The Ethiopian Revolution by Gebru Tareke; Gebru Tareke
Call Number: DT387.95 .G43 2009
Revolution, civil wars, and guerilla warfare wracked Ethiopia during three turbulent decades at the end of the twentieth century. This book is a pioneering study of the military history and political significance of this crucial Horn of Africa region during that period. Drawing on new archival materials and interviews, Gebru Tareke illuminates the conflicts, comparing them to the Russian and Iranian revolutions in terms of regional impact. Tareke brings to life the leading personalities in the domestic political struggles, strategies of the warring parties, international actors, and key battles.