AFRICA


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


Senegal
Seychelles

Senegal


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 Internet Resources

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.
Senegal, p 146.
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

Booker, Salih and Minter, William. Great Decisions. 2002 ed. New York, Foreign Policy Association, 2002. 110 p.
AIDS in Africa: Is the World Concerned Enough? pp 71-80
Book call no.: R 327.73 G786 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, 2002.
Obituary of Leopold Senghor, first president of Senegal, in the March 2002 issue on page 94.
Book call no.: R 920.02 2001

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.
Senegal: Abdou Diouf and Abdoulaye Wade, pp 193-200.
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

Abdallah, Ahmedou O. Poet Passes: Leopold Sedar Senghor Remembered. National Interest No.67:103-105 Spring 2002.
Former President Senghor is remembered.

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. Road to Recovery. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:34-35 February 2002.
Wonders if the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo will help end the civil war in the Congo.

Beck, Linda J. Reining in the Marabouts? Democratization and Local Governance in Senegal. African Affairs 100:601-621 October 2001.

Copnall, James. Bucking the Trend. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 32-33: July 2002.
"Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade is an African leader with a difference. He is a man the world can do business with; passionate about improving the law of his country men and women and of all who live in the mineral-rich but impoverished continent."

Copnall, James. First Woman PM: Confounds Sceptics. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:22 November 2001.

Copnall, James. Something to Celebrate. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:20-22 November 2001.
"Senegalese have a lot to feel pleased about: sporting success, political stability and democracy and-perhaps most important of all-a sense of national unity that is rare in Africa."

Cutting the Umbilical Cord. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:30 March 2002.
"Absence of top French officials at the burial of former Senegalese leader Leopold Sedar Senghar, is the clearest indication yet that France's interest in its former colonies is waning."

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

Diop, Idy S. Casamance Rebel Power Struggle. West Africa No.4302:26 November 19, 2001.
"The power struggle within the Casamance Movement of Democratic Forces (MFDC) is seriously undermining the peace talks undertaken by the Senegalese government with the rebel movement."

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

Landslide for Wade. World Press Review 48:29 August 2001.
"Parliamentary elections held on April 29 in Senegal resulted in a landside victory for the Sopi Coalition dominated by President Abdoulaye Wade's Senegalese Democratic Party."

Ndiaye, Abdoulaye. Practitioner's View of Conservation and Development in Africa: Integrated Management and the Djoudj National Park in Senegal. Africa Today 48:100-109 Spring 2001.

Operation Focus Relief: 3rd SF Group Builds Relations in Western Africa. Special Warfare 15:28-30 June 2002.
"From August 2000 until December 2001, elements of the 3rd Special Forces Group, in coordination with the United States Department of State, deployed to Western Africa to train units of three countries as part of Operation Focus Relief, or OFR."

Sakho, Amadou. Resistance to Caste System Grows in Senegal. African Agenda vol 5,no.1:35 2002.

Senegal. Military Technology 26:286-287 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Senegal: Wade's Wide World. Africa Confidential 43:5-6 May 3, 2002.
"Strong at international conferences, the President faces criticism at home."

Soumare, Mohamed. Local Initiatives and Poverty Reduction in Urban Areas: The Example of Yeumbeul in Senegal. International Social Science Journal 54:261-266 June 2002.

Sy, Hamadou T. Tough Times Ahead for President Wade. West Africa No.4297:18 October 15, 2001.

Warning, Matthew and Key, Nigel. Social Performance and Distributional Consequences of Contract Farming: An Equilibrium Analysis of the Arachide de Bouche Program in Senegal. World Development 30:255-263 February 2002.

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

Whiteman, Kaye. Paradoxes of Senghor. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:32-33 February 2002.
Tribute to the former president of Senegal, Leopold Sedar Senghor, who died on December 20, 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."


Seychelles 


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.

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.

Seychelles Nation Online.
Available online at: http://www.seychelles-online.com.sc/index.html
News and general information about Seychelles.

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

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.
Seychelles: France-Albert Rene, pp 201-204.
Book call no.: 920.06 R162a

Scarr, Deryck. Seychelles since 1770: History of the Slave and Post-Slavery Society. Trenton, NJ, Africa World Press, 1999. 232 p.
Book call no.: 969.6 S286s

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

Seychelles. Military Technology 26:287 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Seychelles: By a Whisker. Africa Confidential 42:4-5 September 14, 2001.
"President Rene's narrow victory showed that change is in the air."

T&G Aviation, Inc. Army Lawyer No.349:101-102 January/February 2002.
Discusses a claim brought by T&G Aviation for damages in the 1980's when two planes were shot down that were being used for aerial spraying in Morocco and Senegal.

Wooed by Cheese Spread. Economist 360:52 September 8, 2001.
Politics and economic problems in the Seychelles.


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