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Layers of Time: A History of Ethiopia Paul B. Henze

Layers of Time: A History of Ethiopia

Paul B. Henze

Published December 31st 2004
ISBN : 9781931253284
Paperback
372 pages
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Ethiopia is one of the oldest countries in the world. Beginning with the Aksumite Empire, this book traces the countrys expansion southward during medieval times, its resistance to Muslim invasion, and, under energetic leaders, the defense of itsMoreEthiopia is one of the oldest countries in the world. Beginning with the Aksumite Empire, this book traces the countrys expansion southward during medieval times, its resistance to Muslim invasion, and, under energetic leaders, the defense of its independence during the European colonization of Africa. Rather than exploring only the major figures--kings, princes, and politicians--this volume also includes insights on daily life, art, architecture, religion, culture, customs, and observations by travelers.