ETHIOPIA History, Culture and Challenges

The compendium dealing with Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa was published October 2017

The compendium dealing with Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa was published October 2017

A compendium dealing with Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa: The topics covered include the country and its people, history, religion and culture, society and politics, the challenges of the present and future.

Also discussed are unique sites of medieval culture as well as stunning miracles of nature from the beginning of human history (“Lucy”) to the present.
Much more than a travel guide this volume includes articles written by 90 experts from 15 countries, chronological tables, charts, maps, references to additional literature and more than 100 colour pictures.

For businessmen, politicians, organizations, students and scholars; for anyone interested in Africa and eager to learn more!

A compendium comprising 100 articles structured into ten chapters, with photos, maps, a glossary and an index
Edited by Siegbert Uhlig (Germany),
David Appleyard (Great Britain),
Alessandro Bausi (Italy, Germany),
Wolfgang Hahn (Austria),
Steven Kaplan (Israel)

LIT – Michigan State University Press
2017, XI/369 pages

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Specifically, we are here to promote the endowed professorship by asking you for a donation in exchange for one or more volumes of the newly published book “Ethiopia – History, Culture and Challenges“.

Please make a donation of at least 33 Euros per volume (or the equivalent in other international currencies) to the following bank account:

account holder: Deutsch Aethiopische Stiftung
IBAN: DE29 2505 0000 0200 4692 78
transaction name: Endowed chair.

You can also use the form on the „Betterplace“ website (http://www.

or transfer the money via PayPal

When payment has reached the account we will send the book/books without shipping costs. Please e-mail your address to Please inform us, how many volumes you would like to receive, what amount you have donated and if you transferred the money via bank account, Betterplace or PayPal.