The emperor's clothes : a personal viewpoint on politics and administration in the imperial Ethiopian government, 1941-1974 /
by Gaitachew Bekele.
East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, 1993.
iv, 206 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
087013325X (alk. paper)
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East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, 1993.
087013325X (alk. paper)
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Includes index.
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. . . An engaging personal account of a public service career n the period leading to the 1974 revolution. It ...persuades and provides real insight into the genuine noblesse oblige of the first generation of technocrats drawn from the social elite of the post- war period. -James McCann, Boston University
Table of Contents
Introductionp. 1
Family Backgroundp. 5
Italian Invasion (1936-1941)p. 23
Studiesp. 43
Early Careerp. 51
Department of Marine, Addis Ababa (1954-1957)p. 65
Assistant Minister (November 1957-December 1960)p. 79
Attempted Coup d'Etatp. 101
Governor of Bahr-Darp. 125
Ambassador (1963-1969)p. 143
Ministry of Posts, Telecommunication, and Transportp. 161
Cabinet Resigns (February 1974)p. 171
Epiloguep. 191
Indexp. 197
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