Results 1 – 12 of 18 Ras Alula and the Scramble for Africa: A Political Biography: Ethiopia & Eritrea Dec 1, by Haggai Erlich. Ras Alula was one of the big men or Telek Saw who played a prominent role in the making of modern Ethiopia. He was famous enough to be lamented by a. Emeritus Professor Haggai Erlich gave a public lecture on Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Ethiopian Exile and Interreligious Conceptualization on March 18, .

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The other dimension is the role of students in politics. In he received his Ph. He served in the Nahal paratroops battalion and as a reservist fought in the battle on Jerusalem in Six-Day War.

It combines the study of the history of Arab-Islamic societies with those of other erkich in the region. It focuses mainly on the internal struggles of the Eritreans as they were interwoven with two simultaneous developments: A discussion of the special relations between what used to be a Christian empire and the Jewish state of Israel.

Court of jurisdiction is Hamburg, Germany. Views Read Edit View history. Both Italians and Ethiopians regarded Alula as the most persistent opponent of Italian involvement in Ethiopian affairs.

Prof. Haggai Erlich | The Lester and Sally Entin Faculty of Humanities

A collection of twelve articles which had been published in various journals, all revolving around the Ethiopian modern experience, and which in sequence constitute an attempt at understanding the country’s unique success at maintaining independence. Erlich as chief editor will cover the history of the region’s various states from to the s, each volume concluding with a succinct analysis to His studies on the Middle East deal mainly with the development of higher education and the role of students in politics.

The narrative follows stages of modernization culminating with the emergence of modern nationalists ideas and movements, and is accompanied by hundreds of short informative articles and hundreds of authentic illustrations.

Haygai studies on Ethiopia deal mainly with the internal ethnic dynamism between Tigreans and Amhara and the country’s political culture as a factor in Ethiopia’s survival in facing European imperialism. Israel Gershoni and Meir Hatina eds. Hosted By Hamburg University Press. The narrative also hagggai to explain the ability of this Christian dominated society to retain, over that long history, its political sovereignty in facing both imperial Islam and Western imperialism.


In the same context it analyzes Ethiopia’s home affairs of the time, mainly Tigrean-Shoan relations, the establishment of Asmara and late 19th century Erlch history.

The life and times of this great Ethiopian political figure of the 19th century in its vicissitudes reflects some of the major issues in his period.

Erlich Haggai, Middle Eastern and African History

An introduction by H. The second is the analysis and evolution of the basic mutual concepts and images which were shaped in earlier formative stages and have been reshaped in later confrontations to be transmitted to the conceptual reservoir of today’s Ethiopian, Egyptian and Arab nationalism.

Issues kindly supported by. Newsletter signup Name Email. The conceptual dilemmas of Ethiopia’s Christian establishments, of Ethiopia’s Muslim communities and of the Saudis are analyzed as they have developed along and influenced these processes.

He is the author of seven books, and has written extensively in various scholarly journals on Ethiopian and Middle East history and politics. The revival of Tigrean hegemony over Haaggai the military victories which guaranteed the survival Ethiopia’s independence; the rise of Menelik II and the great national victory near Adwa were all milestones in the Ras’s life.

This book was edited by Erlich with Israel Gershoni. The fourth part analyzes the communist revolution under Mengistu Haile Mariam to as a recycling of the medieval siege culture in a new erich, and argues that today’s opening to both the outside world as well as to internal diversity and free economy is the first authentic revolution in the country’s history.

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In the event of any conflict, the authors will promptly inform the havgai. Erlich heads a committee at the Open University, erllich with facilitating studies for Arab students; in this context, he is also in charge of translating ten of the courses in various fields into Arabic.


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In the Open University he also developed Ethiopian studies and for the purpose wrote three introductory books in Hebrew.

Haggai Erlich

Analyzing the legacies of old religious messages and their influence on modern strategic relations the book, based on new archival material, sheds new lights on an African-Middle Eastern drama which began with great promise and ended disastrously in Tracing the modern history of the region where the two religions first met, and where they are engaged now in active confrontation, this book surveys the political developments in the Horn of Africa since the late nineteenth century.

We promise to never spam you, and just use your email address to identify you as a valid customer. A Political Biography has all the ingredients of personal drama. The license is valid for both electronic and paper copies. Please help by adding reliable sources. Connect with us Facebook Twitter. Erlich, the general editor summarizes the flexible, non-essentialist nature of Ethiopia’s religiosity.

This also applies to text s and photo s from other sources; for these, the authors had obtained the necessary and required permission to reproduce any material that has already been published or copyrighted elsewhere. It is a detailed history of Ethiopia’s religious history, and a discussion of the Ethiopian interpretation of each of its three belief systems, their local institutions, and their inter-relations.

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Ethiopia being the main source of Egypt’s Nile, and Egypt being the main source of Ethiopia’s Haggau. With the submission, the author or authors hereafter authors certify and warrant, on behalf of themselves and their co-authors, that:. His thesis was on the tribes of Yemen and their role in the civil war.