AFRICA


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


Mali
Mauritania

Mali


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 Internet Resources

Afriborne Mali.
Available online at: http://www.afribone.com/en/index.html
General information about Malawi.

Background Note: Mali.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, December 2001.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2828.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.
Mali, 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

Current Biography, edited by Clifford Thompson. New York, H. W. Wilson, 2001. 658 p.
Biography of President Alpha Oumar Konare of Mali on pages 301-303.
Book call no.: R 920.02 2001

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.
Mali: Alpha Konare, pp 156-159.
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. Mali: Coming up from Far behind. West Africa No.4309:34 January 21, 2002.
"Studies economic reform efforts a landlocked state with low incomes and a largely agricultural economy vulnerable to drought."

Copnall, James. After Alpha. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:30 September 2001.
"With Mali's widely respected President Konare approaching the end of his second term, the succession is becoming an issue. He'll be a hard act to follow."

Copnall, James. Mali the Beautiful and Wise. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:E Kabo section pp 2-4+ November 2001.

Copnall, James. Who Succeeds Konare? Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:31 March 2002.
"Malians go to the polls on April 28, but it is still not clear who will replace President Alpha Konare at the Koulouba mansion."

De Haan, Arjan. Migration, Livelihoods and Institutions: Contrasting Patterns of Migration in Mali. Journal of Development Studies 38:37-58 June 2002.

Desert Democracy. Economist 363:45-46 May 4, 2002.
Recounts April 28th presidential elections in Mali.

Diop, Idy S. ATT Sweeps to Power. West Africa No.4327:15 May 27, 2002.
"Amadou Toumani Toure, former transition leader in 1991-92, has been returned to power in Mali's presidential elections."

Green Energy. World Press Review 49:42 June 2002.
Discusses the use of solar energy in Mali.

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."

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

Mali: Child Travel Card. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:7 September 2001.
Mali introduces travel passes for children to reduce the number being sold.

Mali: He's Back. Africa Confidential 43:5-6 May 31, 2002.
"The interest groups that helped Toure into the presidency want their reward."

Mali: Recycled General. Africa Confidential 43:8 May 3, 2002.
Reports uncompleted vote tally from May 1st presidential elections.

Mali: The Lure of Power. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:9 April/May 2002.
Elections scheduled for April 28.

Modiano, David. Hemoglobin C Protects Against Clinical Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria. Nature 414:305-308 November 15, 2001.
Clinical studies were performed in Nigeria and Mali.

Rubin, Michael. Deserted. New Republic 226:14+ February 11, 2002.
Discusses the U.S. policy toward Mali.

Sansoni, Sylvia. Silicon Mali. Forbes 169:76-77 February 4, 2002.
Farmers in the Republic of Mali can get quotes on the market price of grains.

Seely, Jennifer C. Political Analysis of Decentralisation: Coopting the Tuareg Threat in Mali. Journal of Modern African Studies 39:499-524 September 2001.

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

Wilson, Andrew. Randgold Forging Ahead in West Africa. West Africa No.4306:34-35 December 17, 2001.
"Reports on a South African gold giants mining in Mali and exploration in Cote D'Ivoire and Senegal."


Mauritania


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: Mauritania.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, November 2001.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5467.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.
Mauritania, 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 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.

Rake, Allen. African Leaders: Guiding the New Millennium. Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press, 2001. 261 p.
Mauritania: Maawiya Ould Sid' Ahmed Taya, pp 160-164.
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. Mauritania: Axe Falls on 'Slave Party'. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:7 February 2002.
"The government here has banned the Action for Change(AC) opposition party."

Bullard, Alice. Mauritanian Activists' Struggle Against Slavery. Middle East Report No.223:14-17 Summer 2002.

Del Castillo, Daniel. Sociology Professor in Mauritania Fights Its Slave System. Chronicle of Higher Education 48:A39 May 31, 2002.

Del Castillo, Daniel. University of the Edge of the Sahara Struggles to Become an Intellectual Oasis. Chronicle of Higher Education 48:A38 May 31, 2002.
"In Mauritania, the country's hopes are pinned to a desolate campus."

Kinne, Lance. Benefits of Exile: The Case of FLAM. Journal of Modern African Studies 39:597-621 December 2001.

Mauritania. Military Technology 26:282-283 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Miller, John J. Unknown Slavery: In the Muslim World, That Is-and It's Not over. National Review 54:41-43 May 20, 2002.
Discussion includes present-day slavery in Sudan and Mauritania.


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