The Battle of Adwa

The Battle of Adwa

African Victory in the Age of Empire

Book - 2011
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In 1896 a massive Ethiopian army routed an invading Italian force and brought Italys conquest of Africa to an end. In defending its independence, Ethiopia cast doubt on the assumption that all Africans would fall under the rule of Europeans, and opened a breach that would lead to the continents painful struggle for freedom from colonial rule.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011
ISBN: 9780674503847
Branch Call Number: 963.043 J761b 2011
Characteristics: x, 413 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm


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