AFRICA


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


Eritrea
Ethiopia


Eritrea



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.

Eritrean Network Information Center.
Available online at: http://www.eritrea.org
General information about Eritrea.


Books

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

Abbay, Alemseged. Identity Jilted or Re-Imaging Identity? The Divergent Paths of the Eritrean and Tigrayan Nationalist Struggles. Lawrenceville, NJ, Red Sea Press, 1998. 250 p.
Book call no.: 956.5 A367i

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.
Eritrea, pp 109-112.
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

Ecology, Politics and Violent Conflict, edited by Mohamed Suliman. New York, Zed Books, 1998. 298 p.
Conflict Vs. Cooperation in a Regional Setting: Lessons from Eritrea by Arthur H. Westing, pp 273-285.
Book call no.: 363.70091724 E19

Hammond, Jenny. Fire from the Ashes: A Chronicle of the Revolution in Tigray, Ethiopia, 1975-1991. Lawrenceville, NJ, Red Sea Press, 1999. 456 p.
Book call no.: 963.4 H226f

Jane's Sentinel: Security Assessment: North Africa 2000. Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2000. 679 p.
Has general information about each country and detailed information about each country's defense.
Book call no.: R 961 J33 2000 Aug-2001 Jan

Kelly, Saul. Cold War in the Desert: Britain, the United States and the Italian Colonies, 1945-52. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 207 p. (Cold War)
Book call no.: 909.824 K

Killion, Tom. Historical Dictionary of Eritrea. Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press, 1999. 335 p. (African Historical Dictionaries, No. 75)
Book call no.: 963.5003 K48

The Military Balance 2000-2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 320 p.
Eritrea, p 269.
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.
Planning Tourism in a Reconstructing Economy: The Case of Eritrea by Peter M. Burns, pp 98-112.
Book call no.: 338.4791 P769

Post-Conflict Eritrea: Prospects for Reconstruction and Development. Lawrenceville, NJ, Red Sea Press, 1999. 362 p.
Book call no.: 338.9635 P857

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

Strategic Survey 2000/2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 1 vol.
Up and Down on the Horn, pp 254-263.
Book call no.: R 327 L8471s 2000/2001

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

Afwerki, Isaias. Efforts to Improve Quality of Life. Presidents & Prime Ministers 9:24 September-October 2000.
Excerpts from a speech given by President Isaias Afwerki partner at the Millennium Summit in New York on September 8, 2000.

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Ethiopia/Eritrea: UN Agrees Peacekeeping Force. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:7 October 2000.

Bazergan, Roxanne. Testing Times. World Today 57:6-8 May 2001.
Need for peacekeepers in Ethiopia and Eritrea to be tested for AIDS

Clinton, William J. Proclamation 7350-To Implement the African Growth and Opportunity Act and to Designate Eritrea As a Beneficiary Developing Country for the Purposes of the Generalized System of Preferences. Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents 36:2283-2285 October 9, 2000.

Clinton, William J. Statement on the Ethiopia-Eritrea Final Peace Agreement. Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents 36:3023 December 11, 2000.

Eritrea. Military Technology 25:271 World Defence Almanac 2000-2001.
Force structure.

Eritrea: Crimes Against the State. Africa Confidential 42:7 July 13, 2001.
"The President still claims he won the war as his regime wobbles around him."

Eritrea/Ethiopia: Peace at Last. Africa Confidential 41:8 December 8, 2000.
Reports a peace treaty will be signed on December 12.

Eritrea: Nervy. Africa Confidential 42:7 July 27, 2001.
Diplomatic problems in Eritrea.

Eritrea: Winter in Asmara. Africa Confidential 42:5-6 February 23, 2001.
President Aferworki is facing serious challenges from his political peers and therefore is retaliating by reducing the power of these peers.

Ethiopia/Eritrea: Appeal Fund. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:10-11 December 2000.
UN aid for those displaced by fighting between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Greenfield, Richard. Picking up the Pieces. West Africa No.4266:22 March 12, 2001.
Examines Eritrea after the war with Ethiopia.

Handshakes at Last. New African No.392:14 January 2001.
Presents the highlights of the Ethiopian-Eritrean peace deal.

Hope in the Horn. Economist 358:47-48 February 17, 2001.
"The creation of a United Nations buffer zone between Ethiopia and Eritrea should spell the end of a bitter border war. But some basic problems endure."

Hughes, Robin. Ethiopia, Eritrea Agree UNMEE Buffer Zone. Jane's Defence Weekly 35:17 February 14, 2001.

Iyob, Ruth. The Ethiopian-Eritrean Conflict: Diasporic vs. Hegemonic States in the Horn of Africa, 1991-2000. Journal of Modern African Studies 38:659-682 December 2000.

