AFRICA


July  2002
Compiled by Joan T. Phillips, Bibliographer
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL


Benin
Botswana

Benin


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Internet Resources

Background Note: Benin.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, December 2001.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/6761.htm

CIA World Factbook 2001.
Available online at: http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
General information about each country including a map.

Political Resources on the Net: Africa.
Available online at: http://www.politicalresources.net/africa.htm
Provides political information about each African country.

 Books

2002 Index of Economic Freedom, edited by Gerald P. O'Driscoll, Jr. and others. Washington, Heritage Foundation and Dow Jones, 2002. 428 p.
For each country lists information such as: trade policy, fiscal burden of government, government intervention in the economy, monetary policy, capital flow and foreign investment, banking and finance, wages and prices, property rights, regulation, and black market.
Book call no.: R 330.9 I38 2002

Aerospace Encyclopedia of World Air Forces, edited by David Willis. Westport, CT, AIRtime Publishing, 1999. 320 p.
Benin, p 130.
Book call no.: R 358.4003 A252

Africa 2002, edited by Charles H. Cutter. 37th ed. Harpers Ferry, WV, Stryker-Post Publications, 2002. 282 p.
General information about each country including history.
Book call no.: R 916 D724a 37th ed. 2002

Africa's Review 2000. 23rd ed. Saffron Walden, Essex, England, Walden Publishing, 2000. 328 p.
Book call no.: R 960 A25811 23d ed 2000

Africa South of the Sahara 2002. 31st ed. London, Europa, 2001. 1305 p.
Provides detailed information about each country.
Book call no.: R 916.7 A258 31st ed 2002

Countries and Their Cultures. New York, Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. 4 vols.
Book call no.: R 306.03 C855

Jane's World Air Forces, edited by Paul Jackson. Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2002. 551 p.
See contents to locate information about each country.
Book call no.: R 623.746 J33 No. 15 2002 Apr.

Rake, Allen. African Leaders: Guiding the New Millennium. Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press, 2001. 261 p.
Benin: Mathieu Kerekou, pp 12-17.
Book call no.: 920.06 R162a

Statesman's Yearbook: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World, edited by Barry Turner. New York, Palgrave, 2001. 2057 p.
Information about each country includes: key historical events, territory and population, climate, constitution and government, defense, international relations, economy, energy and natural resources, industry, trade, communications, social institutions, and culture.
Book call no.: R 310 St2 138th ed 2002

Statistical Abstract of the World, edited by Annemarie Muth. 3d ed. Detroit, MI, Gale Research, 1997. 1134 p.
Statistics for each country include geography, demographics, health, human factors, education, science and technology, government and law, labor force, production sectors, manufacturing sector, and finance, economics, and trade.
Book call no.: R 310 S797 1997

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations. Detroit, MI, Gale Group, 2001. 4 vols.
Provides general information about each country.
Book call no.: R 031 W927 2001 v.2

Periodicals

Bales, Kevin. Going Cheap. New Internationalist No.337:14-15 August 2001.
Includes mention of child slavery in West Africa.

Benin. Military Technology 26:268 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Derrick, Jonathan. Francophone States' Varied Fortunes in 2001. West Africa No.4307:15-16 December 24, 2001.

Idrissou-Toure, Ali. Family Code Gives Women More Rights. West Africa No.4332:17 July 1, 2002.

West Africa at the Crossroads. African Agenda vol 4,no.3:4-7+ 2001.


Botswana 


Internet Resources

Background Note: Botswana.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, May 2002.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/1830.htm

CIA World Factbook 2001.
Available online at: http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
General information about each country including a map.

Political Resources on the Net: Africa.
Available online at: http://www.politicalresources.net/africa.htm
Provides political information about each African country.

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

Books

2002 Index of Economic Freedom, edited by Gerald P. O'Driscoll, Jr. and others. Washington, Heritage Foundation and Dow Jones, 2002. 428 p.
For each country lists information such as: trade policy, fiscal burden of government, government intervention in the economy, monetary policy, capital flow and foreign investment, banking and finance, wages and prices, property rights, regulation, and black market.
Book call no.: R 330.9 I38 2002

Aerospace Encyclopedia of World Air Forces, edited by David Willis. Westport, CT, AIRtime Publishing, 1999. 320 p.
Botswana, p 130.
Book call no.: R 358.4003 A252

Africa 2002, edited by Charles H. Cutter. 37th ed. Harpers Ferry, WV, Stryker-Post Publications, 2002. 282 p.
General information about each country including history.
Book call no.: R 916 D724a 37th ed. 2002

Africa's Review 2000. 23rd ed. Saffron Walden, Essex, England, Walden Publishing, 2000. 328 p.
Book call no.: R 960 A25811 23d ed 2000

Africa South of the Sahara 2002. 31st ed. London, Europa, 2001. 1305 p.
Provides detailed information about each country.
Book call no.: R 916.7 A258 31st ed 2002

