Bahru Zewde is Emeritus Professor of History at Addis Ababa University, Executive Director of the Forum for Social Studies, and Vice-President of the. A History of Modern Ethiopia, Second Edition (Eastern African Studies) [Bahru Zewde, Bahru Zewde] on *FREE* shipping on. Visit ‘s Bahru Zewde Page and shop for all Bahru Zewde books. The Quest for Socialist Utopia (Eastern Africa Series) by Zewde Bahru (

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His spirited and effective agitation against the Fascist Occupation of Ethiopia, especially among the Black American community, led him, at one point, to brand Marcus Garvey, the “Black Moses” and romantic visionary as an instrument of “Fascist and Catholic propaganda”. Issues kindly supported by. Read more Read less. The Oromo and the Christian Kingdom of Ethiopia: The result is a zewds work of synthesis on a subject which had not been treated earlier in an integrated and holistic fashion.

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In A History of Modern EthiopiaBahru Zewde, one of Ethiopia’s leading historians, provides a compact and comprehensive history of his country, particularly the last two centuries. The legal code of the Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4. Share your thoughts with other customers. Yet it is important to understand this ancient and often splintered country in its own right.


The book is based in part on oral interviews conducted zrwde September with former members of the student groups. Get to Know Us.

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The author groups them according to how and where they got exposed to the modern world: All these have contributed to make Bahru’s work an extremely readable historical narrative.

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A history of modern Ethiopia, Eastern African studies. The license is valid for both electronic and paper copies. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Learn more about Amazon Prime. See and discover other items: Only 2 left in stock – order soon. They were modernizers in their own right and quite colorful characters. Also available in print at the Harrassowitz Publishing House.

The narration’s authencity is enhanced by the inclusion of some of the original Zewre passages, with translation, written by the intellectuals themselves. Berhanena Selam, the Amharic weekly of the s and 30s for which he prepared an index, served as an informal organ of the reformist intellectuals in question.

Only 1 left in stock more on the way. The relatively rare photos clustered together at the beginning of the book are excellent and show a discerning selection. In this new work, Bahru Zewde gives the reader a deeper insight into the process of Ethiopia’s modernization than in his earlier book A History of Modern Ethiopia