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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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607 words
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Eritrea occupies a strategic position on the Red Sea in NE Africa. The coastal plain extends inland for between 16 ...

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The Oxford Companion to World War II

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2003

was an Italian East African colony from which Italian forces invaded Abyssinia in October 1935, after which it became ...

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Current Version:
2008
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History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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498 words

The modern state of Eritrea was created in the mid- to late-nineteenth century as a result of Italian colonialism. The ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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2009
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Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
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The history of Eritrea is deeply integrated with that of its neighbors Ethiopia, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt. The Semitic ...

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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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2004
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Social sciences, Politics
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769 words

The borders of present-day Eritrea were first drawn during Italian colonization (1889–1941). After three decades of war with ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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2003
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Religion
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109 words

Islam has been linked to Eritrea since the seventh century, when followers of the Prophet Muhammad sought refuge in the ...

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Encyclopedia of Africa

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Current Version:
2010
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Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies, History, Regional and National History
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3,883 words
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Eritrea is one of the world’s newest nations, and also one of its poorest. Small and drought-prone, it boasts few ...

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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Current Version:
2009
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Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
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4,780 words

Eritrea emerged as Africa's newest recognized nation in 1993 after more than a century of conquest and occupation by foreign ...

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