Donald Levine – American sociologist with expertise on Ethiopia passed away

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April 5,2015

Donald Levine – American sociologist with expertise on Ethiopia reportedly passed away at the age of 83.

Mr. Levine ventured to study Ethiopia in the 1950’s and has produced numerous books on Ethiopia. “Wax and Gold: Tradition and Innovation in Ethiopian” is one of his famous productions.

Donald studied Amharic language and was well versed in it.

He is revered by Ethiopian community in the diaspora and offered numerous commentaries on Ethiopian culture and history.

The late Donald Levine has featured much of his works on his website : Donlevine

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