AFRICA


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


Mauritius
Morocco 


Mauritius


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.

Government of Mauritius Web Portal
Available online at: http://ncb.intnet.mu/govt/index.htm
"One stop source of information and links to the official web sites of the Government of Mauritius."

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 Geopolitical Flashpoints: An Atlas of Conflict. London, Stationery Office, 2000. 391 p.
Tromelin Island, pp 342-344.
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

The Military Balance 2000-2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 320 p.
Mauritius, p 276.
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

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Mauritius: UN Seat. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:6 November 2000.
"Mauritius has been elected to represent Africa on the Security Council."

Election Results (September-December 2000). Journal of Democracy 12:180-184 January 2001.
Reports on elections in Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Mauritius, and Tanzania.

Laville, Rosabelle. In the Politics of the Rainbow: Creoles and Civil Society and Mauritius. Journal of Contemporary African Studies 18:277-294 July 2000.

Mauritius: Compensation Claim. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:7 February 2001.
Claims against the U.S. and UK for the eviction of people living on Diego Garcia in 1971.

Mauritius: Disproportional. Africa Confidential 41:4-5 September 15, 2000.
Election results made Aneerood Jugnauth Prime Minister again.

Wireman, Billy O. America, China, and Russia. Vital Speeches of the Day 67:495-498 June 1, 2001.
Speech delivered at the University of Mauritius.


Morocco 


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.

Arab Net.
Available online at: http://www.arab.net/morocco/index.html
General information about the countries of Algeria, Comoros, Djibouti, Mauritania, Morocco, Somalia, Sudan, and Tunisia.

Morocco Today.
Available online at: http://www.morocco-today.com
General information and news in English.

 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

Anderson, Ewan W. Global Geopoltical Flashpoints: An Atlas of Conflict. London, Stationery Office, 2000. 391 p.
Morocco, pp 227-229. 
Ceuta, pp 77-79. 
Western Sahara, pp 364-366.
Book call no.: 327.101 A546g

Diplomacy in the Middle East: The International Relations of Regional and Outside Powers, edited by L. Carl Brown. New York, I.B. Tauris Publishers, 2001. 365 p. (Library of International Relations)
Moroccan Foreign Policy by I. William Zartman, pp 207-217.
Book call no.: 327.56 D596

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

Jenkins, Everett, Jr. The Muslim Diaspora: A Comprehensive Reference to the Spread of Islam in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas Volume 2, 1500-1799. Jefferson, NC, McFarland , 2000. 415 p.
 Lists the rulers of Morocco on pp 330-331.
Book call no.: R 297.09 J52m v.2

Jilberto, Alex E. F. and Mommen, Andre. Regionalization and Globalization in the Modern World Economy. London, Routledge, 1998. 366 p. (Routledge Studies in Development Economics)
Morocco's Economy Between the Maghreb and Europe by Andre Mommen, pp 193-229.
Book call no.: 337.47 F363r

Layachi, Azzedine. State, Society and Democracy in Morocco: The Limits of Associative Life. Washington, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University, 1998. 120 p.
Book call no.: 320.964 L426s

The Middle East and North Africa 2001. 47th 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 915.6 M627 47th ed 2001

The Middle East Military Balance 2000-2001, edited by Shai Feldman and Yiftah Shapir. Cambridge, MA, MIT Press, 2001. 425 p. (BCSIS Studies in International Security)
"Provides the most detailed data available in open literature regarding the composition of the region's military forces."
Book call no.: R 355.033056 M627 2000/2001

The Military Balance 2000-2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 320 p.
Morocco, pp 148-149.
Book call no.: R 355 L847m 2000/2001

Pennell, C. R. Morocco since 1830. New York, New York University Press, 2000. 442 p.
Book call no.: 964.03 P413m

Political Risk Yearbook 2001: Volume 2 Middle East & North 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

UN Peacekeeping: A Documentary Introduction, edited by Michael Bothe and Thomas Dorschel. Boston, Kluwer Law International, 1999. 319 p.
MINURSO United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara, pp 155-156.
Book call no.: 327.117 U54

United States. Congress. Senate and House. Committee on Foreign Relations and Committee on International Relations. Legislation on Foreign Relations through 2000. Washington, GPO, 2001. 2 vols.
Western Sahara, p 621.
Book call no.: 327.73 L697L 2000

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

Barrie, Larry A. Human Rights in North Africa. Fort Bragg, NC, 4th Psychological Operations Group, May 1999. 26 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43151-243

 Periodicals

Capdevila, Gustavo. Sahrawi Activists Arrested. West Africa No.4274:24 May 7, 2001.
"The Moroccan authorities had detained two leaders of the Sahrawis-the people of the Western Sahara-to prevent them from testifying about the abuses before the UN Commission on Human Rights."

Children in the Boiler-Room. Economist 357:55 October 7, 2000.
Young children making carpets.

Damis, John. Sahrawi Demonstrations. Middle East Report 31:38-41 Spring 2001.
With a referendum no where in sight, Sahrawis and Moroccans living in the Western Sahara are being brought together by police repression.

