A Historical Analysis of Magaalaa Guddoo (Gidir Magaalaa) Market Centre in Harar City (1938-1991)

Author : Zerihun Girma Gudeta

Year : 2019

Contributor : Mohammed Abdulkadir

 …..The paper discusses the establishment of Magaalaa Guddoo market centre; changes and developments in the market by focusing on the Italian period, the imperial and the military regimes. The commodities exchanged in the market, the major actors who used the market, illegal trade, and finally the decline of the market was discussed in detail. Journals, books, archival materials, material remains, oral informants, and magazines were used intensively for the study…