Black Nationalism and the Italo-Ethiopian Conflict, 1934-1936

  title={Black Nationalism and the Italo-Ethiopian Conflict, 1934-1936},
  author={W. R. Scott},
  journal={The Journal of Negro History},
  pages={118 - 134}
  • W. R. Scott
  • Published 1978
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Negro History
  • Determined to win Italy's long-coveted but elusive place in the sun along with the great imperial powers of Europe and to finally avenge her humiliating defeat suffered at Adwa in 1896, the fascist government of Benito Mussolini launched in October 1935 a brutal invasion of Ethiopia to establish a modern Roman empire in that independent African state. In open defiance of international law and world opinion, the Italian high command used indiscriminately all of its modern weaponry, including… CONTINUE READING
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