Leaf of Allah: Khat & Agricultural Transformation in Harerge, Ethiopia 1875-1991

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James Currey, 2004 - Agriculture - 210 pages
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In the late-19th-century, the main cash crop of Harerge, Ethiopia, shifted from coffee and food crops to khat, a quasi-legal psychoactive shrub. This text examines the demographic, market and political factors behind this change and explores the consequences. North America: Ohio U Press

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Gebissa is an assistant professor of history at Kettering Univerity.

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