AFRICA


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


Eritrea
Ethiopia

Eritrea


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Internet Resources

Asmarino.
Available online at: http://denbe.asmarino.com/asmarino/Links/index.asp
Brings together web sites on Eritrea.

Background Note: Eritrea.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, November 2001.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2854.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.

United Nations Dept of Peacekeeping Operations. United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea: (UNMEE).
Available online at: http://www.un.org/Depts/dpko/unmee/body_unmee.htm
"In June 2000, after two years of fighting in a border dispute, Ethiopia and Eritrea signed a cessation of hostilities agreement following proximity talks led by Algeria and the organization of African Unity. In July, the Security Council set up UNMEE to maintain liaison with the parties and establish the mechanism for verifying the cease-fire. In September, the Council authorized deployment within UNMEE of up to 4200 military personnel to monitor the cessation of hostilities and assistant insuring observance of security commitments".


Books

Aerospace Encyclopedia of World Air Forces, edited by David Willis. Westport, CT, AIRtime Publishing, 1999. 320 p.
Eritrea, p 136.
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 Interventionist States, edited by Oliver Furley and Roy May. Burlington, VT, Ashgate Publishing, 2001. 286 p.
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Insecurity and Intervention in the Horn by Christopher Clapham, pp 119-137.
Book call no.: 341.584096 A258

African Pastoralism: Conflict, Institutions and Government, edited by M.A. Mohamed Salih. Sterling, VA, Pluto Press, 2001. 311 p.
Research-Led Policy Deliberation in Eritrea and Somalia: Searching to Overcome Institutional Gaps by Martin Doornbos, pp 278-292.
Book call no.: 333.74 A258

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

Demobilization in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Development and Security Impacts, edited by Kees Kingma. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 268 p. (International Political Economy)
'Leaving the Warm House': The Impact of Demobilization in Eritrea by Eva-Marie Bruchhaus and Amamuel Mehreteab, pp 95-131.
Book call no.: 338.963 D383

Human Rights Watch: World Report 2002: Events of 2001: November 2000-November 2001. New York, Human Rights Watch, 2002. 670 p.
Eritirea, pp 49-53.
Book call no.: 323.4905 H918 2002

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 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

Pool, David. From Guerrillas to Government: The Eritrean People's Liberation Front. Athens, OH, Ohio University Press, 2001. 206 p.
Book call no.: 963.507 P821f

Rake, Allen. African Leaders: Guiding the New Millennium. Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press, 2001. 261 p.
Eritrea: Issayas Afeworki, pp 86-92.
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

Abadi, Jacob and Krischer, Jennifer J. Israel and the Horn of Africa: The Strategic and Political Imperatives. Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies 25:26-51 Winter 2002.

Bariagaber, Assafaw. Refugee Experience: Understanding the Dynamics of Refugee Repatriation in Eritrea. Journal of Third World Studies 18:47-70 Fall 2001.

Boundary Commission Ruling Hailed. UN Chronicle 39:69 June-August 2002.
Boundary Commission sets the border between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Dalton, Rex. Survey Overlap Impedes Fossil Hunters Study. Nature 415:463 January 31, 2002.
Dispute between American and Italian research teams over hominid fossil fields in Eritrea.

East Africa: Conflicting Agendas. Africa Confidential 43:5-6 January 11, 2002.
Evaluates the situation in East African countries.

Eritrea. Military Technology 26:275-276 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Eritrea: Crackdown. Africa Confidential 42:7 September 28, 2001.
"The President has gaoled the reformers ahead of the ruling party's congress."

Eritrea: Disarmed but Not Demobbed. Africa Confidential 43:6 June 28, 2002.
"People grow poorer and less free but the regime stands by its guns."

Eritrea/Ethiopia: Missing Badme. Africa Confidential 43:8 April 19, 2002.
Although both countries have accepted a boundary ruling, neither is happy with the solutions.

Eritrea: Hagos Head Home. Africa Confidential 42:8 October 12, 2001.
"Mesfin Hagos prepares to return home to near certain imprisonment for criticising President Issayas Afewerki."

Eritrea: Politics before Economics. Africa Confidential 43:6-7 April 5, 2002.
"After consolidating his power, President Issayas will turn to the anemic economy."

