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anniversary of the collapse of, central and Eastern, european empires at the end of WWI has generated increasing interest in history.
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Ethiopia suffered from the 1531 invasion from neighbouring Muslim Adal Sultanate, and in 1769 entered the Zemene Mesafint (Age of Princes) during which the Emperor became a figurehead and the country was ruled by warlords, though the royal line later would recover under Emperor Tewodros. Cockburn, Andrew, "How to Start a Nuclear War: The increasingly direct road to ruin Harper's, vol. In Chkrabarti, Dilip. Citation needed In the 25th 21st centuries BCE, the empires of Akkad and Sumer arose in Mesopotamia. The Swahili Coast declined after coming under Portuguese (and later Omani ) control. Lee, Yun Kuen (2002). It had developed an advanced monetary economy by 1000. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
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