The Historical Geography of Ethiopia: From the First Century Ad to 1704

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British Academy, 1989 - Ethiopia - 331 pages
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The first comprehensive study of the historical geography of Ethiopia, this book surveys the political, economic, and cultural geography of the region from ancient times to the dawn of the 18th century. Based on classical, medieval, and later sources, the late Huntingford's volume is an essential guide to the locations mentioned in Ethiopian historical documents and literature.

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Contents

PREFACE
xv
NOTE ON TRANSCRIPTION
xxii
LIST OF OUTLINE GRID MAPS
xxviii
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About the author (1989)

Richard Pankhurst who has lived in Ethiopia for over thirty years, is Professor at the Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa. His most recent books include "A History of Ethiopian Towns from the Middle Ages to the Early Nineteenth Century" (1982) and "A Social History of Ethiopia" (1990), and "History of the Ethiopian Borderlands: Essays in Regional History" (1997).

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