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Author Jonas, Raymond Anthony.

Title The Battle of Adwa : African victory in the age of empire / Raymond Jonas.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  963.043 JON    AVAILABLE
Description x, 413 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. 1. The road to Adwa -- Courtly ambitions -- Listing toward Adwa -- Italy in Africa -- The price of liberty -- Black in service of white -- Africa in Italy -- "Something humiliating for my kingdom" -- pt. 2. The battle -- Menelik's march -- Amba Alage -- Stalled at Sauria -- Baratieri chooses -- Armies meet -- The center crumbles -- pt. 3. Aftermaths -- Despair, panic, pursuit -- The harvest -- The long march -- Sons and lovers and accidental anthropologists -- Menelik abroad -- Reckonings -- Rescues -- Passings.
Subject Menelik II, Negus of Ethiopia, 1844-1913.
Taitu, Empress, consort of Menelik II, Negus of Ethiopia, -1918.
Adwa, Battle of, Adwa, Ethiopia, 1896.
Italo-Ethiopian War, 1895-1896.
Italy -- History -- 1870-1914.
Ethiopia -- History -- 1889-1974.
Italy -- Foreign relations -- Ethiopia.
Ethiopia -- Foreign relations -- Italy.
Italy -- Colonies -- Africa.
ISBN 9780674052741 alkaline paper
0674052749 alkaline paper

 
    
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