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by Donald Nathan Levine

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Author:
Donald Nathan Levine
ISBN13:
978-0226475639
ISBN:
0226475638
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Publisher:
University of Chicago Press; 1st Edition edition (1972)
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Africa
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Wax and Gold is the frst book to take seriously the Ethiopian rhetoric of doubled meaning called samena werq. In setting up a framework for analyzing an African culture that implements one of that culture s own philosophies, Levine was ahead of his time.

Wax and Gold is the frst book to take seriously the Ethiopian rhetoric of doubled meaning called samena werq. Instead of bringing only Western tools to his project of thinking about modernization in Ethiopia, he adopted a profound Ethiopian system of signification.

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In Wax and Gold, Donald N. Levine explores h-century Ethiopian . 8. Wax Gold Tradition Innovation Ethiopian Culture. Published by Univ Chicago. Levine explores h-century Ethiopian society on the same two levels, using modern sociology and psychology to seek answers to the following questions: What is the nature of the traditional culture of the dominant ethnic group, the Amhara, and what are its enduring values? What aspects of modern culture interest this society and by what means has it sought to institutionalize them? . In Abyssinian poetry, the "wax" is the obvious meaning, the "gold" is the hidden meaning.

Wax & Gold: Tradition And Innovation In Ethiopian Culture. Levine Donald Nathan. Levine explores h-century Ethiopian society on the same two levels, using modern sociology and psychology to seek answers to the following questions: What is the nature of the traditional culture of the dominant ethnic group, th. . Levine explores h-century Ethiopian society on the same two levels, using modern sociology and psychology to seek answers to the following questions: What is the nature of the traditional culture of the dominant ethnic group, the Amhara, and what are its enduring values? What aspects of modern culture interest this society and by what means has it sought to institutionalize them? How has tradition both facilitated and hampered Ethiopian efforts to modernize? Enriched by the use o.

Donald N. Levine is the Peter B. Ritzma Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago, where he served as dean of the College from 1982 to 1987. He is the author of several books, including Greater Ethiopia: The Evolution of a Multiethnic Society and Powers of the Mind: The Reinvention of Liberal Learning in America, both published by the University of Chicago Press. Country of Publication.

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  • Its stunning to me that someone would comment that this book is academic and that it is not useful because it is 32 years old. I guess we should throw out all literature from before the year 2000. Kant, Simmel, Marx, Kierkagard, Plato, the Constitution, Tolstoy, useless I suppose. Friend, if you are looking for a trashy novel you are in the wrong section of the bookstore. This is the classic sociological work on Ethiopia written by the renowned sociologist, Sensai, peacemaker and warrior Professor Donald Levine. This is the work that renowned author and historian Robert Kaplan recently cited to in a New York Times editorial as holding the key to peace in the Middle East.