The Battle of Adwa: Reflections on Ethiopia's Historic Victory Against European Colonialism
In the 19th-century "Scramble for Africa," when the Europeans carved up an entire continent for exploitation, Africans won a solitary, shocking, glorious victory at Adwa (Ethiopia). The most celebrated military operation involving the Africans and the Eur.
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Chapter 3 Continuity and Discontinuity in Meneliks Foreign Policy
Who Was Civilized and Who Was Savage?
A Bulwark against European Colonialism and its Role in the PanAfrican Movement
as Illustrated by The Times of London for 1896
Chapter 7 Racist Discourse about Ethiopia and Ethiopians before and after the Battle of Adwa
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Page 48 - I said that because of our friendship our affairs in Europe might be carried on with the aid of the Sovereign of Italy, but I have not made any treaty which obliges me to do so, and today, I am not the man to accept it. That one independent power does not seek the aid of another to carry on its affairs your Majesty understands very well.44 The Italians, however, would not budge. Instead, they declared that "Italy cannot notify the other powers that she was mistaken in Article XVII, because she must...
Page 46 - XVII. — His Majesty the King of Kings of Ethiopia consents to avail himself of the Italian Government for any negotiations which he may enter into with the other Powers or Governments (per tutte le trattazioni di affari che avesse con altre potenxe o governi).