Professor Giglio, Antonelli and Article XVII of the Treaty of Wichalē

  title={Professor Giglio, Antonelli and Article XVII of the Treaty of Wichalē},
  author={Sven Rubenson},
  journal={The Journal of African History},
  pages={445 - 457}
  • Sven Rubenson
  • Published 1 November 1966
  • History
  • The Journal of African History
Contrary to Professor Carlo Giglio I maintain that article xvII of the Wic̣halē treaty was in the Italian text worded in such a way that it, if legally valid, limited Ethiopian sovereignty and created a relationship which in substance amounted to a protectorate. The Italian negotiator Antonelli who had drafted this text could hardly be ignorant of its implications, and by allowing it to remain unchanged at the same time as he signed a different Amharic version he created the imbroglio, whether… 
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