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The First World War from Tripoli to Addis Ababa (1911-1924)

For a long time now it has been common understanding that Africa played only a marginal role in the First World War. Its reduced theatre of operations appeared irrelevant to the strategic balance of the major powers. This volume is a contribution to the growing body of historical literature that explores the global and social history of the First World War. It questions the supposedly marginal role of Africa during the Great War with a special focus on Northeast Africa. In fact, between 19...


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Note de l’éditeur

Cover image : Italian Motorized Border Patrol, Eastern Cyrenaica, 1916.
Courtesy of Col. Filippo Cappellano, Head of the Archivio dell’Ufficio Storico dello Stato Maggiore dell’Esercito, Rome.

  • Éditeur : Centre français des études éthiopiennes
  • Collection : Corne de l’Afrique contemporaine / Contemporary Horn of Africa | 6
  • Lieu d’édition : Addis Abbeba
  • Année d’édition : 2018
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 08 octobre 2018
  • EAN électronique : 9791036523786
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.cfee.1024
Shiferaw Bekele, Uoldelul Chelati Dirar, Alessandro Volterra et al.
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Histoire

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Histoire, XXe siècle, Afrique