African Studies and African Country Resources @ Pitt: Ethiopia
This guide provides selected high-quality resources on the global, political, economic, social and cultural aspects of the continent of Africa and its countries. It features individual country pages as well as sources searchable by topic or country.
A collection of essays which acquaints the reader with the history, challenges and traditions of classical and modern Ethiopia. The teachings and seminal works of two distinguished academics, Ghalewdos Araia and Tecola Hago, have greatly influenced Dr Kiros' own thinking and research. Ethiopian Discourse is a distillation of what these renowned Ethiopian scholars have taught him, presented eloquently in a series of essays that are guaranteed to inform and enlighten readers with an interest in this many-layered country.
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.