AFRICA


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


Cameroon
Cape Verde


Cameroon


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

Anderson, Ewan W. Global Geopoltical Flashpoints: An Atlas of Conflict. London, Stationery Office, 2000. 391 p.
Cameroon, pp 69-70.
Book call no.: 327.101 A546g

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

Corruption and the Crisis of Institutional Reforms in Africa, edited by John Mukum Mbaku. Lewiston, NY, Edwin Mellen Press, 1998. 325 p. (African Studies, vol. 47)
Cameroon: Jump-Starting an Economy Crisis by Nantang Jua, pp 85-112.
Book call no.: 364.132096 C825

Jane's Sentinel: Security Assessment: Central Africa 2000. Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2000. 583 p.
Has general information about each country and detailed information about each country's defense.
Book call no.: R 967 J33 2000 Jul-Dec

The Military Balance 2000-2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 320 p.
Cameroon, p 263.
Book call no.: R 355 L847m 2000/2001

Multiparty Democracy and Political Change: Constraints to Democratization in Africa, edited by John Mukum Mbaku and others. Brookfield, CT, Ashgate, 1998. 333 p. (Contemporary Perspectives on Developing Societies)
Democracy and Democratization in Cameroon: Living with the Dual Heritage by Joseph Takougang, pp 195-218.
Book call no.: 320.96 M961

Peacebuilding: A Field Guide, edited by Luc Reychler and Thania Paffenholz. Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2001. 573 p.
Field Diplomacy Initiatives in Cameroon and Burundi by Luc Reychler, pp 90-97.
Book call no.: 303.69 P355

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

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

Takougang, Joseph and Krieger, Milton. Africa State and Society in the 1990s: Cameroon's Political Crossroads. Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 1998. 283 p.
Book call no.: 320.96711 T136a

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

Abbott, Joanne I. O. and Thomas, David H. L. Understanding the Links Between Conservation and Development in the Bamenda Highlands, Cameroon. World Development 29:1115-1136 July 2001.

Awasom, Nicodemus F. The Reunification Question in Cameroon History: Was the Bride an Enthusiastic or a Reluctant One? Africa Today 47:90-119 Spring 2000.
Reunification of Cameroon in 1960.

Burke, Kevin. Origin of Cameroon Line of Volcano-Capped Swells. Journal of Geology 109:349-362 May 2001.

Cameroon. Military Technology 25:266 World Defence Almanac 2000-2001.
Force structure.

Chad/Cameroon Oil Pipeline Goes Ahead. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:10 December 2000.

Clarke, Tom. Taming Africa's Killer Lake. Nature 409:554-555 February 1, 2001.
Plans to remove gas from Lake Nyos.

For-Mukwai, Gideon F. VOIP Speaks to Cameroonians. InfoWorld 22:68A November 20, 2000.
Telecommunications in Cameroon.

Fortner, Brian. Exploding Lake in Africa Vented with Siphon. Civil Engineering 71:25 April 2001.

Guichi, Marie N. ' Hundreds' Summarily Executed. West Africa No.4269:18-19 April 2, 2001.
Problems in Cameroon's largest city, Douala.

Halbwachs, Michael and Sabroux, Jean-Christophe. Removing CO2 from Lake Nyos in Cameroon. Science 292:438 April 20, 2001.

Horta, Korinna. Funding Big Oil in the Name of the Poor. Ecologist 30:special section, p 19 September 2000.
"The World Bank hails its support of an African oil project as a model for the future. Given the destruction of will cause, alarm bells should be ringing."

Hotspots! New Internationalist No.335:22-23 June 2001.
Examines oil exploration in Sudan, Chad and Cameroon, and Nigeria.

Jones, Nicola. The Monster in the Lake. New Scientist 169:36-40 March 24, 2001.
Efforts to reduce the levels of carbon dioxide in Lake Nyos.

'Killer Lake' Degassed. West Africa No.4262:25 February 12, 2001.
"An international team of scientists have begun siphoning toxic gas from Cameroon's toxic volcanic Lake Nyos."

Kirschke, Linda. Informal Repression, Zero-Sum Political and Late Third Wave Transitions. Journal of Modern African Studies 38:383-405 September 2000.
Uses case studies from Cameroon, Rwanda, and Kenya.

Mertens, Benoit and Lambin, Eric F. Land-Cover-Change Trajectories in Southern Cameroon. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 90:467-494 September 2000.

Musa, Tansa. Taming the Killer Lakes. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:35 June 2001.
Carbon dioxide and other toxic gases pose a problem for all that live near Lake Nyos.

Pickrell, John. Scientists Begin Taming Killer Lake. Science 291:965+ February 9, 2001.
Scientists are venting carbon dioxide from Lake Nyos.

Raeburn, Paul. A Gusher for Everyone? Chad Pipeline Could Help Investors and the Poor. Business Week No.3706:94-96 November 6, 2000.
Oil pipeline from Chad through Cameroon.

Wongibe, Emmanuel. Cameroon Rules the Airwaves, Uneasily. African Agenda 4,no.1&2:17 2001.
Radio in Cameroon.


Cape Verde  


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.
Cape Verde, p 264.
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

Cape Verde. Military Technology 25:266-267 World Defence Almanac 2000-2001.
Force structure.

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.


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