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  • His band name Adowa is from a famous Ethiopian battle, a tribute his Ethiopian grandpa.

    Jammin Reggae Archives

  • His band name Adowa is from a famous Ethiopian battle, a tribute his Ethiopian grandpa.

    Jammin Reggae Archives

  • Verbal inspiration may enter the berth of a mariner on board a ship frozen fast in a river in the middle of a town; and since saints are supposed to look benignantly on humble believers, I indulge in the pleasant fancy that the shade of old Flaubert -- who imagined himself to be (among other things) a descendant of Vikings -- might have hovered with amused interest over the docks of a 2,000-ton steamer called the Adowa, on board of which, gripped by the inclement winter alongside a quay in Rouen, the tenth chapter of "Almayer's Folly" was begun.

    A Personal Record

  • Verbal inspiration may enter the berth of a mariner on board a ship frozen fast in a river in the middle of a town; and since saints are supposed to look benignantly on humble believers, I indulge in the pleasant fancy that the shade of old Flaubert -- who imagined himself to be (among other things) a descendant of Vikings -- might have hovered with amused interest over the docks of a 2,000-ton steamer called the Adowa, on board of which, gripped by the inclement winter alongside a quay in Rouen, the tenth chapter of "Almayer's Folly" was begun.

    A Personal Record

  • Verbal inspiration may enter the berth of a mariner on board a ship frozen fast in a river in the middle of a town; and since saints are supposed to look benignantly on humble believers, I indulge in the pleasant fancy that the shade of old Flaubert -- who imagined himself to be (amongst other things) a descendant of Vikings -- might have hovered with amused interest over the decks of a 2000-ton steamer called the "Adowa," on board of which, gripped by the inclement winter alongside a quay in Rouen, the tenth chapter of "Almayer's Folly" was begun.

    Some Reminiscences

  • (Ethiopia's defeat of the Italians at the Battle of Adowa, in 1896, meant the country remained, for all intents and purposes, independent until the Italian invasion of 1935.)

    'Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa'

  • FIVE DAYS AFTER Marchand received his marching orders, King Menelik of Abyssinia used his new French rifles to devastate an Italian army in the hills above Adowa.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • FIVE DAYS AFTER Marchand received his marching orders, King Menelik of Abyssinia used his new French rifles to devastate an Italian army in the hills above Adowa.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • FIVE DAYS AFTER Marchand received his marching orders, King Menelik of Abyssinia used his new French rifles to devastate an Italian army in the hills above Adowa.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • Italian armies at the Battle of Adowa, inspiring legions of African patriots who were not prepared to endure colonial subjugation.

    Address at the 40th anniversary of Inkosi Albert Luthuli's passing away

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