African-Americans and the Italo–Ethiopian Crisis, 1935–1936: The Practical Dimension of Pan-Africanism

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Erhagbe, Edward O.; Ifidon, Ehimika A.;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 1430-1938)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15460/aethiopica.11.1.187
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies | Pan-Africanism; Imperial Ethiopia; Afro-Americans; Colonialism; History; Politics; Italo-Ethiopian Crisis; Mussolini | ddc:320 | ddc:960 | ddc:900

In a world where the Negro groped for recognition, Ethiopia (Abyssinia), with its ancient institutions and sovereignty virtually intact, was a symbol of racial pride and achievement. This Ethiopia was however invaded by Italy in 1935. It was a racial interpretation that... View more