AFRICA


July  2001
Compiled by Joan T. Phillips, Bibliographer
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL


Benin
Botswana


Benin


Books

Please note: A call number beginning with "R" denotes a reference book.

Africa 2001, edited by Charles H. Cutter. 36th ed. Harpers Ferry, WV, Stryker-Post Publications, 2001. 273 p.
General information about each country including history.
Book call no.: R 916 D724a 36th ed 2001

Africa Contemporary Record, edited by Colin Legum. New York, Africana Publishing, 2000. 1 vol.
Review of the affairs in each country. See table of contents for pages.
Book call no.: 960 A2584 v.24 1992/94

Africa South of the Sahara 2001. 30th ed. London, Europa Publications, 2001. 1279 p.
For most countries includes: physical and social geography, history, economy, statistical survey, directory and bibliography.
Book call no.: R 916.7 A258 30th ed 2001

Congressional Budget Justification for Foreign Operations Fiscal Year 2001. Washington, United States. Secretary of State, 2000. 725 p.
For each country lists amount of various types of aid given plus the U.S. interest in that country, and objectives and justification.
Book call no.: R 355.0320973 C749 Fy2002

The Military Balance 2000-2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 320 p.
Benin, p 260.
Book call no.: R 355 L847m 2000/2001

The Statesman's Yearbook: the Politics, Cultures, and Economies of the World 2001, edited by Barry Turner. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 1985 p.
For each country gives information such as history, territory and population, social statistics, constitution and government, recent elections, current administration, defense, international relations, economy, energy and natural resources, trade, communications, social institutions, culture, and diplomatic representatives.
Book call no.: R310 St2 137th ed 2001

United States. Dept. of State. World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers 1998. Washington, GPO, 2000. 208 p.
Book call no.: R 355 A734w 1998

Periodicals

Benin. Military Technology 25:264 World Defence Almanac 2000-2001.
Force structure.

Benin Probes Child Slavery Ship Claims. Jet 99:40 May 14, 2001.
MV Etireno accused of transporting 200 child slaves.

Benin: Slave Ship Mystery. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:7 May 2001.
Investigates a ship that may have contained a cargo of slave children.

Debt-Too Big a Load. African Agenda 4,no.3:8-17 2001.
Looks at the debt of the Western African countries: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Benin, Togo, Senegal, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, and Mali.

Election Results (December 2000-March 2001). Journal of Democracy 12:178-180 April 2001.
Reports on elections in Cote D'Ivoire, Cape Verde, Benin, and Ghana.

Houngnikpo, Mathurn C. The Military and Democratization in Africa: A Comparative Study of Benin and Togo. Journal of Political and Military Sociology 28:210-213 Winter 2000.

Kerekou Wins Controversial Election. West Africa No.4269:26 April 2, 2001.

Magnusson, Bruce A. Democratization and Domestic Insecurity: Navigating the Transition in Benin. Comparative Politics 33:211-230 January 2001.

No Contest. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:35 April 2001.
Reports on elections in Benin.

Old Guards Race. New African No.395:11 April 2001.
Runoff election necessary in Benin for president.

Ship Children ' Were Slaves.' West Africa No.4274:27 May 7, 2001.

Slave-Ships in the 21st Century? Economist 358:41 April 21, 2001.
Discusses a ship from Benin that was thought to have child slaves on board. Also looks at child slavery in West Africa.

Strandsbjerg, Camilla. Kerekou, God and the Ancestors: Religion and the Conception of Political Power in Benin. African Affairs 99:395-414 July 2000.


Botswana 


Internet Resources

Inclusion of a link to a web site does not imply endorsement by the Air University Library or the United States Air Force.  All sites last accessed 25 November 2001.

Republic of Botswana: The Government of Botswana Web Site.
Available online at: http://www.gov.bw/home.html

 Books

Please note: A call number beginning with "R" denotes a reference book.

Africa 2001, edited by Charles H. Cutter. 36th ed. Harpers Ferry, WV, Stryker-Post Publications, 2001. 273 p.
General information about each country including history.
Book call no.: R 916 D724a 36th ed 2001

Africa Contemporary Record, edited by Colin Legum. New York, Africana Publishing, 2000. 1 vol.
Review of the affairs in each country. See table of contents for pages.
Book call no.: 960 A2584 v.24 1992/94

Africa South of the Sahara 2001. 30th ed. London, Europa Publications, 2001. 1279 p.
For most countries includes: physical and social geography, history, economy, statistical survey, directory and bibliography.
Book call no.: R 916.7 A258 30th ed 2001

Civil Society and the Political Imagination in Africa: Critical Perspectives, edited by John L. Comafoff and Jean Comaroff. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1999. 318 p.
Civil Lives: Leadership and Accomplishment in Botswana by Deborah Durham, pp 192-218.
Book call no.: 320.96 C582