Denoeuz, Guilain P. Morocco's Economic Prospects: Daunting Challenges Ahead. Middle East Policy 8:66-87 June 2001.

Dillman, Bradford. Facing the Market in North Africa. Middle East Journal 55:198-215 Spring 2001.
Examines economic reform programs in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia.

Draft Budget Forecast 8 Per Cent Growth Rate. MEED 44:20 November 3, 2000.

GDP to Rise 2.5 Per Cent. MEED 44:21 October 13, 2000.

Gray, Doris H. On the Move? Berber Women Seek a Place in Modern Moroccan Society. World & I 16:198-205 April 2001.

Ketterer, James. Networks of Discontent in Northern Morocco: Drugs, Opposition and Urban Unrest. Middle East Report 31:30-33+ Spring 2001.

Maghraoui, Abdeslam. Political Authority in Crisis: Mohammed VI's Morocco. Middle East Report 31:12-17 Spring 2001.

Media Ban Dashes Hopes for Morocco. Washington Report on Middle East Affairs 20:40 March 2001.

Morocco. Military Technology 25:247-248 World Defence Almanac 2000-2001.
Force structure.

Morocco: Names Outlawed. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:6-7 February 2001.
"The authorities' reinforced policy to outlaw Berber names and restrict Berber children to approved Arab and Muslim names is facing unprecedented criticism and widespread protest."

The Oil Club's Newest Member. Economist 356:54-55 September 16, 2000.
"Libya's ruler dreams of a United States of Africa, with himself as leader. His people are less enthusiastic."

Over the Sea to Spain. Economist 356:40 August 12, 2000.
"The short stretch of water between Morocco and Europe is an irresistible lure to many Sub-Saharan Africans as well to the Moroccans themselves."

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

Pelham, Nick. Conference Season. Middle East International No.647:19 April 6, 2001.
Discusses the Moroccan Association of Human Rights.

Pelham, Nick. Financial Coups. Middle East International No.643:18 February 9, 2001.

Pelham, Nick. God's Gift. Middle East International No.632:19 September 1, 2000.
High grade oil found in Morocco.

Pelham, Nick. Papers Unbanned. Middle East International No.642:14 January 12, 2001.
Two newspapers, Le journal and al-Sahifa return after being banned.

Pelham, Nick. Shuffling Hassan's Pack. Middle East International No.633:17 September 15, 2000.
King Hassan reduces the number of ministers in his government from 43 to 33.

Pelham, Nick. Widening Crack-Down. Middle East International No.640:16-18 November 24, 2000.
The government of Morocco reacts against protest.

Porter, Geoffrey D. From Madrasa to Maison d'Hote: Historic Preservation in Mohammed VI's Morocco. Middle East Report 31:34-37 Spring 2001.

Richards, Catherine. The Jury Is out. MEED 44:4-5 September 1, 2000.
Assesses the impact of King Mohammed VI of Morocco and President Bouteflika of Algeria.

Royal Gulag. Economist 358:46 January 27, 2001.
Publication of the memoirs of Ahmed Marzouki show the abuses suffered by rebellious army officers who were held in prison for 17 years.

Seoudy, Doaa. Morocco and Algeria: Better, not Bitter, Friends. Washington Report on Middle East Affairs 20:95-96 March 2001.

Shewen, Christopher. War Clouds Loom over Desert Wall. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:20-23 January 2001.
Predicts a return to war with the UN postponing the referendum on the future of the Western Sahara.

Shooting the Messenger in Morocco. Economist 357:52 December 9, 2000.
The government closes three independent newspapers.

Slyomovics, Susan. A Truth Commission for Morocco. Middle East Report 31:18-21 Spring 2001.

Sweet, Catherine. Democratization Without Democracy: Political Openings and Closures in Modern Morocco. Middle East Report 31:22-25 Spring 2001.

Thomas, Mark. Safe Only from Lenny Henry. New Statesman 130:30 March 12, 2001.
"From their exile in the desert, the Sahraouis are set to fight Morocco."

Triumph for Procrastination. Economist 357:52 November 4, 2000.
Offers little hope that a referendum will be held over the fate of Western Sahara.

The UN's U-turn. Economist 359:43 June 30, 2001.
"Has this UN's new plan for Western Sahara dropped self-determination?"

Want Some Weed? Economist 356:40 August 19, 2000.
Morocco's cannabis crops destined for Europe.

Western Sahara: Devolution Proposal. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:11 December 2000.
UN proposes that Morocco offer partial autonomy to Western Sahara.

Western Sahara: Double Standard. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:8-9 March 2001.
"The disclosure that the British government has issued an export license for spare parts worth 3.5 million pounds for artillery likely to be used by the Moroccan government in the disputed territory of the Western Sahara has caused and outrage."

Western Sahara/Morocco: Unending Endgame. Africa Confidential 42:4-5 May 18, 2001.
Situation in Western Sahara continues with no settlement in sight.

White, Gregory. Risking the Strait: Moroccan Labor Migration to Spain. Middle East Report 31:26-29+ Spring 2001.

Williams, Ian. Impasse Continues. Middle East International No.649:19-20 May 4, 2001.
No settlement for Western Sahara.


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