Eritrea: Even the Stones are Burning

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The Red Sea Press, 1998 - Political Science - 278 pages
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Roy Pateman traces the Eritreans' response to Ethiopian occupation of their land and the origins of the war. He provides a survey of Eritrean history, with a special inside look at the military and other developments in the last two decades. Pateman examines the impact of U.S. foreign policy on the region and the people, the political ideologies of the independence movement, the tragic famine which took lens of thousands of lives, and the vision of the liberation fighters for a post-independence society. The book has been updated to provide readers with an insight into developments of the post-independence period.
 

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Contents

Is Eritrea a Nation?
3
Eritrea Ethiopia and the Red Sea
29
Resistance to the Italian Occupation
47
Elections under Britain and Ethiopia
67
Eritrea under the Dergue
77
Eritrea Ethiopia and the Middle Eastern Powers
93
The Eritrean Peoples Liberation Army
117
The Impact of Land Reform
157
Drought Famine and Development
179
Transformation and Independence
211
Free at Last
235
Index
271
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Pateman is a professor of International Relations and Comparative Politics, UCLA.

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