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Revolutionary terror campaigns in Addis Ababa, 1976-1978

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Between 1976 and 1978, urban Ethiopia became a site of collective violence. Rival campaigns of revolutionary terror were fought out, most notably in the capital city of Addis Ababa. Opposition forces launched targeted assassinations against the military regime and its collaborators, prompting the latter to widen early campaigns of repression into one of the most brutal reigns of state terror in modern Africa. Tens of thousands of Ethiopians, most of them young and many educated, lost their...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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uuid:4138b184-c6ef-4aeb-9eb2-62772b2ad80f
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ora:11550
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English
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