July 2002
Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL

Africa - History
Africa - Military Aspects


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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

Female "Circumcision" in Africa: Culture, Controversy, and Change, edited by Bettina Shell-Duncan and Ylva Hernlund. Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2000. 348 p. (Directions in Applied Anthropology: Adaptations and Innovations)
Book call no.: 392.1 F329

Worger, William H. and others. Africa and the West: The Documentary History from the Slave Trade to Independence. Phoenix, AZ, Oryx Press, 2001. 429 p.
Book call no.: 967.02 A258


Balfour, Sebastian. Chemical Warfare in the 1920s & 30s. History Today 52:2-3 June 2002.
Includes chemical weapons used in Morocco.

Blue Book They Didn't Want Us to Read...How Britain, Germany and South Africa Destroyed a Damning Book on German Atrocities in Namibia. New African No.403:32-33 January 2002.
Chapters 1 and 2 in April issue pp 44-49. Chapters 3 and 4 in May issue pp 40-43.

Dorr, Robert F. When the Waters Rose. Air Force Times 62:37-38 June 10, 2002.
"Jolly Green crews saved thousands from Tunisian floods" in October and November 1969.

Jackson, Ashley. Supplying War: The High Commission Territory's Military-Logistical Contribution in the Second World War. Journal of Military History 66:719-760 July 2002.

Kinsey, Darin S. Naval Struggle in Darkest Africa. Military History 18:54-60+ December 2001.

Mwangi, Wambui. Of Coins and Conquest: The East African Currency Board, the Rupee Crisis, and the Problem of Colonialism in the East African Protectorate. Comparative Studies in Society & History 43:763-787 October 2001.

Packard, Randall. 'Malaria Blocks Development' Revisited: The Role of Disease in History of Agricultural Development in the Eastern and Northern Transvaal Lowveld, 1890-1960. Journal of Southern African Studies 27:591-612 September 2001.

Rees, Seidman. 'Mad Mahdi' Established a Pure Islamic State and Became the Western World's Original 'Most Wanted' Extremist. Military History 19:20+ June 2002.
Provides the history of Mohammed Ahmed-Ibn-ed-Sayed who set up an Islamic state in Sudan in the 1880s.

Stringer, Kevin D. North Africa: The Alhucemas Bay Landings. Military Review 82:85-86 January-February 2002.

Military Aspects 


Africa in Crisis: New Challenges and Possibilities, edited by Tunde Zack-Williams and others. Sterling, VA, Pluto Press, 2002. 228 p.
Book call no.: 330.96 A2583

African Interventionist States, edited by Oliver Furley and Roy May. Burlington, VT, Ashgate Publishing, 2001. 286 p.
Book call no.: 341.584096 A258

Beyond State Crisis? Postcolonial Africa and Post-Soviet Eurasia in Comparative Perspective, edited by Mark R. Beissinger and Crawford Young. Washington, Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2002. 514 p.
Book call no.: 947.086 B573

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)
Book call no.: 338.963 D383

Kwiatkowski, Karen U. Expeditionary Air Operations in Africa: Challenges and Solutions. Maxell Air Force Base, AL, Air University Press, 2001. 137 p.
Book call no.: 358.41352 K98e

Managing Armed Conflict in the 21st Century, edited by Adekeye Adebajo and Chandra Lekha Sriram. Portland, OR, Frank Cass, 2001. 221 p.
Back to the Future: UN Peacekeeping in Africa by Adekeye Adebajo and Chris Landsberg, pp 161-188.
Book call no.: 341.584 M2662

N'Diaye, Boubacar. Challenge of Institutionalizing Civilian Control: Botswana, Ivory Coast, and Kenya in Comparative Perspective. Lanham, MD, Lexington Books, 2001. 189 p.
Book call no.: 322.50967 N337c

Strategic Survey 2001/2002, edited by Jonathan Stevenson. New York, Oxford University Press for The International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2002. 366 p.
Sections on Africa, pp 317-321.
Book call no.: R 327 L8471s 2001/2002

United Nations Peacekeeping Operations: Ad Hoc Missions, Permanent Engagement. New York, United Nations University Press, 2001. 267 p.
Towards More Effective Peace Operations: Learning from the African "Laboratory"? pp 100-128.
Book call no.: 341.584 U5821


Gunzinger, Mark A. and Thomas, David L. National Security Strategy of Cooperative Engagement for Sub-Saharan Africa. Washington, National War College, 1996. 9 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42942-5 G977n

Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Africa and the War on Terrorism, by Theodros Dagne. Washington, January 2000. 23 p.
Also available online at:
Doc. call no.: M-U 42953-1 no.02-RL31247


Africa. Armanda International No.2 Supplement:12+ 2002.
Complete guide of world defense requirements includes section on Africa.

