Revolutionary Ethiopia: From Empire to People's Republic

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Indiana University Press, 1991 - History - 307 pages
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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

 

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Contents

Toward a Theory of the Revolutionary
13
The Structure of Politics
45
Policy and the Politics of Survival in
65
The Political Economy of a Modernizing
94
Development and Social Contradictions
131
Politics Economics and Class Conflict
164
The Quest for a New Social Myth
191
Socialism from Above?
213
Toward Economic Socialization
245
Feudalism Is Dead Long Live Dependence
264
NOTES
273
INDEX
303
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Robert A. Hill is professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles, and editor in chief of "The Marcus Garvey & Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers" Project in the James S. Coleman African Studies Center.

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