By Dan Connell,Tom Killion
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This moment version of the ancient Dictionary of Eritrea spans a number of millennia, beginning with the invention of a few of the earliest identified hominid continues to be and carrying on with directly to Eritrea's early encounters with Christianity (4th century) and Islam (7th century). the main target of this booklet, notwithstanding, is at the formation of the fashionable countryside lower than a succession of colonial powers, its 30-year warfare for independence, and its emergence within the Nineties as a brand new state.
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Historical Dictionary of Eritrea (Historical Dictionaries of Africa) by Dan Connell,Tom Killion