Mengistu, Ada. Uneasy Peace. World Today 57:9-10 May 2001.
Peace between Eritrea and Ethiopia.

Muffin, Tom. Ethiopia and Eritrea: A War of Attrition. Air Forces Monthly No.149:66-71 August 2000.

Patrolling the Line. Economist 356:46+ September 30, 2000.
UN troops observers arrive to inspect the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia.

Peace Watch 2000: The Year in Review. UN Chronicle 37,no.4:60-68 2000.

Reisman, W. Michael. Eritrea-Yemen Arbitration. American Journal of International Law 94:721-736 October 2000.
Reports the decision by the Arbitral Tribunal on borders between Eritrea and Yemen.

Shelby, Barry. Troubled Truce. World Press Review 48:25 March 2001.
Even after a peace treaty is signed there is trouble between Eritrea and Ethiopia.


Ethiopia 


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.

Cyberethiopia.
Available online at: http://www.cyberethiopia.com
Gathers news and information about Ethiopia.

 Books

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

Abbay, Alemseged. Identity Jilted or Re-Imaging Identity? The Divergent Paths of the Eritrean and Tigrayan Nationalist Struggles. Lawrenceville, NJ, Red Sea Press, 1998. 250 p.
Book call no.: 956.5 A367i

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.
Ethiopia, pp 113-115.
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

Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. Wonders of the African World. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. 275 p.
Ethiopia: The Holy Land and the Lost Ark of the Covenant, pp 64-107.
Book call no.: 960 G259w

Hammond, Jenny. Fire from the Ashes: A Chronicle of the Revolution in Tigray, Ethiopia, 1975-1991. Lawrenceville, NJ, Red Sea Press, 1999. 456 p.
Book call no.: 963.4 H226f

Identifying Potential Ethnic Conflict: Application of a Process Model, edited by Thomas S. Szayna. Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 2000. 329 p.
The Ethiopia Prospective Case, pp 193-237.
Book call no.: 305.8 I38

Jane's Sentinel: Security Assessment: North Africa 2000. Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2000. 679 p.
Has general information about each country and detailed information about each country's defense.
Book call no.: R 961 J33 2000 Aug-2001 Jan

Kelly, Saul. Cold War in the Desert: Britain, the United States and the Italian Colonies, 1945-52. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 207 p. (Cold War)
Book call no.: 909.824 K24c

Levine, Donald N. Greater Ethiopia: The Evolution of a Multiethnic Society. 2nd ed. Chicago, University Of Chicago Press, 2000. 231 p.
Book call no.: 916.3 L665g 2000

The Military Balance 2000-2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 320 p.
Ethiopia, pp 269-270.
Book call no.: R 355 L847m 2000/2001

State Building and Democratization in Africa: Faith, Hope and Realities, edited by Kidane Mengisteab and Cyrill Daddieh. Westport, CT, Praeger, 1999. 292 p.
Ethiopia: Missed Opportunities for Peaceful Democratic Process by Mohammed Hassen, pp 233-260.
Book call no.: 320.967 S747

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

Strategic Survey 2000/2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 1 vol.
Up and Down on the Horn, pp 254-263.
Book call no.: R 327 L8471s 2000/2001

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

2 Ethiopian Scholars Released from Jail. Chronicle of Higher Education 47:A42 June 22, 2001.

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Ethiopia/Eritrea: UN Agrees Peacekeeping Force. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:7 October 2000.

Bazergan, Roxanne. Testing Times. World Today 57:6-8 May 2001.
Need for peacekeepers in Ethiopia and Eritrea to be tested for AIDS.

Berhanu, Betemariam and White, Michael. War, Famine, and Female Migration in Ethiopia, 1960-1989. Economic Development and Cultural Change 49:91-113 October 2000.

Clinton, William J. Statement on the Ethiopia-Eritrea Final Peace Agreement. Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents 36:3023 December 11, 2000.

Copley, Gregory R. The End of the Ethiopian Facade: Meles Isolated as the Ruling TPLF Implodes. Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 29:nos.4-512-13 2001.

Copley, Gregory R. Ethiopia Pursues Federation with Djibouti. Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 28,no9:7 2000.

Copley, Gregory R. Instability in Ethiopia Compounds as Different Enemies Coalesce Anew, and Meles Weakens. Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 29,nos4-5:20 2001.

Dercon, Stefan and Krishnan, Pramial. In Sickness and in Health: Risk Sharing Within Households in Rural Ethiopia. Journal of Political Economy 4:688-727 August 2000.

Dercon, Stefan and Krishnan, Pramial. Vulnerability, Seasonality and Poverty in Ethiopia. Journal of Development Studies 36:25-53 August 2000.

Eritrea/Ethiopia: Peace at Last. Africa Confidential 41:8 December 8, 2000.
Reports a peace treaty will be signed on December 12.

