AFRICA


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


Burkina Faso
Burundi

Burkina Faso


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 Internet Resources

Background Note: Burkina Faso.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, November 2001.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2834.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.
Last accessed: September 17, 2002.


 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.
Burkina Faso, p 131.
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

Rake, Allen. African Leaders: Guiding the New Millennium. Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press, 2001. 261 p.
Burkina Faso: Blaise Compaore, pp 22-27.
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

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Burkina Faso: Jungle Justice for Robbers. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:6 March 2002.
Investigation of the murder of more than 150 suspected criminals.

Burkina Faso. Military Technology 26:269 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Burkina Faso: On Blaise's Trail. Africa Confidential 42:8 October 26, 2001.
"Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore is the latest in a series of African leaders on overseas visits to be carried by human rights organisations."

Burkina Faso: Uncharted Waters. Africa Confidential 43:8 February 22, 2002.
Human rights abuses in Burkina Faso.

Kouamouo, Theophile. Trouble in the Hospitable Land. UNESCO Courier 54:30-32 September 2001.
"Xenophobia has gained a foothold in Cote D'Ivoire: overcrowded land, common law and economic crisis has spawned a "pro-Ivorian" move that is hostile to immigrants from neighbouring Mali and Burkina Faso."

Murder Revisited. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:40 November 2001.
Legal proceedings against President Compaore in the death of Norbert Zongo.

Ouedraogo, Brahima. Meningitis, an Annual Killer. West Africa No.4330:21 June 17, 2002.
"Researchers in Burkina Faso are seeking ways to control meningitis."

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

You'd Better Believe It. Economist 361:40 December 15, 2001.
Burkina Faso's fight against AIDS.


Burundi


Internet Resources

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.
Burundi, p 131.
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

Huband, Mark. Skull Beneath the Skin: Africa after the Cold War. Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 2001. 376 p.
Whispers and Screens: Tribes and Armies in Burundi, pp 81-96.
Book call no.: 960.32 H875s

Human Rights Watch: World Report 2002: Events of 2001: November 2000-November 2001. New York, Human Rights Watch, 2002. 670 p.
Burundi, pp 37-43.
Book call no.: 323.4905 H918 2002

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.

Jane's World Insurgency and Terrorism. Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2002. 890 p.
See table of contents to locate information about each country.
Book call no.: R 364.1 J33 2002 May-Aug

Journeys Through Conflict: Narratives and Lessons, edited by Hayward R. Alker and others. Lanham, MD, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001. 462 p.
Could Humanitarian Crises Have Been Anticipated in Burundi, Rwanda, and Zaire? A Comparative Study of Anticipatory Indicators by Barbara Harff, pp 81-102.
Book call no.: 327.17 J86

Scherre, Christian P. Genocide and Crisis in Central Africa: Conflict Roots, Mass Violence, and Regional War. Westport, CT, Praeger, 2002. 410 p.
Burundi-Rwanda's False Twin, pp 219-250.
Book call no.: 304.663 S326g

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

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Burkina Faso: Genetic Clue. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:6 December 2001.
Mutation protects some from malaria, but malaria is still a problem.

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Burundi: Peacekeepers Go in. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:7 December 2001.
"Nigeria will deploy 1000-man peacekeeping contingent to Burundi in December to try to prevent ethnic violence."

Burundi. Military Technology 26:269-270 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Burundi: A Sort of Peace. Africa Confidential 42:5-6 August 31, 2001.
"The Mandela peace deal is better than none but it's far from final."

Burundi: Alternating Currents. Africa Confidential 43:4-5 March 22, 2002.
"The government is transitional but the opposition fears its power is permanent."

Burundi/Congo-Kinshasa: Piecemeal. Africa Confidential 42:6-7 October 26, 2001.
"Nelson Mandela's plan annoys almost everyone but there's no alternative in sight."

Central Africa: New Year Hopes. Africa Confidential 43:6-7 January 11, 2002.
"Two peace deals and a crowded reform agenda point to a way out of the chaos."

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

Kimani, Wambui. Buyoya to Stay as Transition Leader. West Africa No.4287:20 August 6, 2001.

Kimani, Wambui. Tanzania Mediates with Last Fighters. West Africa No.4312:25 February 11, 2002.
"Burundi's peace agreement is incomplete while two insurgents parties are still fighting...reports on efforts to bring them round."

Misser, Francois. Unhappy Tutsis. New African No.402:18 December 2001.
Ill will remains between Tutsis and Hutus.

Plunging in at the Deep End. Economist 361:53 November 3, 2001.
"Why South Africa is sending 1,400 soldiers to Burundi."

Rieff, David. Suffering and Cynicism in Burundi. World Policy Journal 18:61-67 Fall 2001


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