AFRICA


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


Comoros
Congo (Brazzaville)

Comoros


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Internet Resources

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

Background Note: Comoros.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, November 2001.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5236.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

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.

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

Comoro Island's Leader Says Coup Failed. New York Times 151:A7 November 5, 2001.

Comoros: A Winner at Last. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:6 June 2002.
Colonel Assoumani has been elected president in Comoros.


Congo (Brazzaville) 


 Internet Resources

Background Note: Republic of Congo.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, June 2002.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2825.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.
Congo, p 132-133.
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.
Republic of Congo: Denis Sassou-Nguesso and Pascal Lissouba, pp 54-64.
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

Canby, Peter. Forest Primeval: A Month in Congo's Wildest Jungle. Harpers Magazine 305:41-56 June 2002.

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."

Clark, John F. Neo-Colonial Context of the Democratic Experiment of Congo-Brazzaville. African Affairs 101:171-192 April 2002.

Congo (Brazzaville). New Internationalist No.341:36 December 2001.
General information about the politics and government of Congo (Brazzaville).

Congo-Brazzaville: Back to Brazza. Africa Confidential 43:8 March 22, 2002.
Politics in Congo-Brazzaville.

Congo-Brazzaville: By Other Means. Africa Confidential 43:5-6 June 14, 2002.
"President Sassou Nguesso claims a mandate but has restarted the civil war."

Congo-Brazzaville: Flawed Presidential Election. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:8 April/May 2002.

Congo-Brazzaville: In Absentia. Africa Confidential 42:8 October 26, 2001.
"The latest leader accused in Belgium of 'crimes against humanity' is President Denis Sassou Nguesso."

Congo-Brazzaville: Long Wait. Africa Confidential 42:8 August 31, 2001.
Referendum to be held over a draft constitution.

Congo (Republic of the Congo). Military Technology 26:272-273 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Ninja, Guitars and Dodgy Democracy. Economist 363:47 June 15, 2002.
"War bruised in Congo-Brazzaville."


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