AFRICA


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


Central African Republic
Chad

Central African Republic


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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.
Central African Republic, p 132.
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.
Central African Republic: Ange Felix Patasse, pp 45-49.
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

Adoko, K. Hope in the Midst of Despair. West Africa No.4306:28-29 December 17, 2001.
Central African Republic attempts to solve its many problems.

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. In the Dock. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:5 March 2002.
"Trial of former Central African Republic Defence Minister Jean-Jacques Demafouth and eighty people accused of organising a failed coup on May 28, 2001."

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."

Central African Republic. Military Technology 26:271-272 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Central African Republic, Enemy's Enemy. Africa Confidential 43:8 April 5, 2002.
As French troops withdraw from Central African Republic, Libyan and Sudanese troops move in.

Central African Republic: Pressing Patasse. Africa Confidential 42:8 November 9, 2001.
President Patasse struggles with political threats.

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

Jones, Lucy. Patasse's Friend from the North. New African No.408:12 June 2002.
Libya helps prop up the government of President Patasse.

Mayhem Amid the Mango Trees. Economist 361:46 December 8, 2001.
"The French pull out, as the Libyans move in."


Chad 


 Internet Resources

Background Note: Chad.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, January 2002.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5230.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.

Library of Congress. Federal Research Division. Country Studies: Area Handbook Series .
Available online at: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html#toc
"The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world and examines the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors".

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.
Chad, p 132.
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 Sentinel: Security Assessment: North Africa 2002. Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2002. 704 p.
Has general information about each country and detailed information about each country's defense.
Book call no.: R 961 J33 Iss.10 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

Rake, Allen. African Leaders: Guiding the New Millennium. Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press, 2001. 261 p.
Chad: Idriss Deby, pp 50-53.
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

Africa's Pinochet. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:40 November 2001.
"Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre now living in Senegal could be extradited if a third country can be found willing to hold a fair trial."

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Chad/Liberia: Human Rights Abuses. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:6 November 2001.
Amnesty International reports on human rights abuses in Chad and Liberia.

Brunet, Michael and others. A New Hominid from the Upper Miocence of Chad, Central Africa. Nature 418:145+ July 11, 2002.

Chad. Military Technology 26:272 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Chad: Desert Fox. Africa Confidential 42:6-7 November 9, 2001.
"President Deby wants oil, needs friends and fears prosecution."

Guterl, Fred and others. All in the Family. Newsweek 140:46-49 July 22, 2002.
"Scientists find the oldest fossil of a human ancestor ever-a 7 million-year-old skull that is shaking up theories of human origins."

Guyer, Jane I. Briefing: The Chad-Cameroon Petroleum and Pipeline Development Project. African Affairs 101:109-115 January 2002.

Lemonick, Michael and Dorfman, Andrea. Father of Us All? Time 160:40-47 July 22, 2002.
Fossil find that changes the view of man's ancestors.

Lowry, Richard. Into Africa...and out of OPEC-New Thinking on Oil. National Review 54:29-30 June 17, 2002.
States that the U.S. should begin pursuing new markets for oil including the West African market.

Michaud, Paul. Mankind's Oldest Home? New African No.399:13 September 2001.
Skull found in Chad that appears to be 6 million years old.

Stover, Dawn. Disappearing Lake. Popular Science 259:26 September 2001.
Investigates the dramatic shrinking of Lake Chad.

Useem, Jerry. Exxon's African Adventure. Fortune 145:102-106+ April 15, 2002.
Efforts to build an oil pipeline between Chad and Cameroon.

Vignaud, Patrick and others. Geology and Paleontology of the Upper Miocene Toros-Menalla Hominid Locality, Chad. Nature 418:152+ July 11, 2002.
Further information about the hominid fossil found in Chad.

Wood, Bernard. Hominid Revelations from Chad. Nature 418:133+ July 11, 2002.

Yates, Douglas A. and Gary, Ian. Will Kribi Be Another Ogoniland? West Africa No.4324:18-19 May 6, 2002.
Will pipeline cause problems?


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