranked #1 of 2 Speciality lodging in Konso and rated of 5 at Tripadvisor/ TripAdvisor reviews.

Altitude ranges from to m but the traditional area of cultivation is between and m. Konso’s capital is Karat town, which is is where we are based, at m altitude, 85km south of Arba Minch, and km south of Addis Ababa.

The Konsos are renowned in Ethiopia for their highly social mode of life and love of hard physical labour.

Konso Cultural Landscape: Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region: 14, (35,) ; ; iii, v: The site features 55 kilometres (34 mi) of stonewalled terraces and fortified settlements in the Konso highlands of Ethiopia.

Ethiopia as a nation, defining it as an obsolete empire-state, a prison house of peoples. Though I was predisposed toward the Ethiopia I had studied since the late s, I appreciated that within its frontiers were a variety of peoples.

The Tigray and the Amhara of highlands Eritrea, Tigray, Welo, Gonder, Shewa, and Gojam are the. Book your tickets online for Konso Cultural Centre, Konso: See 53 reviews, articles, and 42 photos of Konso Cultural Centre on Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.

Konso Tourism; Konso Hotels; Bed and Breakfast Konso; Flights to Konso. The landscape in question is the intensive agricultural terraced landscape of Konso in south-west Ethiopia.

The book focuses on the role of culture in the construction of the landscape, and explores the significance for development of the landscape itself, and the social and cultural institutions that construct and maintain it. He studied anthropology at Oxford under Evans-Pritchard and Rodney Needham, where he was awarded his doctorate in for a thesis on the Konso of Ethiopia (published in as The Konso of Ethiopia.), and then went to Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, as a.

Konso Cultural Landscape is a 55km2 arid property of stone walled terraces and fortified settlements in the Konso highlands of Ethiopia. Inlisted in UNESCO World Heritage List. It constitutes a spectacular example of a living cultural tradition stretching back 21 generations (more than years) adapted to its dry hostile environment.

The Konso of Ethiopia by C. Hallpike,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The bungalows are very nice and located on a terrace overlooking the Konso landscape.

The service in the restaurant is very slow and people are not motivated. They need more training. Knowing that foreign tourists (many groups) stay here, they put the price up to a level that we found not acceptable for Ethiopia TripAdvisor reviews.

Konso Village Ethiopia & New York. Konso, is a small town in Southern Ethiopia at masl, with a population of about 5, souls who live primarily from cultivating and weaving cotton, beekeeping and general is a market on Mondays and Thursdays just out of town along the road towards Jinka.

Named after the Konso people, the town with 5,ha of. Konso in Ethiopia and Kokiselei in Kenya, both dated to ~ million years ago (Ma), and FLK West, a recently reported site from Olduvai dated to Ma, are the earliest Acheulean sites known in.

Ethiopia is a large country with intermingled and inextricable biodiversity. The presence of varying cultural and historical beauty makes the country one of.

Book your tickets online for Konso Cultural Centre, Konso: See 53 reviews, articles, and 42 photos of Konso Cultural Centre on Tripadvisor/5(53).- funeral figures, wood sculptures, Konso, Ethyopia. See more ideas about Wood sculpture, Sculptures, Ethiopia pins.Also referred to as ‘Xonsita’, the Konso tribe in Ethiopia are among the most culturally buoyant ethnic groups among the famous Omo Valley tribes.

Located in the south-central parts of Ethiopia, the Konso tribe is a low land Cushitic speaking ethnic group. 8 Facts You Need To Know About Ethiopia’s Timket Festival.