A History of Ethiopia

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University of California Press, 22 feb. 2002 - 335 pagina's
In this eminently readable, concise history of Ethiopia, Harold Marcus surveys the evolution of the oldest African nation from prehistory to the present. For the updated edition, Marcus has written a new preface, two new chapters, and an epilogue, detailing the development and implications of Ethiopia as a Federal state and the war with Eritrea.
 

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This is a fairly old book now, written in a conventional way, but it does fill the interested reader in on some of the history of Ethiopia through the Haile Selassie era. I found Robert Kaplan's more modern history of Ethiopia a much more compelling read. Volledige review lezen

A history of Ethiopia

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Marcus (history, Michigan State Univ.) has authored several books on Ethiopia, most recently Haile Selassie: The Formative Years 1892-1936 (Univ. of California Pr., 1986). This one, which was eight ... Volledige review lezen

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I
ix
II
xi
III
xv
IV
17
V
30
VI
48
VII
63
VIII
77
XIII
147
XIV
164
XV
181
XVI
202
XVII
221
XVIII
246
XIX
265
XX
269

IX
91
X
104
XI
116
XII
130
XXI
279
XXII
285
XXIII
299
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Veelvoorkomende woorden en zinsdelen

Populaire passages

Pagina 297 - Ethiopia and Eritrea at War; Saga of Triumph and Tragedy at the Dawn of the Millennium.

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Over de auteur (2002)

Harold G. Marcus (1936-2003) was Professor of History and African Studies at Michigan State University. His books include Haile Sellassie I: The Formative Years, 1892–1936 (California, 1986), Ethiopia, Great Britain, and the United States, 1941–1974: The Politics of Empire (California, 1983) and The Life and Times of Menelik II: Ethiopia 1844–1916 (1975).

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