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The cross and the river : Ethiopia, Egypt, and the Nile

Author: Ḥagai Erlikh
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : L. Rienner, 2002.
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"The ongoing Egyptian-Ethiopian dispute over the Nile waters is potentially one of the most difficult issues on the current international agenda, central to the very life of the two countries. Analyzing the context of the dispute across a span of more than a thousand years, The Cross and the River delves into the heart of both countries' identities and cultures.".
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ḥagai Erlikh
ISBN: 1555879705 9781555879709
OCLC Number: 46640605
Description: x, 249 p. : map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Crisis of the Nile --
Christianity and Islam: The Formative Concepts --
Medieval Prime: The Legacies of the Solomonians and the Mamluks --
Modern Rediscovery and Fatal Collision --
Nationalism and Mutual Perceptions --
Stormy Redefinitions, 1935-1942 --
From Compromise to Disconnection, 1945-1959 --
Ethiopian Concepts of Egypt, 1959-1991 --
Egyptian Concepts of Ethiopia, 1959-1991 --
Conclusion: The 1990s and the Legacies of History.
Responsibility: Haggai Erlich.

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A study of: the political relationship between successive Ethiopian and Egyptian regimes; the complex connection between the Christian churches in the two countries; and the influence of the Nile  Read more...

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