Ethiopia Through Russian Eyes: Country in Transition, 1896-1898
Red Sea Press, 2000 - 420 pages
Translated into English by Richard Seltzer, this is a compilation of two books originally published in Russian. The first, From Entotto to the River Baro, was first published in 1897 and consists of two short journals of expeditions in Ethiopia from 1896-1897, plus a series of essays which cover history, culture, beliefs, languages, government, the military and commerce. The second, With the Armies of Menelik II, is a journal of Bulatovich's second trip to Ethiopia from 1887 to 1898, during which time he served as an advisor to the army of Ras Wolde Giyorgis.'
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