Revolutionary Ethiopia: From Empire to People's Republic

Revolutionary Ethiopia: From Empire to People's Republic

By: Edmond J. Keller (author)Paperback

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... an excellent, comprehensive account of the Ethiopian revolution... essential for anyone who wishes to understand revolutionary Ethiopia." -Perspective This masterly history deals with the Emperor and the Dergue... on their own terms.... [Keller] buttresses his analysis with careful and useful detail." -Foreign Affairs Keller's analytic grasp of the complex features of Ethiopian history and society from a wide range of sources is remarkable." -African Affairs


List of Tables Acknowledgments Introduction: Revolutionary Ethiopia Part One: Toward a Theory of the Revolutionary Transformation of the Ethiopian Empire Chapter I Ethiopia as a Bureaucratic Empire Chapter II The Structure of Politics Chapter III Policy and the Politics of Survival in the Absolutist State Chapter IV The Political Economy of a Modernizing Bureaucratic Empire Part Two: The Genesis of Revolution Chapter V Development and Social Contradictions, The Seeds of Revolution Chapter VI Politics, Economics, and Class Conflict, The Precipitating Causes of Revolution Part Three: Revolution in the Revolution: The Dilemmas of the New Order Chapter VII The Quest for a New Social Myth Chapter VIII Socialism from Above?, Power Consolidation in a "Soft State" Chapter IX Toward Economic Socialization Chapter X Feudalism Is Dead! Long Live Dependence! Notes Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780253206466
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780253206466
  • weight: 508
  • ISBN10: 0253206464

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