Kemp, Ian. Interview (with) MajGen Patrick Cammaert UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea Force Commander. Jane's Defence Weekly 37:32 January 23 2002.

Kibreab, Gaim. When Refugees Come Home: The Relationship between Statyees and Returnees and Post-Conflict Eritrea. Journal of Contemporary African Studies 20:53-80 January 2002.

Kigotho, Wachira. Eritrea Ends Student Work Program. Chronicle of Higher Education 48:A44 October 5, 2001.
Human rights groups protest the conditions of a work program for students of the University of Asmara.

Kigotho, Wachira. Student Program in Eritrea Turns into Forced-Labor Camp. Chronicle of Higher Education 48:A34-A36 November 23, 2001.
"Two die of heatstroke in the desert while working under 24-hour guard."

Luxner, Larry. Eritrea's Man in Washington. New African No.403:43-44 January 2002.
Interviews Girma Asmeron, Eritrea's ambassador in Washington.

Patel, Preeti and Tripodi, Paolo. Challenge of Peacekeeping in Africa. Contemporary Review 279:144-150 September 2001.

Street, Jennie. What Happened to Self-Reliance? New African No.400:12 October 2001.
"However, with the help of the UN agencies and the returning NGOs, perhaps Eritrea can in fact rebuild what was lost by this last war."

Suddenly, Dissident. Economist 359:39-40 August 25, 2001.
"After ten years, democracy stirs."

Tesfamariam, Donica. War Leaves a Shadow of Hunger over Eritrea. Contemporary Review 280:37-39 January 2002.


Ethiopia


Internet Resources

Background Note: Ethiopia.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, November 2001.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2859.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.

Cyberethiopia.
Available online at: http://www.cyberethiopia.com
Gathers news and information about Ethiopia.

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.

United Nations Dept of Peacekeeping Operations. United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea: (UNMEE).
Available online at: http://www.un.org/Depts/dpko/unmee/body_unmee.htm
"In June 2000, after two years of fighting in a border dispute, Ethiopia and Eritrea signed a cessation of hostilities agreement following proximity talks led by Algeria and the organization of African Unity. In July, the Security Council set up UNMEE to maintain liaison with the parties and establish the mechanism for verifying the cease-fire. In September, the Council authorized deployment within UNMEE of up to 4200 military personnel to monitor the cessation of hostilities and assistant insuring observance of security commitments".

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.
Ethiopia, p 137.
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 Interventionist States, edited by Oliver Furley and Roy May. Burlington, VT, Ashgate Publishing, 2001. 286 p.
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Insecurity and Intervention in the Horn by Christopher Clapham, pp 119-137.
Book call no.: 341.584096 A258

African Pastoralism: Conflict, Institutions and Government, edited by M.A. Mohamed Salih. Sterling, VA, Pluto Press, 2001. 311 p.
Participation and Governance in the Development of Borana: Southern Ethiopia by Johan Helland, pp 56-80. Resource Conflicts among the off Afar of North-East Ethiopia by Getatchew Kassa, pp 145-171.
Book call no.: 333.74 A258

Cohen, Herman J. Intervening in Africa: Superpower Peacemaking in a Troubled Continent. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 268 p.
Ethiopia: Ending a Thirty-Year War, pp 17-59.
Book call no.: 327.67073 C678i

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

Demobilization in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Development and Security Impacts, edited by Kees Kingma. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 268 p. (International Political Economy)
'From the Gun to the Plow': The Macro- and Micro-Level Impact of Demobilization in Ethiopia by Daniel Ayalew and Stefan Dercon, pp 132-172.
Book call no.: 338.963 D383

Erlich, Haggai. Cross and the River: Ethiopia, Egypt, and the Nile.. Boulder, CO, Lynne Reinner Publishers, 2002. 249 p.
Book call no.: 327.62063 E69c

Human Rights Watch: World Report 2002: Events of 2001: November 2000-November 2001. New York, Human Rights Watch, 2002. 670 p.
Ethiopia, pp 53-60.
Book call no.: 323.4905 H918 2002

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 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

