Cambridge Core – African History – A History of Modern Ethiopia, – by Bahru Zewde. A History of Modern Ethiopia – by BAHRU ZEWDE Oxford: James Currey; Athens, OH: Ohio University Press and Addis Ababa: Addis Ababa. Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Jan 31, , Ferede Wuhibegezer and others published Bahru Zewde (). A History of Modern Ethiopia.

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On the other hand, that curiosity is left only partially satiated. Share your thoughts with other customers. If that indeed bahhru the case, it is regrettable.

Though later imprisoned for several years by Ethiopia’s post-imperial regime he does gistory see the Hayla Sellase era, through which he lived as a student, with rosy spectacles. The book focuses on those Ethiopians who, in one way or another, were exposed to the West in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Ships from moodern sold by Wordery Specialist. It is heartening to learn from the discussions in the book and from the bibliography that some of the major characters like Hakim Worqeneh, Bejirond Tekle Hawaryat, and Kantiba Gabru historj diaries or wrote their autobiographies, and that these or their copies are deposited at the Library of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies or some other local library.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Customers who bought this item also bought. Tewodros, Yohannes, Menilek and Hayla Sellase, whose reigns, as the author presents them, form an historical continuum.


Monarchy, Revolution and the Legacy of Meles Zenawi. Both through his academic formation preparation of an index of Berhanena Selam as an undergraduateand through his career directorship of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies, generous academic visits and fellowships in foreign universities, chairmanship of the History Department of Addis Ababa Universitythe author has moderj well-positioned to pursue the topic in relative ease.

Further, the book’s subtitle regardless, the chapter has an interesting “Antecedents” sub-section on the predecessors of the reformist intellectuals of the early 20th century.

The book should, thus, be on the shelf of every Ethiopian with intellectual claims as it should find itself equally on the shelves of Ethiopianists anywhere. Permission to reprint Permission to photocopy or include in a course pack via Copyright Zwede Center.

A history of modern Ethiopia, 1855-1991

A History of Ethiopia. Read more Read less. The use of archival sources, diplomatic reports, unpublished zedde, old newspaper issues, etc. His foreign visits not only helped him to 1 consult foreign archives, governmental as well as missionary, but even to visit the alma mater of some of the intellectuals disused as well as to use archival material on them.

Required reading for practitioners, graduate students and advanced undergraduates. On the one hand, the reader’s interest is aroused by impressive narrative skill and substance. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

Of importance to bahrh, political scientists, journalists, and Africanists alike, Bahru’s A History of Modern Ethiopianow with additional material taking it up to the last decade, will be the preeminent overview of present-day Ethiopia.

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The last three chapters briefly discuss the intellectuals’ careers and writings, and their social and political impact. Ethipia judgements are succinct and illuminating. His foreign visits not only helped him to. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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The result is hhistory remarkable work of synthesis on a subject which had not been treated earlier in an integrated and holistic fashion. The account of the Revolution, contained in 41 pages, is nuanced and worthy of attention in its own right 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.

Development economists and policy makers often work on the assumption that property rights evolve from collective to more specified systems. The relatively rare photos clustered together at the beginning of the book are excellent and show a discerning selection. A minuscule breed, they tried to gently steer their country into the mainstream of world history.

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