Pioneers Of Change In Ethiopia: Reformist Intellectuals Of Early Twentieth Century

Pioneers Of Change In Ethiopia Reformist Intellectuals Of Early Twentieth Century In this exciting new study Bahru Zewde one of the foremost historians of modern Ethiopia has constructed a collective biography of a remarkable group of men and women in a formative period of their

  • Title: Pioneers Of Change In Ethiopia: Reformist Intellectuals Of Early Twentieth Century
  • Author: Bahru Zewde
  • ISBN: 9780821414460
  • Page: 427
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this exciting new study, Bahru Zewde, one of the foremost historians of modern Ethiopia, has constructed a collective biography of a remarkable group of men and women in a formative period of their country s history Ethiopia s political independence at the end of the nineteenth century put this new African state in a position to determine its own levels of engagement wIn this exciting new study, Bahru Zewde, one of the foremost historians of modern Ethiopia, has constructed a collective biography of a remarkable group of men and women in a formative period of their country s history Ethiopia s political independence at the end of the nineteenth century put this new African state in a position to determine its own levels of engagement with the West Ethiopians went to study in universities around the world They returned with the skills of their education acquired in Europe and America, and at home began to lay the foundations of a new literature and political philosophy Pioneers of Change in Ethiopia describes the role of these men and women of ideas in the social and political transformation of the young nation and later in the administration of Haile Selassie.

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    1. A view of Ethiopian history through the actions and views of its intellectuals. Too often are works on history based on the actions of kings and kingmakers; it is refreshing to find a book that gives insight into the intellectual history of a third world nationEach writer is given due Creedence for his motivations in this trying period of Ethiopian history and the author displays little attempt at passing his own judgment.I would recommend for anyone deeply interested in the intellectual and dev [...]

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