Marcus, Harold G. History of Ethiopia. Berkeley, CA, University Of California Press, 2002. 316 p.
Book call no.: 963 M322h

Rake, Allen. African Leaders: Guiding the New Millennium. Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press, 2001. 261 p.
Ethiopia: Meles Zenawi, pp 93-97.
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

Vestal, Theodore M. Ethiopia: A Post-Cold War African State. Westport, CT, Praeger, 1999. 229 p.
Book call no.: 320.963 V583e

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

Zewde, Bahru. History of Modern Ethiopia 1855-1991. 2nd ed. Athens, OH, Ohio University Press, 2001. 300 p.
Book call no.: 963 B151h

Periodicals

Abadi, Jacob and Krischer, Jennifer J. Israel and the Horn of Africa: The Strategic and Political Imperatives. Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies 25:26-51 Winter 2002.

Boundary Commission Ruling Hailed. UN Chronicle 39:69 June-August 2002.
Boundary Commission sets the border between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Bush, George W. Digest of Other White House Announcements. Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents 37:1424 October 8, 2001.
Relates that the president spoke to Prime Minister Zenawi Meles of Ethiopia and President Daniel T. Arap Moi of Kenya concerning cooperation against terrorism.

Connery, William S. Second Zion: The Wonder of Ethiopia's Lalibela. World & I 16:184-193 December 2001.

Dawoud, Khaled. Taming the Nile Serpents. UNESCO Courier 54:30-31 October 2001.
"Guzzled by Egypt but generated in Ethiopia, the waters of the Blue Nile have long been a source of saber-rattling. A new plan might finaly put an end to the specter of the river war."

East Africa: Conflicting Agendas. Africa Confidential 43:5-6 January 11, 2002.
Evaluates the situation in East African countries.

Eritrea/Ethiopia: Missing Badme. Africa Confidential 43:8 April 19, 2002.
Although both countries have accepted a boundary ruling, neither is happy with the solutions.

Ethiopia. Military Technology 26:276-277 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Ethiopia: A War Unwon. Africa Confidential 43:6 May 31, 2002.
"Prime Minister Meles is more admired abroad than in his own country."

Ethiopia: October Evolution. Africa Confidential 42:3-4 October 26, 2001.
"Power is shifting from party to Premier-and maybe, to the people."

Ethiopia/Sudan: Pals with Pal. Africa Confidential 43:8 March 22, 2002.
Border conflict between Ethiopia and Sudan.

Haileselassie, Ayenew. Talks on Ethiopia-Djibouti Disputes. West Africa No.4320:32-33 April 8, 2002.
"Efforts to iron out differences over the longstanding and vital trade link between two neighbours in the Horn of Africa."

Haileselassie, Ayenew. Yemen's Airline Flying More African Miles. West Africa No.4322:32 April 22, 2002.
"Ethiopia's relations with Yemen across the Red Sea go back thousands of years. Now jet-age connections are being developed."

Kemp, Ian. Interview (with) MajGen Patrick Cammaert UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea Force Commander. Jane's Defence Weekly 37:32 January 23 2002.

Patel, Preeti and Tripodi, Paolo. Challenge of Peacekeeping in Africa. Contemporary Review 279:144-150 September 2001.

Pressure on Italy to Return Axum Obelisk. West Africa No.4332:24 June 24, 2002.

Tronvill, Kjetil. Voting, Violence and Violations: Peasant Voices on the Flawed Elections in Hadiya, Southern Ethiopia. Journal of Modern African Studies 39:697-716 December 2001.

Vandyk, Anthony. Ethiopia Covers the Continent. Air Transport World 39:62-63 May 2002.
"In terms of route network, Ethiopia's national carrier can claim to be the leading member of Africa's air transport industry."

Warden, Gail. One Down, More to Come. New African No.405:14 March 2002.
Ethiopia presses for the return of its obelisk from Italy.

Waters, Irene. Ethiopia: The Land of Priester John. Contemporary Review 279:295-301 November 2001.
Discusses the legend of Priester John.

Will They Ever Have Enough Food? Economist 361:41 December 15, 2001.
Claims that better roads and secure land tenure would improve Ethiopia's food production and distribution.


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