Congressional Budget Justification for Foreign Operations Fiscal Year 2001. Washington, United States. Secretary of State, 2000. 725 p.
For each country lists amount of various types of aid given plus the U.S. interest in that country, and objectives and justification.
Book call no.: R 355.0320973 C749 Fy2002

Jane's Sentinel: Security Assessment: Southern Africa 2001. Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2000. 567 p.
Has general information about each country and detailed information about each country's defense.
Book call no.: R 968 J33 2001 Jan-Jun

The Military Balance 2000-2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 320 p.
Botswana, pp 261-262.
Book call no.: R 355 L847m 2000/2001

The Political Economy of Tourism Development in Africa, edited by Peter U.C. Dieke. New York, Cognizant Communication Corporation, 2000. 355 p.
Tourism Development in Botswana: Problems and Potential by Adams Dambe Chilisa, pp 154-166.
Book call no.: 338.4791 P769

Political Risk Yearbook 2001: Volume 4 Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by William D. Coplin and Michael K. O'Leary. East Syracuse, NY, PRS Group, 2001. 1 vol.
For each country includes information about political framework, economic framework, and forecasts.
Book call no.: R 956.05 P769 2001

Southern Africa Profiled: Essential Facts on Society, Business and Politics in Southern Africa, edited by Barry Turner. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 306 p.
Botswana, pp 185-198.
Book call no.: 968 S727

The Statesman's Yearbook: the Politics, Cultures, and Economies of the World 2001, edited by Barry Turner. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 1985 p.
For each country gives information such as history, territory and population, social statistics, constitution and government, recent elections, current administration, defense, international relations, economy, energy and natural resources, trade, communications, social institutions, culture, and diplomatic representatives.
Book call no.: R310 St2 137th ed 2001

The Uncertain Promise of Southern Africa, edited by York Bradshaw and Stephen N. Ndegwa. Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press, 2000. 424 p.
Democratizing the Administrative State in Botswana by John D. Holm and Staffan Darnolf, pp 115-150.
Book call no.: 968.00090511 U54

United States. Dept. of State. World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers 1998. Washington, GPO, 2000. 208 p.
Book call no.: R 355 A734w 1998

 Documents

Mmolawa, Zibo. An Evaluation of Botswana's Economic Growth. Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, June 2000. 83 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 M685e

 Periodicals

Adoko, Krispin. Botswana-Good Governance Pays off. West Africa No.4269:28-29 April 2, 2001.

Botswana. Military Technology 25:264-265 World Defence Almanac 2000-2001.
Force structure.

Botswana: Diamonds and Danger. Africa Confidential 41:4-5 December 23, 2000.
Problems in Botswana.

Botswana: Following Festus. Africa Confidential 42:7 June 29, 2001.
"The party congress season unleashes some political tensions."

Botswana: Grit That Glitters. Africa Confidential 42:6 July 13, 2001.
Downturn in the diamond market is hurting Botswana.

Botswana: HIV/AIDS Speech. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:8-9 January 2001.
President Mogae acknowledges the prevalence of AIDS in Botswana.

Botswana: HIV Disclosure. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:7 September 2000.

Campbell, Eugene K. To Say or Not to Stay: Perspectives on the Emigration Potential of Skilled Botswana. Africa Insight 30:48-55 October 2000.

Dahlberg, Annika C. Landscape(s) in Transition: An Environmental History of a Village in North-East Botswana. Journal of Southern African Studies 26:759-782 December 2000.

Fombad, Charles M. The Enhancement of Good Governance in Botswana: A Critical Assessment of the Ombudsman Act, 1995. Journal of Southern African Studies 27:57-77 March 2001.

Hakata, Michelle. 'Africa's Best Kept Secret.' New African No.396:13 May 2001.
President Mogae touts the success of Botswana.

Oucho, John O. Skilled Immigrants in Botswana: A Stable but Temporary Workforce. Africa Insight 30:56-64 October 2000.

See How We've Made It! New African No.395:13 April 2001.
Announces "the launch of a new programme to communicate the positive story of Botswana's management of its diamond industry."

Squire, P. J. Cognitive Levels of Teaching Agricultural Science in Senior Secondary Schools in Botswana. Education 121:597-603 Spring 2001.

Twyman, Chasca. Livelihood Opportunity and Diversity in Kalahari Wildlife Management Areas, Botswana: Rethinking Community Resource Management. Journal of Southern African Studies 26:783-806 December 2000.

Twyman, Chasca. Participatory Conservation? Community-Based Natural Resource Management in Botswana. Geographical Journal 166:323-335 December 2000.


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