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Ethiopia, the unknown land : a cultural and historical guide

Author: S C Munro-Hay
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a comprehensive survey of the history of Ethiopia and provides information on its architecture, geography, people, and culture over the centuries.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: S C Munro-Hay
ISBN: 1860647448 9781860647444
OCLC Number: 49913105
Description: x, 390 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The land, the church and the travellers --
1. An outline survey of Ethiopian history --
2. The Ethiopian church --
3. Foreign travellers in Ethiopia --
pt. 2. The historical sites of Ethiopia --
4. Gondar --
6. Gondar churches, Qwesqwam and Islambet --
7. Harar --
8. Lalibela --
9. The church of Yimrehana Krestos --
10. Aksum --
11. Churches of Aksum --
12. Debra Damo --
13. Rock churches in the Wuqro region --
14. Yeha.
Responsibility: Stuart Munro-Hay ; with photographs by Pamela Taor.
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Here, Munro-Hay offers a comprehensive guide to the monuments of Ethiopia, as well as offering a literary companion to the land and history. He covers Ethiopia's architecture, geography, peoples, art  Read more...

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'Munro-Hay is a scholar of distinction [whose book] delves deeply into all aspects of Ethiopia's ancient history [and] can be read with profit alike by the scholar, the 'ordinary' reader and the Read more...

 
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