Traditional Institutions and Traditional Elites: The Role of Education in the Ethiopian Body-Politic

  title={Traditional Institutions and Traditional Elites: The Role of Education in the Ethiopian Body-Politic},
  author={Paulos Milkias},
  journal={African Studies Review},
  pages={79 - 94}
  • P. Milkias
  • Published 1 December 1976
  • Education
  • African Studies Review
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