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Title:The Role and Position of Foreign-Educated Interpreters in Ethiopia (1880-1889)
Author:Aleme Eshete
Year:1973
Periodical:Journal of Ethiopian Studies
Volume:11
Issue:1
Period:January
Pages:17-27
Language:English
Geographic term:Ethiopia
Subjects:interpreters
History and Exploration
colonialism
Education and Oral Traditions
Abstract:Successively the author discusses two categories of foreign-educated interpreters: 1. Arabic-speaking interpreters, who were employed at the courts of Ethiopian princes; some were Christian Abyssinians, others Moslems from the coastal or frontier regions, and even foreigners - 2. Ethiopian interpreters, educated in Europe, mostly on mission schools, Notes.
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