International Journal of Ethiopian Studies [II, 1&2] [978-7-77458-926-9]


Author : Elias Wondimu

ISBN Code : 978-7-77458-926-9
Language : English
Pages number : 310
Format : Paperback; 6"x9"


International Journal of Ethiopian Studies (IJES) is an interdisciplinary, refereed journal dedicated to scholarly research relevant to or informed by the Ethiopian experience. IJES publishes two issues a year of original work in English and Amharic to readers around the world.

Established in 2002, the IJES is dedicated to the research and study of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa. The journal contains original articles, reviews, and features filled with relevant, in-depth information on important issues. It serves as a venue for the sharing and cross fertilization of research by scholars working on issues that matter to the region and promotes important voices internationally.



Elias Wondimu, Loyola Marymount University



Alemayehu Gebremariam, California State University, San Bernardi

Maimire Mennasemay, Dawson College

Theodore Vestal, Oklahoma State University



Fikru Gebrekidan, St. Thomas University


  1. Ethiopian Political Theory, Democracy, and Surplus History. By Maimire Mennasemay
  2. The Case for Deeper Economic Reform in Post-election Ethiopia. By Berhanu Abegaz
  3. Identity Politics, Citizenship, and Democratization in Ethiopia. By Tesfaye Aaron
  4. Ethnicity and Dilemmas of State Making: Ethnic Federalism and Institutional Reforms in Ethiopia. By Aklilu Abraham
  5. Ethiopic at the End of the 20th Century. By Daniel Yacob
  6. Enduring Issues in State-Society Relations in Ethiopia: A Case Study of the WoGaGoDa Conflict in Wolaita, Southern Ethiopia. By Data Dea
  7. The Masculinity Ethic and the Spirit of Warriorhood in Ethiopian and Japanese Cultures. By Donald Levine
  8. Ethiopia and Eritrea: Returning to War? By Martin Plaut
  9. The Dynamism of Religious Conversion in the History of Ethiopia: Some Reflections. By Hussein Ahmed
  10. Protecting the Semyens: Four Decades of Effort. By Paul Henze
  11. The Mystery of the Basque “Aeroplane of the Negus.” By Richard Pankhurst
  12. Tadesse Yacob1 of Cairo and Addis Ababa. By Shalva Weil 

Review Essays:

  1. Girma Kebbede, Living with Urban Environmental Health Risks: The Case of Ethiopia. By Ayele Bekere 

In Memorium

  1. Tsegaye Gebremehin
  2. John Spencer

Bibliography: Year 2001, Compiled by Thomas P. Ofcansky

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