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Bereket H. Selassie

Overview
Works: 38 works in 93 publications in 3 languages and 3,658 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Drama  Fiction  Political fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: DT367.8, 960.32
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Most widely held works about Bereket H. Selassie
 
Most widely held works by Bereket H. Selassie
Emperor Haile Selassie by Bereket H. Selassie( )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emperor Haile Selassie was an iconic figure of the twentieth century, a progressive monarch who ruled Ethiopia from 1916 to 1974. This book, written by a former state official who served in a number of important positions in Selassie's government, tells both the story of the emperor's life and the story of modern Ethiopia. After a struggle for the throne in 1916, the young Selassie emerged first as regent and then as supreme leader of Ethiopia. Over the course of his nearly six-decade rule, the emperor abolished slavery, introduced constitutional reform, and expanded educational opportunity. The Italian invasion of Ethiopia in the 1930s led to a five-year exile in England, from which he returned in time to lead his country through World War II. Selassie was also instrumental in the founding of the Organization of African Unity in 1963, but he fell short of the ultimate goal of a promised democracy in Ethiopia. The corruption that grew under his absolute rule, as well as his seeming indifference to the famine that gripped Ethiopia in the 1970s, led finally to his overthrow by the armed forces that he had created. Haile Selassie was an enlightened monarch in many ways, but also a man with flaws like any other. This short biography is a sensitive portrayal of Selassie as both emperor and man, by one who knew him well
Reimagining Pan-Africanism : distinguished Mwalimu Nyerere lecture series 2009-2013 by Wole Soyinka( )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the nineteen 60s and 70s, the University of Dar es salaam was recognised internationally as a great academic institution, and the site of anti-colonialist, anti-imperialist, socialist studies and activism. With the onslaught of neo-liberalism beginning with Structural Adjustment Programmes in Tanzania in the mid 80s, the university was one of its prime targets; subjected to numerous pressures designed to extinguish the flames of revolutionary scholarship and activism. The establishment in 2008 of the Mwalimu Nyerere Chair on Pan, Africanism with Professor Issa Shivji as its first Chairman, and the annual Distinguished Nyerere Lectures Series inaugurating annual intellectual festivals was, in Professor Shivji's introduction to this volume of collected lectures, the resurrection of radical Pan-Africanism at the University of Dar es salaam. The impact of the festivals and the lectures went well beyond the university community, as substantial number of the participants at these lectures and debates were citizen intellectuals, not part of the university community. The calibre of the distinguished lecturers speaks for itself; there could be no better representation of progressive African intellectuals honouring the legacy of Mwalimu Nyerere, than Professors Wole Soyinka, Samir Amin, Bereket Habte Selassie, Micere Githae Mugo and Thandika Mkandawire whose lectures are published in this book
The executive in African governments by Bereket H. Selassie( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and Arabic and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African countries; executive power; politics and government; influences; Eritrea; politics and government; 20th century
Behind the war in Eritrea by Basil Davidson( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International Symposium, London, January, 1979 . Includes documents of Eritrea Peoples' Liberation Front
Eritrea and the United Nations and other essays by Bereket H. Selassie( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Devil in God's land : an Eritrean play by Bereket H. Selassie( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a drama based on contemporary political realities in some African countries, which arrived at liberation through armed struggle. Eritrea (God's land, according to the ancient Egyptians) is an example of a country and society in convulsion because of the abandonment by its leadership, particularly among the ex-combatants, of the lofty principles of democracy, serving the people, equality and solidarity: aspirations that characterized the rhetoric of the revolution"--Back cover
Words that govern and other essays on law and politics by Bereket H. Selassie( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is a collection of essays that cover a range of topics on law and politics, culled from a long and rich experience of writing and continual participation in public affairs. The essays were, for the most part, delivered as key-note lectures given at international meetings in different venues in Africa, America and Europe. The lead essay on which the book's title is anchored--crime and punishment in America--is concerned with a persistently recurring social (and legal) problem in the United States that has eluded satisfactory resolution for generations"--
While waiting or working for change ... : things to do and pitfalls to avoid in Eritrea by Bereket H. Selassie( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deliverance : a tale of colliding passions and the muse of forgiveness : a historical novel by Bereket H. Selassie( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From colonial borders to African unity by Bereket H. Selassie( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conflict and intervention in the Horn of Africa by Bereket Habte Selassie( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on the future political system of Eritrea by Bereket H. Selassie( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wounded nation : how a once promising Eritrea was betrayed and its future compromised by Bereket H. Selassie( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume takes up the life story of the author from where first volume culminated. Through historical and political analysis Bereket lays bare elements that have contributed to Eritrea's descent from a stellar model of democracy and progress to a tragic abyss of dictatorship and isolation. His narrative is an historical and biographical testament of a man who had been part of the freedom fight and a process of constitution making that had earned admiration of a wide variety of observers and commentators. Combined together with the first volume, The Crown and the Pen the book is a must read for students of history and politics of Eritrea and the Horn of Africa region. Trust is a fundamental ingredient in human relations. People place trust in the government they elect expecting it to perform its duties according to promises it makes and pursuant to the law. But promises and laws are frequently broken, which raises issue of responsibility. That is why there are legal and constitutional requirements for accountability and transparency. This book's title and subtitle are indicative of bitter disappointment of the Eritrean public whose government of former freedom fighters broke its promises. A ratified constitution has been shelved and frozen for over thirteen years and Eritrea has been governed by one-man dictatorship contrary to all expectations, both domestic and international. In 1998, the country went through a devastating war with Ethiopia. The two countries have yet to restore normal relations over a decade later. In Eritrea's case, the situation of "no-peace-no-war" has subjected hundreds of thousands of youth to an endless forced military service. This has led to a mass exodus of scores of thousands of them defecting to neighboring countries. This condition, together with general dissatisfaction of the public has raised serious questions about Eritrea's future--Publisher's description
Eritra and the United Nation and other essays by Bereket H. Selassie( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating a constitution for Eritrea by Bereket H. Selassie( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American dilemma on the Horn by Bereket H. Selassie( )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Ethiopian story of love and revolution by Bereket H. Selassie( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mangeśt dāñenatenā yasaw mabt : (ʼaċer meremer) by Bereket H. Selassie( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in Amharic and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On government, judiciary and civil rights
United States Policy towards the Horn of Africa: The Balance of external and regional Interests by Bereket H. Selassie( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The oau and regional conflicts : focus on the Eritrean war by Bereket H. Selassie( )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Barakata ʾAb Habta Śelāsé

Barakata ʾAb Habta Śelāsé 1932-

Barakata ʾAb Habta Śelāsé 1935-

Bereket H. Selassie

Bereket H. Selassie 1932-

Bereket H. Selassie, 1935-

Bereket, Habte Selassie

Bereket, Habte Selassie 1932-

Bereket, Habte Selassie 1935-

Bereket Selassie African legal scholar

Berekete-Ab Habte Selassie

Berekete-Ab Habte Selassie 1932-

Berekete-Ab Habte Selassie 1935-

Habta Śelāsé, Barakata ʾAb

Habta Śelāsé, Barakata ʾAb 1932-

Habta Śelāsé, Barakata ʾAb 1935-

Selassie, Bereket H.

Selassie, Bereket H. 1932-

Selassie, Bereket H. 1935-

Selassie, Bereket Habte 1932-

Selassie, Bereket Habte 1935-

‏سلاسي، برخت هبتي.

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