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Merina

Information about the Merina

wifeRanavalona I (reigned 1828-1861), who, suspicious of foreigners,
"http://www.encyclopedia.com/html/section/Madagasc_History.asp"

Religion in Madagascar
Religion in Madagascar. ... Anthropologists have described the Merina as living,in effect, in two localities: the place where one happens to work and keep
"http://atheism.about.com/library/world/KZ/bl_MadagascarReligion.htm"

Madagascar - History
...great modernization programs, the Merina would come to rule almost all ofMadagascar. ... By what name are the people of Madagascar known? French Merina
"http://www.edhelper.com/ReadingComprehension_Geography_232_1.html"

Madagascar - Culture
Merina Andrianampoinimerina Medina Madagascar. 2. Hira gasy costumes have changed... False True. 7. The people of Madagascar are known as ________. Merina
"http://www.edhelper.com/ReadingComprehension_Geography_231_1.html"

Peoples of the Central Highlands of MADAGASCAR
Madagascar. Peoples of the Central Highlands. The Merina, whose name means "thosefrom the country where one can see far" (an eloquent yet important
"http://www.wildmadagascar.org/overview/loc/24-people_central.html"

AllRefer.com - Madagascar - Peoples of the Central Highlands ...
...that Merina ancestors may simply have migrated directly to Madagascar ...of the Merina, constituting a significant portion of Madagascar's official,
"http://reference.allrefer.com/country-guide-study/madagascar/madagascar24.html"

Madagascar
Alot of kingdoms had been developed in Madagascar but in the 1800's Merina Kingdomgained most of the control of the island of Madagascar.
"http://tps.dpi.state.nc.us/connectafrica/madagascar/history.html"

Madagascar's Battle for Independence
Madagascar because of the basic ethnopolitical split between the Merina and the... The Merina were heavily represented in the Malagasy component of the
"http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/madagascar.htm"

Gifts & Blessings || Contemporary Textile Arts gallery
Merina peoples, Madagascar 2001 Cotton, plant fiber National Museum of AfricanArt, Smithsonian Institution, museum purchase, 2001-10-2.
"http://www.nmafa.si.edu/exhibits/malagasy/contemporary-gallery.html"

Gifts & Blessings || Queen's Room
Ranavalona III, Queen of Madagascar The Merina queen Ranavalona III (reigned1883--96) came to the throne in 1883 at age 18. This was a turbulent time,
"http://www.nmafa.si.edu/exhibits/malagasy/queen.html"

Merina -- Encyclopædia Britannica
Merina a Malagasy people primarily inhabiting the central plateau of Madagascar.... During the 19th century, the Merina elite ... > Madagascar
"http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9052135"

History of Madagascar
Provides a history of Madagascar from the 1500s until recent times. ... control overMadagascar was established by military force in 1895-96, and the Merina
"http://www.historyofnations.net/africa/madagascar.html"

WHKMLA : History of Madagascar, ToC
Wars of Madagascar, 1800-1999, from ACED; Wars of Merina, from ACED ArticleMadagascar, from Catholic Encyclopedia 1910 edition; Article Madagascar,
"http://www.zum.de/whkmla/region/eastafrica/xmadagascar.html"

WHKMLA : History of Madagascar, 1787-1896
III (1883-1896), the Merina Kingdom extended over most of Madagascar, ...In 1896, the Merina were decisively defeated and the Kingdom abolished.
"http://www.zum.de/whkmla/region/eastafrica/madagascar17871896.html"

Madagascar Peoples of the Central Highlands - Flags, Maps, Economy ...
Back to Madagascar Society. The Merina, whose name means "those from the countrywhere one can see far" (an eloquent yet important reference to their
"http://www.photius.com/countries/madagascar/society/madagascar_society_peoples_of_the_centr~9759.html"

Madagascar Travel Guide @ TravelNotes.org
The Merina and Betsileo peoples, who live in the interior of Madagascar, ...The official languages of Madagascar are the Merina dialect of Malagasy,
"http://www.travelnotes.org/Africa/madagascar.htm"

History_of_Madagascar
Merina culture began to spread over Madagascar. Increasing trade in arms andslaves with Europeans brought about the rise of Malagasy kingdoms, and small,
"http://www.masombahiny.com/History_of_Madagascar.html"

FACT SHEET: The Republic of Madagascar at a Glance
Africa Fact Sheets, Madagascar Fact Sheet. ... Absolute French control overMadagascar was established by military force in 1895-96, and the Merina monarchy
"http://deploymentlink.osd.mil/deploy/info/africa/madagascar/index.shtml"

People of Madagascar have origins in Borneo, Africa
...an ethnic Merina, near the Isalo National Park in western Madagascar.Merina generally have features characteristic of Indonesian ancestry.
"http://news.mongabay.com/2005/0503a-rhett_butler.html"

Merina Religion
History, The Merina conquered land in Madagascar, previously inhabited by theVazimba, a name that is also associated with the vitality of nature,
"http://philtar.ucsm.ac.uk/encyclopedia/sub/merina.html"

History of MADAGASCAR
MADAGASCAR An island not to miss The Merina ricefield Arrival of the French Frenchcolony Independence. An island not to miss: to the 18th century AD
"http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ad26"

A Short History of Madagascar
This spiritual communion is celebrated by the Merina and Betsileo reburial ...over Madagascar was established by military force in 1895-96, and the Merina
"http://www.abacci.com/atlas/history.asp?countryID=255"

Terralingua -- Discussion Paper #11
...indigenous language of Madagascar, is basically the Merina language, ...the Merina and the Imerina country in 1777, that competition for Madagascar
"http://www.terralingua.org/DiscPapers/DiscPaper11.html"

Ian Anderson's Madagascar CDography
Madagascar: Merina Country (Ocora C560159) France 2001. Madagascar: Music Of TheCoast And Tablelands 1929-1931 (Fremeaux FA 058, double CD) France 1997
"http://www.frootsmag.com/content/madagascar/cdography/"

("People of the highlands") Central highlands of Madagascar. from WildMadagascar.org




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