Making Sense of the Past and the Present with People

by Tadesse E.A.

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 11/4/2014

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 580
ISBN : 9781452526072
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 580
ISBN : 9781452526065

About the Book

Ethiopia has experienced decades of turmoil. The founding fathers created Ethiopia to have prosperity, to have love for each other, and to have unity, but those who were taken aboard by force knew nothing, saw nothing, loved nothing, and only united to sort out all those goals through fighting.

In Ethiopia, author Tadesse E.A. offers a profile of Ethiopia, one of the world’s oldest and most complex countries. Part history book and part book of memoirs, it provides deep insight into the country. Based on Tadesse E.A.’s strong academic background, vast international experience, and identity as an Ethiopian, he presents a look at Ethiopia in a contemporary way. He

• shares his life experiences from childhood to adulthood in an unfinished country;

• deals with the forces of the past;

• highlights the challenges of the people and their struggle during the imperial era;

• discusses two long-running governments and the national election process; and

• offers insight into the nonstop struggles and challenges during the transition period.

Ethiopia melds the background of the past and the making of the present. It helps in the understanding of yesterday, which warrants many questions of its own, and today’s mood, the uncertainty, and the central fact of the ongoing fractures between Ethiopians. It shares the journey of Tadesse E.A.’s life and what his country and its people have meant to him.

About the Author

Tadesse E.A. earned a master’s of science degree in dairy production and management from NDRI India. He has worked as a lecturer and as an officer of operations assistant. In the last decade, he has been involved in social group activities and religious, community, and political group associations.