Gult, a system of land tenure encompassing both taxation and tribute, is unique to highland Ethiopia. It was through this that Ethiopian states and their rulers affected the lives of ordinary people.
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Gult and the state - 1200-1540; "Man is free; land is tributary"; Gondar, 1632-1721 - order and disorder; Mentewwab, "how beautiful she is!" 1721-1769; the leadership of Galawdewos - family and property in Gondarine Ethiopia; the era of the princes; church, land and society in Gondarine Ethiopia - institutional grants; church, land and society in Gondarine Ethiopia - private transfers; Gult and the reconstruction of the monarchy - 1680-1910; transformations - state, land and society.