King of Kings: the Triumphs and Tragedy of Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia.

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KING OF KINGS

THE TRIUMPHS AND TRAGEDY OF EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE I OF ETHIOPIA

BY ASFA-WOSSEN ASSERATE

20 [pounds sterling] HAUS PUBLISHING ISBN: 978-1-910376-14-0

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He was the scion of a dynasty that was reputed to descend from King Solomon, a pioneer of African unity and independence, a staunch confederate of the Allies in their fight against the fascist Axis powers in WWII and the messiah of the Jamaican Rastafarian movement.

Haile Selassie was a reformer and an autocrat, whose rule was brought to a brutal and ignominious end when he was toppled and murdered by communist rebels.

The impressive, dazzling and complex personality of Haile Selassie, King of Kings and Conquering Lion, is conveyed in this biographical...

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