International Journal of Ethiopian Studies [VI:1&2] [978-1-59907-068-1]


Author : Elias Wondimu

ISBN Code : 978-1-59907-068-1
Language : English; Amharic
Pages number : 250
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 reagion and promotes important voice 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


Publication date: Spring/Fall 2011 - 2012


1. Abba Bahrey’s Zenahu LeGalle: Towards an Ethiopian Critical Theory. By Maimire Mennasemay

2. Evolutionary Grades Within Complex Societies: The Case of Ethiopia. By Donald N. Levine

3. From Adwa to OAU: Ethiopia and the Politics of Pan-Africanism. By Fikru Gebrekidan

4. Ethiopia’s role and foreign policy in the Horn of Africa. By Berouk Mesfin

5. Amharic Praise Poems Composed in Honor of Emperor Yohannes IV. By Getie Gelaye

6. Layer upon Layer: Understanding the Gambella Conflict Formation. By Jon Harald Sande Lie and Axel Borchgrevink


Book Reviews:

1. Ethiopia: The Last Two Frontiers. By John Markakis.

2. Taking the Place of Food: Khat in Ethiopia. Edited by Ezekiel Gebissa.

3. Ethiopia and the United States: History, Diplomacy, and Analysis. By Getachew Metaferia.



1. Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister, a Profile - by Elias Wondimu

2. Emperor Haile Selassie’s visit to President Nixon’s White House (1969). - Declassified U.S. government document


In Memoriam:

1. Meles Zenawi. By Theodore Vestal

2. Claude Sumner, S.J. By Maimire Mennasemay

3. Afewerk Tekle. By Rita and Richard Pankhurst

4. Mamo Wudneh. By Fikre Tollossa



Year 2008, Compiled by Thomas P. Ofcansky

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