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Is there a good English-language book about Haile Selassie's rise to power? I'm particularly interested in the strife he had with the various other nobles.

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The only book I know is The Emperor: Downfall of an Autocrat by Ryszard Kapuscinski and while it concentrates on the later years, it does have a little about his rise to power. Hence why this is a comment instead of an answer. –  Sardathrion Jun 13 '12 at 13:01
    
Please modify this question to aske for something specific to be answered. Any question that solicits sources, lists, discussion, or opinion are not appropriate for this site. I don't disagree that this is a pertinent topic for history, but if you choose to leave this in its current form it will be converted to a community wiki. –  Steven Drennon Jun 13 '12 at 14:57
    
@StevenDrennon, I'd be fine with this becoming a community wiki. –  Joe Jun 13 '12 at 16:26
    
@Sardathrion 's suggestion as well as a number of others are already listed on Haile Selassie's Wikipedia page. –  coleopterist Dec 12 '12 at 3:34