Ethiopia, Europe and Modernity: A Preliminary Sketch

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Crummey, Donald;
  • Publisher: Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 1430-1938)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15460/aethiopica.3.1.569
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies | History; Modernity; Diplomacy; Relations Europe-Ethiopia; Epistemology; | ddc:320 | ddc:380 | ddc:800 | ddc:900 | ddc:910 | ddc:960

This paper explores some of the issues of cultural epistemology which underlie the relations between Ethiopia and Europe.  It briefly explores the origins of modern diplomatic contacts, arguing that the appropriation of modernity increasingly became a central concern of... View more