Title: Ethiopia & Eritrea
Author(s): Lonely Planet Publications
(Manufactured by), Jean-Bernard Carillet, Matt Phillips
Paperback: 404 pages
Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date: November 1st 2006 (first
published November 2003)
Awe-inspiring, beautiful and sometimes heartbreaking, Ethiopia and
Eritrea are not like anywhere you've been before. A realm of rock-hewn
churches, buzzing bazaars and untouched wilderness, the Horn of Africa
is truly unique. See the mist rising off the mountains, hear the gurgle
of children's laughter in the narrow streets of Harar, or catch a
glimpse of a wolf prowling under the thorn trees.
The Best Coverage - the only guidebook to comprehensively cover Ethiopia
and Eritrea and explain how to cross between them via Djibouti.
Read Up - all the details you need to travel the Historical Circuit,
including ancient cities in northern Ethiopia.
Bring Out The Adventurer - climb a rope, use toeholds or walk a ledge to
reach churches and hill-top monasteries.
Eat And Drink - know your "injera" from your "kitfo," and why the third
cup of coffee is the most important.
Travel Safely- we keep you worded up on the scams, health issues and
Title: A History of Ethiopia
Author(s): Harold G. Marcus
Paperback: Updated Edition, 335 pages
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: February 22nd 2002 (first
published September 30th 1994)
In this eminently readable, concise history of Ethiopia, Harold Marcus
surveys the evolution of the oldest African nation from prehistory to
the present. For the updated edition, Marcus has written a new preface,
two new chapters, and an epilogue, detailing the development and
implications of Ethiopia as a Federal state and the war with Eritrea.
Author(s): Galen Spencer Hull
Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: Children's Press(CT)
Publication date: March 1st 2005
Enchantment of the World is an outstanding choice for information on
countries around the world. In each book children have at their
fingertips information about each country's culture, religion, history,
people, government structure, wildlife, topography, and economy.
Full-colored maps, photos, and interesting sidebars complement the text.
Also included are a timeline, fast facts, and a to find out more
section. Ethiopia is one of the oldest nations on Earth. This ancient
land is rich in history, culture, and religion. Though mostly known as a
country that has suffered great adversity, it is rich in natural beauty
and has a diverse population and abundant national pride.