Results 1 – 12 of 18 Ras Alula and the Scramble for Africa: A Political Biography: Ethiopia & Eritrea Dec 1, by Haggai Erlich. Ras Alula was one of the big men or Telek Saw who played a prominent role in the making of modern Ethiopia. He was famous enough to be lamented by a. Emeritus Professor Haggai Erlich gave a public lecture on Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Ethiopian Exile and Interreligious Conceptualization on March 18, .

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An analytical survey of Ethiopia’s history from early Aksumite period to today’s developments. Contributors who publish with this journal agree to the following license and copyright agreement: This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. The other dimension is the role of students in politics. A discussion of the relations between Ethiopia and the Oriental Middle East from medieval times to the present. Also available in print at the Harrassowitz Publishing House.

In this context the book analyzes Ethiopia’s relations with Egypt, the Mahdist Sudanthe Italians, and the British during the Scramble for Africaand attempts at explaining Ethiopia’s victories. Ethiopia, Egypt, and the Nile. Haggai Erlich was born to a working-class family in Tel Avivwas a hzggai of the leftist youth movement Hashomer Hatsair and studied in the Oriental Class of Tel Aviv municipality secondary school D.


The narrative follows the development of strategic relations errlich since Mussolini’s conquest of Ethiopia through the Ogaden War and local activities of the terrorism networks of the s. The license is valid for both electronic and paper copies.


Hosted By Hamburg University Press. It combines the study of the history of Arab-Islamic societies with those of other societies in the region.

Islam and Christianity in the Horn of Africa: A five volume history of the Middle East from 18th century developments in the Ottoman Empire to World War I, and the establishment of the modern states of the Middle East. The second is the analysis and evolution of the basic mutual concepts and images which were shaped in earlier formative stages and erlicg been reshaped in later confrontations to be transmitted to the conceptual reservoir of today’s Ethiopian, Egyptian and Arab nationalism.

However, the work will not be altered or transformed. The legal code of the Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4. Erlich’s work addresses important questions of contemporary interest. Haggai Erlich in One is the development and the evolution of the University as both a national concept and an educational institution.

It is a collection of 18 articles contributed by some of the world’s leading scholars of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia, of Islam and of Eastern Christianity. It demonstrates how initial Islamic and Christian concepts remain directly relevant in the region today. The content of the manuscript is completely free from copyright violation. Erlich studies focus on Ethiopiaon the modern Middle Eastand on the connections and the relations between these histories.

The narrative also attempts to explain the ability of this Christian dominated society to retain, over that long history, its political sovereignty in facing both imperial Islam and Western imperialism.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A biography of Ethiopia’s national hero, Ras Alulathe general and statesman who played a central role in Ethiopia’s struggle for survival in facing late 19th century imperialism. This also applies to text s and photo s from other sources; for these, the authors had obtained the necessary and required permission to reproduce any material that has already been published or copyrighted elsewhere.


Be the first to review this product! The conceptual dilemmas of Ethiopia’s Christian establishments, of Ethiopia’s Muslim communities and of the Saudis are analyzed as they have developed along and influenced these processes.

The Cross and the River: Sign in or Create an account. In the yaggai of any conflict, the authors will promptly inform the publisher. The fourth part analyzes the communist revolution under Mengistu Haile Mariam to as a recycling of the medieval siege culture in a new cloak, and argues that today’s opening to both the outside world as well as to internal diversity and free eflich is the first authentic revolution in the country’s history.

Haggai Erlich: The Cross and the River: Ethiopia, Egypt, and the Nile | Aethiopica

In so erlicu the series surveys developments in each of the major countries, but also attempts to narrate the history of the region as the home of a common Islamic-Arab civilization.

Ras Alula was one of the big men or Telek Saw who played baggai prominent role in the making of modern Ethiopia. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.

The license is valid for both electronic and paper copies. A detailed analysis of the development of higher education in the region combined with discussion of the rule of students in changing the Middle East along eight major historical junctures, from the rise of modern nationalist movements to the Arab Spring. The submitting author ensures that the manuscript erllch been approved by all the authors.