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Book Book Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue
Title:Ras Tafari in Lusoland: on the 50th anniversary of Haile Selassie's I State visit to Portugal, 1959-2009: exhibition catalogue
Editors:Boavida, IsabelISNI
Ramos, Manuel JoćoISNI
City of publisher:Lisbon
Publisher:Centro de Estudos Africanos (CEA)
Geographic terms:Ethiopia
Subjects:State visits
international relations
exhibition catalogues (form)
About person:Hayla Selasse I, emperor of Ethiopia (1892-1975)ISNI
Abstract:This book was published to coincide with an exhibition in 2009 portraying details of Emperor Haile Selassie's State visit to Portugal in July 1959. The book contains 24 images from Portuguese archives as well as seven papers on the State visit and on Portuguese-Ethiopian relations in general: Diplomatic relationship between Portugal and Ethiopia, 1954-1963 (Pierre-Etienne Page and Isabel Boavida); A State visit in times of change (Isabel Boavida); The organization and the unfolding of the visit of the Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie in Portugal, 26th-31st July 1959 (Pierre-Etienne Page); Spilt coffee: the tipping point in Portuguese and Ethiopian relations (Manuel Joćo Ramos); The foundation of the Organization of African Unity (Aurora Almada e Santos); Revisiting Eritrea's isolation in the regional and global political arenas in the light of the contradicitons at the time of African independences (Alexandra Dias); Brief notes on the diplomatic relationship between Ethiopia and Portugal, 1959-2009 (Luķs de Barros). [ASC Leiden abstract]