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A history of modern Ethiopia, 1855-1991

by Bahru Zewde.

Format: Print Book 2001
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction DT386.B27 2001
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Mezzanine - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  DT386.B27 2001
 
 
Summary

Bounded by Sudan to the west and north, Kenya to the south, Somalia to the southeast, and Eritrea and Djibouti to the northeast, Ethiopia is a pivotal country in the geopolitics of the region. Yet it is important to understand this ancient and often splintered country in its own right.



In A History of Modern Ethiopia , Bahru Zewde, one of Ethiopia's leading historians, provides a compact and comprehensive history of his country, particularly the last two centuries. Of importance to historians, political scientists, journalists, and Africanists alike, Bahru's A History of Modern Ethiopia , now with additional material taking it up to the last decade, will be the preeminent overview of present-day Ethiopia.

Additional Information
Series Eastern African studies (London, England)
Subjects Ethiopia -- History -- 19th century.
Ethiopia -- History -- 1889-1974.
Ethiopia -- History -- 1974-
Publisher Oxford : Athens : Addis Ababa :James Currey ;2001
Ohio University Press ;
Addis Ababa University Press,
Edition 2nd ed.
Language English
Description xix, 300 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0821414402 (Ohio University Press : pbk.)
0852557868 (James Currey : pbk.)
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