A History of Ethiopia Paperback
In this eminently readable, concise history of Ethiopia, Harold Marcus surveys the evolution of the oldest African nation from prehistory to the present.
For the updated edition, Marcus has written a new preface, two new chapters, and an epilogue, detailing the development and implications of Ethiopia as a Federal state and the war with Eritrea.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 335 pages, 40 b/w photographs, 9 maps
- Publisher: University of California Press
- Publication Date: 22/02/2002
- Category: African history
- ISBN: 9780520224797
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Review by co_coyote
This is a fairly old book now, written in a conventional way, but it does fill the interested reader in on some of the history of Ethiopia through the Haile Selassie era. I found Robert Kaplan's more modern history of Ethiopia a much more compelling read.