AFRICA


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


Madagascar 
Malawi


Madagascar


 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

Ancestors, Power and History in Madagascar, edited by Karen Middleton. Boston, Brill, 1999. 360 p. (Studies of Religion in Africa)
Book call no.: 306.09691 A538

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.
Madagascar, pp 274-275.
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

Fafchamps, Marcel and Minten, Bart. Property Rights in a Flea Market Economy. Economic Development and Cultural Change 49:229-267 January 2001.

Madagascar. Military Technology 25:276-277 World Defence Almanac 2000-2001.
Force structure.

Madagascar: Political Eclipse. Africa Confidential 42:5-6 June 1, 2001.
Comments on plans by President Ratsiraka to provide special spectacles for his people to protect them from viewing a solar eclipse and his possible plans to run for a third term.

Marcus, Richard R. Madagascar: Legitimizing Autocracy. Current History 100:226-231 May 2001.

Peel, Michael. Blue Rules: Sapphires Create Chaos for Rural Communities. New Internationalist No.330:8 December 2000.

Senegal: Wade's Blue Wave. Africa Confidential 42:6-7 June 1, 2001.
"The President now has a supportive parliament as well as government."


Malawi 


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.

Facts on Malawi.
Available online at:
http://www.maform.malawi.net
General information about Malawi.

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.
Lake Nyasa (Malawi), pp 248-250.
Book call no.: 327.101 A546g

Common Security and Civil Society in Africa, edited by Lennart Wohlgemuth and others. Stockholm, Sweden, Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 1999. 216 p.
Aid and Politics in Malawi and Kenya: Political Conditionality and Donor Support to the 'Human Rights, Democracy and Governance' Sector, by Samantha Gibson, pp 163-179.
Book call no.: 327.17096 C734

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.
Malawi, p 275.
Book call no.: R 355 L847m 2000/2001

Phillips, Henry. From Obscurity to Bright Dawn: How Nyasaland Became Malawi: An Insider's Account. New York, Radcliffe Press, 1998. 252 p.
Book call no.: 968.97 P559f

Russell, Alec. Big Men, Little People: The Leaders Who Defined Africa. New York, New York University Press, 1999. 334 p.
The Last Days of a North London Doctor: Dr. Hastings Banda - Dictators and Democracy, pp 41-67.
Book call no.: 967.032 R961b

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.
Malawi, pp 210-222.
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

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

Englund, Harri. The Dead Hand Human Rights: Contrasting Christianities in Post-Transition Malawi. Journal of Modern African Studies 38:579-603 December 2000.

Malawi. Military Technology 25:277 World Defence Almanac 2000-2001.
Force structure.

Malawi: AIDS and MPs. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:6 September 2000.
"AIDS is blamed for the increasing number of deaths among members of Malawi's parliament."

Malawi and Its Limousines. Economist 357:60 November 11, 2000.
Reports a government crack down of corruption of government officials.

Malawi: Brown Bounces Back. Africa Confidential 42:4-5 April 6, 2001.
"Corruption, a coup plot, a third term and a new opposition."

Malawi: Ministers Sacked in Corruption Scandal. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:11 December 2000.
President Muluzi dismisses his entire cabinet over allegations of fraud and corruption.

Malawi: Naming Names. Africa Confidential 41:8 September 29, 2000.
While Malawi pleads for debt cancellation, government officials accused of embezzlement are named.

Malawi: Third Term Lucky. Africa Confidential 42:8 January 12, 2001.
President Muluzi appears to be planning to run for a third term, even though the constitution only allows two terms.

Malawi: Those Fatal Cars. Africa Confidential 41:3-5 November 10, 2000.
An aid dependent Malawi is faced with corruption in the purchase of 39 Mercedes-Benz limousines.

Masapi, Charles. Clouds over Banda's Estate. New African No.389:11 October 2000.

Mtika, Mike M. The AIDS Epidemic in Malawi and Its Threat to Household Food Security. Human Organization 60:178-188 Summer 2001.

Muluzi, Bakili. Malawi's Recommendations. Presidents & Prime Ministers 9:23 September-October 2000.
Excerpts from a speech given by President Bakili Muluzi at the Millennial Summit in New York on Sept. 8, 2000.

Thorold, Alan. Regionalism, Tribalism and Multiparty Democracy: The Case of Malawi. South African Journal of International Affairs 7:135-139 Winter 2000.

VonDoepp, Peter. The Survival of Malawi's Current History 100:232-237 May 2001.


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