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The battle of Adwa: African victory in the age of empire
Raymond Jonas, Cambridge, MA, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011, xii + 413 pp. Ethiopian victory at the Battle of Adwa represents a watershed in modern African history. Yet, since Geo...
Disability Rights Activism in Kenya, 1959–1964: History from Below
Abstract: This article examines the early history of disability rights activism in Kenya. The transitional years from colonialism to independence were a period of great expectations. For persons with
Book Reviews
Morning coffee in the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology staff room during the mid-1980s was often enlivened by academic analysis of Australian Rules football’s changing shape. The old
Revolution and Genocide in Ethiopia and Cambodia (review)
  • F. Gebrekidan
  • Political Science
    African Studies Review
  • 1 September 2008
characterized by structural anarchy. It does not purport to explain the behavior of nonstate actors, the features of internal conflict, and rebellions aimed at capturing the state or, in the case of
The Horn of Africa and the Black Anticolonial Imaginary (1896–1915)
Because of opposite orientations in the movements of goods and peoples between the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean systems, historically there was little direct contact between the African world in the