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Author Reminick, Ronald A.

Title Addis Ababa -The Evolution of an Urban African Cultural Landscape
Published Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (316 pages)
Summary As a relatively new urban landscape, Addis Ababa possesses a rich cultural history that continues to develop today. Drawing on numerous first-person accounts of Addis Ababa from its inception to the present day, as well as the author's own field research, this work traces the development of the city from a military camp to the fastest-growing city in Africa. Careful attention is given to all elements of Addis Ababa, including its people, customs, geography, economy, psychology and its place in global culture. This book presents a holistic and diachronic view of the city and sets the stage for
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Natural resources -- Ethiopia -- Addis Ababa.
Urbanization -- Ethiopia -- Addis Ababa.
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) -- Ethnic relations.
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) -- Economic conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773419004 (electronic bk.)
9780773419001 (electronic bk.)