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Title:Understanding contemporary Ethiopia
Editors:Prunier, GérardISNI
Ficquet, ÉloiISNI
Year:2015
Pages:521
Language:English
City:London
Publisher:Hurst
ISBN:1849042616; 9781849042611
Geographic term:Ethiopia
Subjects:political conditions
social conditions
economic conditions
religion
history
Abstract:This collective volume provides an analysis of the key features of Ethiopian society and politics. Contents: Introduction (Gérard Prunier and Éloi Ficquet); 1. Ethiopians in the twenty-first century: The structure and transformation of the population (Éloi Ficquet and Dereje Feyissa); 2. The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (EOTC) and the challenges of modernity (Stéphane Ancel and Éloi Ficquet); 3. The Ethiopian muslims: Historical processes and ongoing controversies (Éloi Ficquet); 4. Go Pente! The charismatic renewal of the Evangelical movement in Ethiopia (Emanuele Fantini); 5. From pan-Africanism to Rastafari: African American and Caribbean 'returns' to Ethiopia (Giulia Bonacci); 6. Monarchical restoration and territorial expansion: The Ethiopian State in the second half of the nineteenth century (Shiferaw Bekele); 7. The era of Haile Selassie (Christopher Clapham); 8. The Ethiopian revolution and the Derg regime (Gérard Prunier); 9. The Eritrean question (Gérard Prunier); 10. The Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) (Medhane Tadesse); 11. Federalism, revolutionary democracy and the developmental State, 1991-2012 (Sarah Vaughan); 12. Elections and politics in Ethiopia, 2005-2010 (Patrick Gilkes); 13. Making sense of Ethiopia's regional influence (Medhane Tadesse); 14. The Ethiopian economy: The developmental State vs. the free market (René Lefort); 15. Addis Ababa and the urban renewal in Ethiopia (Perrine Duroyaume); 16. The Meles Zenawi era: from revolutionary Marxism to State developmentalism (Gérard Prunier). [Abstract ASC Leiden.]
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