Islam, war, and peace in the horn of Africa

Haggai Erlich*

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Islam had, from its very insipience, a dual conceptualization of Christian Ethiopia. One set of traditions carried a strong legacy of good neighborliness and peace. The other set recycled a legacy of enmity and a war for Islamic victory.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMuslim Ethiopia
Subtitle of host publicationThe Christian Legacy, Identity Politics, and Islamic Reformism
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781137322098
ISBN (Print)9781137325297
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2013


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