African States Extend Light Weapons Moratorium. Arms Control Today 31:37 September 2001.
Fifteen Western African countries extended a three-year "moratorium to the export, import, and manufacture of light weapons."

Akosah-Sarpong, Kofi. Pirates off the African Coast. West Africa No.4332:32-33 June 24, 2002.

Arms Vs. Debt. Foreign Policy 126:14 September/October 2002.
"Military expenditure in Africa has been increasing since 1997."

Collier, Paul. On the Incidence of Civil War in Africa. Journal of Conflict Resolution 46:13-28 February 2002.

Deenik, K. R. Role of Navies in Peace Support Operations in Africa. African Armed Forces, pp 23-29+, August 2001.

Diouf, Barthelemy. Supporting the African Crisis Reaction Initiative. Army Logistician 34:26-29 May-June 2002.
"If the nations of Africa are a primary responsibility for insuring peace in the region, the United States and other Western nations must increase their logistics assistance."

Does Tanzanite Indicate a New French Approach to Africa? African Armed Forces, pp 14-15, September 2001.
Discusses the French policy toward Africa.

Engelbrecht, Leon. Towards an Indigenous Military Peace-Building Initiative for Africa: A Proposal. African Armed Forces, pp 22-25, June 2002.

France/Africa: The Other Tanzanite. Africa Confidential 43:8 March 8, 2002.
Joint military exercises between France and Africa in the English-speaking sections of Africa.

Gambari, Ibrahim A. Africa's Security Questions. South African Journal of International Affairs 8:13-20 Winter 2001.

Jackson, Richard. Violent Internal Conflict and the African State: Towards a Frame-Work of Analysis. Journal of Contemporary African Studies 20:29-52 January 2002.

Jacqmin, Marc. NATO Overview: The African Connection. African Armed Forces, pp 25-29, September 2001.

Klomegah, Kester K. Arms before Aid? West Africa No.4289:20 August 20, 2001.
Investigates the relationship between Russia and African countries.

Klomegah, Kester K. More MiGs and AKs for Sale. West Africa No.4312:24 February 11, 2002.
"African politicians are showing great interest in Russia's defence industry while Russia is aggressively expanding its arms trade with African countries."

Kozyrev, Mikhail. New Deal to Modernise SA Fighter Planes. West Africa No.4288:27 August 13, 2001.
"Russian manufacturers have been contracted to modernise Western-built planes for South Africa."

Leatherwood, David G. Peacekeeping in West Africa. Joint Force Quarterly No.29:76-81 Autumn-Winter 2001-2002.

Mamdani, Mahmood. African States, Citizenship and War: A Case-Study. International Affairs 78:493-506 July 2002.

Mbogo, Stephen. Peacekeepers and PMCs. West Africa No.4291:17-18 September 3, 2001.
Interviews Doug Brooks about security issues in Africa.

Mbogo, Stephen. Security and African Development. West Africa No.4305:36-37 December 10, 2001.
"Conflict reduces the rate of return on investment in Africa."

Mbogo, Stephen. Thriving Arms Bazaar. West Africa No.4296:21-22 October 8, 2001.
Proliferation of small arms in Africa.

Nangual, Kakena and others. Topic and Application: African Conflict. African Armed Forces, pp 26-27, July 2002.

No More Child Soldiers? West Africa No.4322:11-17 April 22, 2002.
Several articles about children serving as soldiers in Africa and reports on this situation.

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

Promoting Continental Defence in Africa: European Examples Study. African Armed Forces, pp 9-10, February 2002.

Russian Work Horse Aiming for the Skies of Africa. African Armed Forces, pp 20-22, February 2002.
Russia finds markets in Africa for its Mi-17-1V helicopter.

Shaw, Mark. Political Economy and Crime and Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa. South African Journal of International Affairs 8:57-69 Winter 2001.

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.

UK/Africa: Armed and Dangerous. Africa Confidential 42:8 November 23, 2001.
Tighter controls to be placed on arms sales to war zones.

Vines, Alex. Oil, Diamonds and Death. World Today 58:19-20 March 2002.
"Diamonds, oil and other natural resources fuel conflict-especially in Africa."


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