African Pastoralism: Conflict, Institutions and Government, edited by M.A. Mohamed Salih. Sterling, VA, Pluto Press, 2001. 311 p.
Sustainable Development and Resource Conflicts in Botswana by M.B.K. Darkoh and J.E. Mbaiwa, pp 39-55.
Book call no.: 333.74 A258

Booker, Salih and Minter, William. Great Decisions. 2002 ed. New York, Foreign Policy Association, 2002. 110 p.
AIDS in Africa: Is the World Concerned Enough? pp 71-80
Book call no.: R 327.73 G786 2002

Countries and Their Cultures. New York, Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. 4 vols.
Book call no.: R 306.03 C855

Jane's World Air Forces, edited by Paul Jackson. Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2002. 551 p.
See contents to locate information about each country.
Book call no.: R 623.746 J33 No. 15 2002 Apr.

N'Diaye, Boubacar. Challenge of Institutionalizing Civilian Control: Botswana, Ivory Coast, and Kenya in Comparative Perspective. Lanham, MD, Lexington Books, 2001. 189 p.
Book call no.: 322.50967 N337c

Rake, Allen. African Leaders: Guiding the New Millennium. Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press, 2001. 261 p.
Botswana: Festus Mogae, 18-21.
Book call no.: 920.06 R162a

Statesman's Yearbook: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World, edited by Barry Turner. New York, Palgrave, 2001. 2057 p.
Information about each country includes: key historical events, territory and population, climate, constitution and government, defense, international relations, economy, energy and natural resources, industry, trade, communications, social institutions, and culture.
Book call no.: R 310 St2 138th ed 2002

Statistical Abstract of the World, edited by Annemarie Muth. 3d ed. Detroit, MI, Gale Research, 1997. 1134 p.
Statistics for each country include geography, demographics, health, human factors, education, science and technology, government and law, labor force, production sectors, manufacturing sector, and finance, economics, and trade.
Book call no.: R 310 S797 1997

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations. Detroit, MI, Gale Group, 2001. 4 vols.
Provides general information about each country.
Book call no.: R 031 W927 2001 v.2

Documents

Dvorak, Milan. Obstacles to Democratization: Role of Civil Societies. Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, June 2000. 113 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 D988o

Periodicals

Botswana. Military Technology 26:268-269 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Botswana: Clinging to Their Way of Life. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:6 June 2002.
The San people are suing the government of Botswana for allegedly trying to change their way of life.

Botswana Defence Force: Stages Airborne Africa 2002: Twenty-eight International Teams. African Armed Forces, p 7, May 2002.

Botswana: Doing the Splits. Africa Confidential 43:8 January 11, 2002.
Politics in Botswana.

Cherry, Michael. Botswana's AIDS Laboratory Squares up to HIV Pandemic. Nature 418:114 July 11, 2002.

Gewald, Jan-Bart. Il Negro, El Nino, Witchcraft and the Absence of Rain in Botswana. African Affairs 100:555-580 October 2001.

Good, Kenneth and Hughes, Skye. Globalization and Diversification: Two Cases in Southern Africa. African Affairs 101:39-59 January 2002.

Isaksen, Jan. Why Is Botswana Doing so Well? World Press Review 49:20 June 2002.

Kellett, Francisca. Government Vs the Khwe. New African No.402:19 December 2001.
Khwe people protest discrimination against their lifestyle.

Maundeni, Zibani. State Culture and Development in Botswana and Zimbabwe. Journal of Modern African Studies 40:105-132 March 2002.

Misser, Francois. Masire the Great. New African No.406:42-43 April 2002.
Profiles Ketumile Masire, the former President of Botswana and facilitator of Congo peace talks.

Molefe, Dorcas and Weeks, Sheldon. National Service-Is It a Thirteenth Year of Education? The Rise and Fall of an Innovation in Botswana. Africa Today 48:104-125 Summer 2001.

New Approach. Economist 359:36-37 August 11, 2001.
"AIDS-hit Botswana is trying free anti-retroviral drugs."

No More Hunting and Gathering. Economist 364:39 July 20 2002.
"Modern Africa leaves no space for nomads."

Osei-Hwedie, Bertha Z. HIV/AIDS and the Politics of Domestic Response: The Case of Botswana. International Relations 15:55-68 December 2001.

Sayila, Alfred. Foreigners Not Very Welcome. New African No.407:17 May 2002.
The government has many policies that discourage immigrants from remaining in Botswana.

Stoppard, Anthony. Botswana, the One Country Which Escaped LDC Status. African Agenda vol 4,no.4:16 2001.
"Botswana is the only country to move up from LDC (least developed countries) status to developing status."

Taylor, Michael. Shaping of San Livelihood Strategies: Government Policy and Popular Values. Development and Change 33:467-488 June 2002.
"Examines the livelihood strategies of San people in three villages on the northern peripheries of the Okavango Delta in Botswana."

Winkler, Danny. Land Rights Land Wrongs. Ecologist 32:22-24 May 2002.
"A report on what may be the last chance for the Kalahari's first people."


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