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Ian Campbell

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780190674724

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190674724.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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The Addis Ababa Massacre
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Ian Campbell

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190674724.003.0001

On this cool February morning the coarse, unkempt field grass on the steep slopes above the Qechené River—at this time of year little more than a stream—looks much as it did in the 1880s, when King Menelik of Shewa first broke ground to begin building on the hilltop with its commanding vistas across the vast plain below to accommodate his new capital of Addis Ababa. In the morning mist a distant dog barks, and a few early risers on the road pull their ...

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