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Merina

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

Dominant ethnic group in the island country of Madagascar.

With a population of about three million people, the Merina account for about one-quarter of Madagascar’s population....

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Merina

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 610 words.

With a population of about three million people, the Merina account for about one-quarter of Madagascar’s population. Historians and anthropologists

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Merina

Edited by Henry Louis Gates and Kwame Anthony Appiah.

in Encyclopedia of Africa

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Studies. 615 words.

With a population of about three million people, the Merina account for about one-quarter of Madagascar’s population. Historians and anthropologists

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Merina

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

Dominant ethnic group in the island country of Madagascar.

With a population of about three million people, the Merina account for about one-quarter of Madagascar’s population....

See overview in Oxford Index

Merina Dominant ethnic group in the island country of Madagascar.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 610 words.

With a population of about three million people, the Merina account for about one-quarter of Madagascar’s population. Historians and anthropologists dispute the origins of the Merina...

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Radama I 1793?–1828? Ruler of the Merina Empire of Madagascar from 1810 to 1828 .

Ari Nave.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 407 words.

The son of Andrianampoinimerina, Radama I distinguished himself at a young age, leading two military operations against the Betsileo and the Boina when he was only fifteen years old....

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Ranavalona I, Queen 1790?–1861 Queen of the Merina Empire from 1828 to 1861 .

Ari Nave.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 650 words.

Ranavalona was born with the name Ramavo. Upon the death of her husband and cousin Radama I in 1828, Ramavo took the throne as queen of the Merina Empire, a kingdom that extended over...

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Radama II 1829?–1863? King of the Merina Empire of Madagascar from 1861 to 1863 .

Ari Nave.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 316 words.

Radama II was born with the name Rokoto (or Rakotond-Radama), son of King Radama I and Queen Ranavalona I of the Merina Empire. However, the actual father of the prince was probably...

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Andrianampoinimerina mid-1700s–1810? Ruler (born Ramboàsalàma) of the Merina Empire of Madagascar from 1795 to 1810 .

Ari Nave.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 337 words.

Oral traditions recorded by Jesuit missionaries in the late eighteenth century suggest that Andriambélomàsina, ruler of the Imerina (the territory of the Merina ethnic group) from 1730...

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Andriananahary Sends His Son to Earth (Betsileo, Malagasy, Merina/Madagascar)

Harold Scheub.

in A Dictionary of African Mythology

January 2000; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 338 words.

Andriananahary, the supreme being, is the creator god, maker of earth and sky. But he had little to do with

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History and Memory in the Age of Enslavement. Becoming Merina in Highland Madagascar, 1770–1822, by Pier Larson. Oxford: James Currey, Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann; and Cape Town: David Philip, 2000. xxxii + 414 pp. $24.95 paperback. ISBN 0‐325‐00216‐9.

Karen Middleton.

in African Affairs

July 2001; p ublished online July 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 0 words.

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