Getachew Metaferia’s book provides a most comprehensive history of American–Ethiopian relations over the past century. His account provides new insights on that history, the relationship during the Carter presidency, and on the role of the Ethiopian diaspora. It also offers the reader some provocative analyses, particularly of the post-Derg years.
Friday, June 5, 2009
I was blurbed in the recent book Ethiopia and the United States: History, Diplomacy, and Analysis by Getachew Metaferia, professor of political science at Morgan State University. The book covers much of the same territory that I cover in the introduction to The 1903 Skinner Mission to Ethiopia & A Century of Ethiopian-American Relations. Here's what I said about the book in the blurb: