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Pioneers Of Change In Ethiopia: Reformist Intellectuals Of Early Twentieth Century (Eastern African Studies)

ISBN: 9780821414460
Publisher: Ohio University Press
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2002-11-30
Number of pages: 288
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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 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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