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The Ethiopians: A History / Edition 1

The Ethiopians: A History / Edition 1

by Richard PankhurstRichard Pankhurst


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The book opens with a review of Ethiopian prehistory, showing how the Ethiopian section of the African Rift Valley has come to be seen as the "cradle of humanity".

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"Clear, balanced and well informed, drawing on the latest sources to valuable effect, especially in references to archaeological work." Times Literary Supplement

"Richard Pankhurst's contribution to The Peoples of Africa series will be a useful tool for students and general readers who are new to Ethiopian history." Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies

"The Ethiopians makes an excellent introduction to the fascinating past of Ethiopia." Danny Yee's Book Reviews - For the full text of this review please visit:

"... excellent, based on current scholarship, factual and replete with the type of generalizations necessary for a good tertiary study." Journal of African History

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631224938
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/22/2001
Series: Peoples of Africa Series , #1
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 327,699
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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