International Journal of Ethiopian Studies [III:1] [978-1-59907-024-7]


Author : Elias Wondimu

ISBN Code : 978-1-59907-024-7
Language : English
Pages number : 170
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. Political Violence, Terrorism and U.S. Foreign Policy in the Horn of Africa: Causes, Effects, Prospects. By Alem Hailu
  2.  á‹¨áŠ¢á‰µá‹®áŒµá‹« ጊዜ ግንዛቤና ዘመናዊነት በመሳይ ከበደ
  3. Ethiopia, Japan, and Jamaica: A Century of Globally Linked Modernizations. By Donald N. Levine
  4. Implications of the 2005 Elections for Ethiopian Citizenship and State Legitimacy. By Lahra Smith
  5. The Ethiopian Voter: An Assessment of Economic and Ethnic Influences with Survey Data. By Leonardo R. Arriola
  6. What Good is Technical Assistance? A problem illustrated with an example from Ethiopia. By Reidulf Molvaer
  7. Ethiopian Noblemen Seated on a Royal Couch – and Dancing Girls at Däbrä Tabor: Saint Simonian Ethnographic Curiosities. By Richard Pankhurst 

Review Essays:

  1. Paulos Milkias, Haile Selassie, Western Education and Political Revolution in Ethiopia. By Messay Kebede 

In Memorium

  1. Wolf Leslau
  2. Mekonen Bishaw

Bibliography: Year 2003, Compiled by Thomas P. Ofcansky

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