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A history of Ethiopia

Author: Harold G Marcus
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold G Marcus
ISBN: 0520224795 9780520224797
OCLC Number: 49200635
Description: xix, 316 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Beginnings, to 1270 --
2. The Golden Age of the Solomonic Dynasty, to 1500 --
3. The Decline of the Solomonic Dynasty, to 1796 --
4. Political and Economic Transformations, to 1855 --
5. Imperial Resurrection, to 1877 --
6. Imperial Consolidation, to 1889 --
7. The Defeat of European Imperialism, to 1897 --
8. Menilek's State, to 1916 --
9. Ras Tafari, to 1930 --
10. Haile Sellassie, to 1936 --
11. Haile Sellassie, to 1955 --
12. Haile Sellassie, to 1973 --
13. The Revolution, to 1977 --
14. The Failure of the Revolution, to 1991 --
15. The New Rulers, to 1995 --
16. Peace and War, to 2000.
Responsibility: Harold G. Marcus.
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