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Full-Text Articles in African Languages and Societies
Japan And Ethiopia: An Appraisal Of Similarities And Divergent Courses, Messay Kebede
Philosophy Faculty Publications
The idea of a comparison between pre-1935 Ethiopia with Japan before and during the Meiji Restoration arouses contradictory reactions among students of Ethiopia. Some find the idea indefensible, others judge it quite reasonable and instructive. Those who reject the parallel do so by emphasizing the social gap which separated Japan and Ethiopia, while those who welcome the idea base their arguments on historical similarities and on the identity of objectives of their respective modernizing circles. Thus, among the first group, Shiferaw Bekele contests the seriousness of a parallel between Japan and Ethiopia, arguing that the Ethiopian leaders had only a ...
Ebonics: The Political Process Through A Glass Darkly, Editor
International Bulletin of Political Psychology
The author discusses the ebonics (black English) controversy.