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I Didn't Do It for You How the World Betrayed a Small African Nation

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ISBN-10: 0060780924

ISBN-13: 9780060780920

Edition: 2005

Authors: Michela Wrong

List price: $25.95
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Scarred by decades of conflict and occupation, the craggy African nation of Eritrea has weathered the world's longest-running guerrilla war. The dogged determination that secured victory against Ethiopia, its giant neighbor, is woven into the national psyche, the product of a series of cynical foreign interventions. Fascist Italy wanted Eritrea as the springboard for a new, racially pure Roman empire, Britain sold off its industry for scrap, the United States needed a base for its state-of-the-art spy station, and the Soviet Union used it as a pawn in a proxy war. Michela Wrong reveals the breathtaking abuses this tiny nation has suffered and, with the sharp eye for detail and taste for…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 6/14/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

As a foreign correspondent for Reuters news agency, Michela Wrong began her career reporting on papal pronouncements in Rome and fashion collections in Paris. She later moved to Africa, where she spent six years covering events across the continent for Reuters, the BBC and the Financial Times. She is now based in London.