A History of Ethiopia / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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.
|Publisher:||University of California Press|
|Edition description:||First Edition, Updated Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Harold G. Marcus (1936-2003) was Professor of History and African Studies at Michigan State University. His books include Haile Sellassie I: The Formative Years, 1892–1936 (California, 1986), Ethiopia, Great Britain, and the United States, 1941–1974: The Politics of Empire (California, 1983) and The Life and Times of Menelik II: Ethiopia 1844–1916 (1975).
Table of Contents
List of PhotographsPrefacePreface to the 1994 Edition1. Beginnings, to 12702. The Golden Age of the Solomonic Dynasty, to 15003. The Decline of the Solomonic Dynasty, to 17964. Political and Economic Transformations, to 18555. Imperial Resurrection, to 18776. Imperial Consolidation, to 18897. The Defeat of European Imperialism, to 18978. Menilek's State, to 19169. Ras Tafari, to 193010. Haile Sellassie, to 193611. Haile Sellassie, to 195512. Haile Sellassie, to 197313. The Revolution, to 197714. The Failure of the Revolution, to 199115. The New Rulers, to 199516. Peace and War, to 2000EpilogueMapsGlossarySelect Bibliography
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Missing too much important details in the whole history of ethiopia and too dry to read.
It's a complete text book for all generation. My wish is this book circulate in Ethiopia Schools in any way. I'm Ethiopian, i'll use this book as a reference. Thank you, Mr.Harold please keep Writing.