AFRICA


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


Madagascar
Malawi

Madagascar


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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.
Madagascar, p 141.
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.

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".

Rake, Allen. African Leaders: Guiding the New Millennium. Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press, 2001. 261 p.
Madagascar: Didier Ratsiraka, pp 147-151.
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. Costly Standoff. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:19 April/May 2002.
"The emergence to two parallel administrations in Madagascar following an inconclusive presidential election threatens to split the island permanently."

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Dangerous Power Play. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:37 June 2002.
"Madagascar still has two rulers. Neither Ravalomanana nor Ratsiraka is ready to back down and work for a compromise. The country edges toward disintegration."

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. On Knife Edge. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:22 July 2002.
"Madagascar's political problems are spiraling out of control as the new president takes strong measures against a major supporter of his predecessor."

Bombing Bridges, Not Building Them. Economist 363:42-43 May 11, 2002.
"With two men claiming the presidency, this island nation could split."

Coleman, Sarah. As the Strife. World Press Review 49:29 June 2002.
Conflict over presidential election held in December continue.

Collins, Alan S. and Windley, Brian F. Tectonic Evolution in Central and Northern Madagascar and Its Place in the Final Assembly of Gondwana. Journal of Geology 110:325-339 May 2002.

Flynn, John J. and Wyss, Andre R. Madagascar's Mesozoic Secrets. Scientific American 286:54-63 February 2002.
"The world's fourth-largest island divulges fossils that could revolutionize scientific views on the origins of dinosaurs and mammals."

Lokongo, Antoine. Where Is the 'International Community?' New African No.406:7 April 2002.
"There is a political crisis in Madagascar, but don't tell the "international community."

Madagascar. Military Technology 26:281 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Madagascar: City under Siege. Africa Confidential 43:8 April 5, 2002.
Presidential poll leaves country in chaos.

Madagascar: Rising Ravolomanana. Africa Confidential 42:8 December 7, 2001.
Inspects candidates for presidential elections set for December 16.

Madagascar: Stirring. Africa Confidential 43:8 January 25, 2002.
Discusses presidential election results from voting on 16 December.

Madagascar: Two to Tango. Africa Confidential 43:5-6 May 17, 2002.
"The Army may step in to prevent the politicians from breaking the country to part."

President Flees, Another Celebrates. Economist 364:41 July 13 2002.
"Civil war has been averted. What now?"

Skulking in His Tent. Economist 362:42-43 February 16, 2002.
Protests over the recent presidential election.

Smith, Daniel. War and Peace Update. Defense Monitor 31:6-7 March 2002.
Discusses conflicts in Angola and in Sierra Leone; mentions the Africa Crisis Response Initiative, Congo, Madagascar, Zimbabwe and Liberia.

Some Morn, More Rejoice. Economist 362:45-46 March 2, 2002.
Two men claim to be president in Madagascar.

Two into One Won't Go. Economist 363:48 April 13, 2002.
Discusses disputed presidential election in Madagascar.

Vanilla Revolution. Economist 362:50-51 March 9, 2002.
Two men claim to be president in Madagascar.

Will the Yoghurt Tycoon Take over? Economist 361:55 December 22, 2001.
"Life is getting better, but voters have begun asking for more."


Malawi 


Internet Resources

Background Note: Malawi.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, January 2002.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/7231.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.

Facts on Malawi: Official Web Site for Ministry of Information.
Available online at: http://www.maform.malawi.net
General information about Malawi.

Government of Malawi Home Page.
Available online at: http://www.malawi.gov.mw
Includes a section about each ministry.

National Statistical Office of Malawi.
Available online at: http://www.nso.malawi.net.
Mission is to "provide and promote accurate, appropriate, quality and timely statistical information, for use in both public and private sectors for policy formulation, decision making, research and general public awareness for the advancement of the socio-economic status of all Malawians".

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.
Malawi, p 142.
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.
Malawi: Bakili Muluzi, pp 152-155.
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. Malawi: Something for Nothing. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:6-7 March 2002.
Malawi pleads for aid against food shortages.

Englund, Harri. Village in the City, the City in the Village: Migrants in Lilongwe. Journal of Southern African Studies 28:137-154 March 2002.

Gama, Hobbs. Muluzi Wants Third Term? New African No.408:11 June 2002.
President Muluzi may have the Constitution amended so he can run for a third term.

Gunnell, Barbara. Did the IMF Cause a Famine? New Statesman 15:26 June 24, 2002.
Malawi faces starvation-after, it seems, heeding western advice on managing food stocks."

Hungry Period. Economist 363:40-41 April 6, 2002.
"Malawi needs aid."

Ligomeka, Brian. Malawi: Hunger Stalks the Land. New African No.408:43 June 2002.
"The drought affecting the southern African region is wrecking havoc in Malawi."

Malawi. Military Technology 26:281-282 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Malawi: Blighted by Corruption. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:9 April/May 2002.
Mismanagement and corruption have led to starvation and epidemics in Malawi.

McCracken, John. Ambiguities of Nationalism: Flax Musopole and the Northern Factor in Malawian Politics, c. 1956-1966. Journal of Southern African Studies 28:67-87 March 2002.

Orr, Alastair. Adapting to Adjustment: Smallholder Livelihood Strategies in Southern Malawi. World Development 29:1325-1343 August 2001.

Peters, Pauline E. Bewitching Land: The Role of Land Disputes in Converting Kin to Strangers and in Class Formation in Malawi. Journal of Southern African Studies 28:155-178 March 2002.

Place, Frank and Otsuka, Keijiro. Tenure, Agricultural Investment, and Productivity in the Customary Tenure Sector of Malawi. Economic Development and Cultural Change 50:77-99 October 2001.

Power, Joey. Building Relevance: The Blantyre Congress, 1953 to 1956. Journal of Southern African Studies 28:45-65 March 2002.

Probst, Peter. Expansion and Enclosure: Ritual Landscapes and the Politics of Space in Central Malawi. Journal of Southern African Studies 28:179-198 March 2002.

University of Malawi Will Expel 15 Students. Chronicle of Higher Education 48:A35 February 22, 2002.

White, Landeg. 'My Dear Osagyefo': Letters Between Dr. Banda and Dr. Nkrumah. Times Literary Supplement No.5133:16 August 17, 2001.
Letters exchanged between President Banda and Dr. Nkrumah of Ghana.

Zeleza, Paul T. Politics of the Historical and Social Science Research in Africa. Journal of Southern African Studies 28:9-23 March 2002


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