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By Donald N. Levine

Greater Ethiopia combines heritage, anthropology, and sociology to respond to significant questions. Why did Ethiopia stay autonomous less than the onslaught of ecu expansionism whereas different African political entities have been colonized? And why needs to Ethiopia be thought of a unmarried cultural quarter regardless of its political, spiritual, and linguistic diversity?

Donald Levine's interdisciplinary research makes a considerable contribution either to Ethiopian interpretive heritage and to sociological research. In his new preface, Levine examines Ethiopia because the overthrow of the monarchy within the 1970s.

"Ethiopian scholarship is in Professor Levine's debt. . . . He has played an immense job with panache, urbanity, and learning."—Edward Ullendorff, Times Literary Supplement

"Upon rereading this e-book, it moves the reader how large in scope, how leading edge in procedure, and the way stimulating in arguments this publication was once whilst it got here out. . . . long ago 20 years it has encouraged anthropological and old learn, influenced theoretical debate approximately Ethiopia's cultural and ancient improvement, and given the impetus to trendy political puzzling over the complexities and demanding situations of Ethiopia as a rustic. The textual content hence simply is still an absolute needs to for any Ethiopianist student to learn and digest."-J. Abbink, Journal of recent African Studies

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