Ethiopia. Military Technology 25:271-272 World Defence Almanac 2000-2001.
Force structure

Ethiopia/Eritrea: Appeal Fund. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:10-11 December 2000.
UN aid for those displaced by fighting between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Ethiopia: Lost Hope. Africa Confidential 42:8 May 18, 2001.
Explores the possible causes for the murder of Ethiopia's security chief, Kinfe Gebre Medhim.

Ethiopia: Storm after the Storm. Africa Confidential 42:4-5 May 4, 2001.
Political turmoil in Ethiopia.

Ethiopia: Women Protest. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:8 March 2001.
"The Ethiopian government is under growing pressure from home and abroad to overturn a law that allows men to get away with kidnapping and rapping young girls as long as they agree to marry them."

Gim-Gema in Ethiopia. Africa Confidential 42:6 February 23, 2001.
The government is being assessed with the military being included in the scrutiny.

Hakata, Michelle. Crackdown in Addis? New African No.397:16 June 2001.
Human rights activists arrested.

Handshakes at Last. New African No.392:14 January 2001.
Presents the highlights of the Ethiopian-Eritrean peace deal.

Helmer, John. Moscow Moving Back into Africa. West Africa No.4284:33 July 16, 2001.
The Russian government is canceling the debt of Ethiopia and Mozambique.

Hope in the Horn. Economist 358:47-48 February 17, 2001.
"The creation of a United Nations buffer zone between Ethiopia and Eritrea should spell the end of a bitter border war. But some basic problems endure."

Hughes, Robin. Ethiopia, Eritrea Agree UNMEE Buffer Zone. Jane's Defence Weekly 35:17 February 14, 2001.

Intelligence Chief Assassinated. West Africa No.4276:28 May 21, 2001.

International Restrictions Web Site Updated. Business & Commercial Aviation 87:30 December 2000.
Notes restrictions in airspace over Ethiopia.

Iyob, Ruth. The Ethiopian-Eritrean Conflict: Diasporic vs. Hegemonic States in the Horn of Africa, 1991-2000. Journal of Modern African Studies 38:659-682 December 2000.

Kigotho, Wachira. Academics in Ethiopia Are Again under Siege: Street Violence Follows an Armed Assault on the Main Campus of Addis Ababa U. Chronicle of Higher Education 47:A49-A50 May 18, 2001.

Lovgren, Stefan. Fighting Failures Legacy: UN Peacekeepers in Ethiopia Get a Good Start. U.S. News & World Report 130:28 May 14, 2001.

Meles and the Plotters. Economist 358:54 March 24, 2001.
Inspects the presidency of Meles Zenawi.

Mengistu, Ada. Uneasy Peace. World Today 57:9-10 May 2001.
Peace between Eritrea and Ethiopia.

Morell, Virginia and Wier, Nevada. The Blue Nile: Ethiopia's Sacred Waters. National Geographic 198:2-29 December 2000.
Seeks to discover the effects of the river Blue Nile on the people of Ethiopia.

Muffin, Tom. Ethiopia and Eritrea: A War of Attrition. Air Forces Monthly No.149:66-71 August 2000.

Patrolling the Line. Economist 356:46+ September 30, 2000.
UN troops observers arrive to inspect the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia.

Peace Watch 2000: The Year in Review. UN Chronicle 37,no.4:60-68 2000.

Post-Victory Turmoil. Economist 359:44+ May 26, 2001.
Discontent with the government in Ethiopia.

Putin Disarms Ethiopia. Current Digest of the Post Soviet Press 52:19-20 September 27, 2000.
"Ethiopia will not receive any more Russian arms or other military equipment until at least May 17, 2001. Vladimir Putin has signed a decree ordering Russia to comply with a UN Security Council resolution to that effect."

Safe Haven. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:28 May 2001.
Zimbabwe has extended former Ethiopian dictator, Mengistu Halle Mariam, asylum.

Shelby, Barry. Troubled Truce. World Press Review 48:25 March 2001.
Even after a peace treaty is signed there is trouble between Eritrea and Ethiopia.

Smith, Kevin and others. Participatory Risk Mapping for Targeting Research and Assistance: With an Example from East African Pastoralists. World Development 28:1945-1959 November 2000.
Studies the risks faced by pastoralists in southern Ethiopia and northern Kenya.

Strandberg, Peter. Oromo-the Forgotten People? New African No.398:17 July 2001.
The Oromo Liberation Movement struggles against the government of Ethiopia.

Thousands of Students Detained in Ethiopia. Chronicle of Higher Education 47:A45 May 4, 2001.

Zenawi, Meles. Relevancy of Brick-and-Mortar Issues. Presidents & Prime Ministers 9:10-12 November-December 2000.
Interviews Prime Minister Zenawi of Ethiopia.


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