The Dynamics Of An Unfinished African Dream: Eritrea: Ancient History To 1968 (eBook)
de Mohamed Kheir Omer
Sobre o livro
Eritrea is located in northeast Africa on the Red Sea coast and boasts one of the oldest human settlements in the region.One-million-year-old human remains have been found in the Danakil Depression in the country, which is home to one of the oldest-written scripts in sub-Saharan Africa: Geez. Eritrea was also pioneer in multi-party democracy in Africa and had a democratic constitution based on United Nations principles in 1952.But it is also home to one of the earliest armed liberation movements in Africa a conflict that Mohamed Kheir Omer witnessed firsthand, having grown up in Eritrea as a member of the Eritrean Liberation Front (ELF).In this book, he traces the history of the country, exploring how ethnicity, religion, geography, colonialism, and other factors have shaped its fate and what must be done to ensure its people enjoy a brighter future.The history of Eritrea is similar to others on the continent, and its people continue to struggle to build a just, democratic, and inclusive country.