Encyclopaedia Aethiopica: He-N

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Siegbert Uhlig
Isd, 2003 - History - 1211 pages
Following volume 1 (987 articles from letter A to letter C) and volume 2 (1061 articles from D to Ha) the present volume includes articles ranging alphabetically from He to N. The Encyclopaedia focuses on the cultural region consistingof Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti as well as parts of theSudan and Somalia. It additionally covers the relationshipsof the core zone with other regions, including Oriental andOccidental countries. The central thematic areas are history, languages, literatures, ethnology, religion, culture, societyand arts. While most of the articles gear towardshistory, many also cover recent political and economical developments.Biographic entries provide information on personalitieswho played an important role in cultural or sociallife, or who have contributed greatly to our knowledge of theregion. 275 authors from 40 countries have merged theirefforts to present known and innovative research results inover 1050 articles; illustrations and maps offer additional information. The use is facilitated by cross references as wellas comprehensive bibliographic references

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