Greater Ethiopia: The Evolution of a Multiethnic Society

  title={Greater Ethiopia: The Evolution of a Multiethnic Society},
  author={Donald Nathan Levine},
Greater Ethiopia combines history, anthropology, and sociology to answer two major questions. Why did Ethiopia remain independent under the onslaught of European expansionism while other African political entities were colonized? And why must Ethiopia be considered a single cultural region despite its political, religious, and linguistic diversity? Donald Levine's interdisciplinary study makes a substantial contribution both to Ethiopian interpretive history and to sociological analysis. In his… 
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