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The Battle of Adwa : African victory in the age of empire

Author: Raymond Anthony Jonas
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011.
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Jonas, Raymond Anthony.
Battle of Adwa.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011014346
(OCoLC)709670303
Named Person: Menelik, Negus of Ethiopia; Taitu, Empress consort of Menelik II Negus of Ethiopia; Taitu, Empress consort of Menelik II Negus of Ethiopia; Menelik, Negus of Ethiopia; Taitu, Empress consort of Menelik II Negus of Ethiopia
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Anthony Jonas
ISBN: 0674062795 9780674062795
OCLC Number: 768411324
Description: 1 online resource (x, 413 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: pt. 1. The road to Adwa --
Courtly ambitions --
Listing toward Adwa --
Italy in Africa --
The price of liberty --
Black in service of white --
Africa in Italy --
"Something humiliating for my kingdom" --
pt. 2. The battle --
Menelik's march --
Amba Alage --
Stalled at Sauria --
Baratieri chooses --
Armies meet --
The center crumbles --
pt. 3. Aftermaths --
Despair, panic, pursuit --
The harvest --
The long march --
Sons and lovers and accidental anthropologists --
Menelik abroad --
Reckonings --
Rescues --
Passings.
Responsibility: Raymond Jonas.

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