Jeff Pearce has worked as a talk show host, a magazine
editor in London's famous "City" district, and a journalism
instructor in Myanmar. He is the author of several novels published
in the United States and the United Kingdom under pseudonyms and
under his own name. He has also written several books on history
and current affairs. He lives in Toronto, Canada.
Richard Pankhurst has a doctorate in economic history from the London School of Economics. In 1962, he was the founding director of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies at the University College of Addis Ababa, and, in 2004, he was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to Ethiopian studies. He lives in Addis Ababa.