July 2002
Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Air University Library
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Central Africa
Eastern Africa

Central Africa

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African Foreign Policies: Power and Process. Boulder CO, Lynne Reinner Publishers, 2001. 247 p. (SAIS African Studies Library)
Foreign Policy Making in the Great Lakes Region by Rene Lemarchand, pp 67-86.
Book call no.: 327.6 A2581

Current Biography, edited by Clifford Thompson. New York, H. W. Wilson, 2001. 658 p.
Biography of Michael Fay, conservation biologist, in Central Africa on pages 161-163.
Book call no.: R 920.02 2001

Gleijeses, Piero. Conflicting Missions Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976. Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Press, 2002. 552 p.
"Account of Cuban policy in Africa from 1959 to 1976 and of its escalating clash with U.S. policy."
Book call no.: 327.729106 G557c

Huband, Mark. Skull Beneath the Skin: Africa after the Cold War. Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 2001. 376 p.
A City on the Lake: The Creation of Hutu and Tutsi, pp 97-114.
Book call no.: 960.32 H875s

Scherre, Christian P. Genocide and Crisis in Central Africa: Conflict Roots, Mass Violence, and Regional War. Westport, CT, Praeger, 2002. 410 p.
Book call no.: 304.663 S326g

State of the World's Refugees 2000: Fifty Years of Humanitarian Action, edited by Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. New York, Oxford University Press, 2000. 340 p.
Rwanda and the Great Lakes Region, pp 47-52.
Book call no.: 362.87 S797


Adoko, K. and Otabil, Bernard. CEMAC Integration and Prospects. West Africa No.4303:28-30 November 26, 2001.
CEMAC (Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa) is bringing a more prosperous economic outlook for central Africa.

Africa's Great War. Economist 364:43-45 July 6, 2002.
"Congo's civil war may have claimed as many as 3m lives. The country is so inaccessible that it's horrors are rarely reported."

How America Ran, and Still Runs, the Congo War...America's Covert Activities in the Great Lakes Region Exposed. New African No.399:18-22 September 2001.

Kimani, Wambui. Talks on Dissidents. West Africa No.4329:23 June 10, 2002.
Strained relations between Rwanda and Uganda continue.

Nzongola-Ntalaja, Georges. Democratic Republic of Congo: How Can We End the War? Africa Insight 31:43-47 December 2001.

Orogun, Paul S. Crisis of Government, Ethics Schisms, Civil War, and Regional Destabilization of the Democratic Republic of Congo. World Affairs 165:25-41 Summer 2002.

Pain, Stephen. Against the Odds. New Scientist 171:42-45 August 11, 2001.
Interviews Annette Lanjouw, a Dutch primatologist, about mountain gorillas in the Great Lakes region of central Africa.

Pearce, Fred. Death in the Jungle: Most of the Congo's Large Mammals Will Be Killed for Their Meat. New Scientist 173:14 March 9, 2002.

Pyne, Solana. Where Lightning Strikes. Discover 23:13 March 2002.
Central Africa has more lightning strikes than any other place in the world.

Sparaco, Pierre. Central Africa Pursues Upgrade ATM. Aviation Week & Space Technology 155:42-43 August 13, 2001.
"Asecna, central Africa's agency for air navigation safety, is significantly boosting investment in traffic control systems while seeking accords with neighboring countries in a long-term effort to improve flight operations and safety in the region."

Eastern Africa 


African Foreign Policies: Power and Process. Boulder CO, Lynne Reinner Publishers, 2001. 247 p. (SAIS African Studies Library)
The Foreign Policies of the Horn: The Clash Between the Old and New by Ruth Iyob, pp 107-129.
Book call no.: 327.6 A2581

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.
Towards Security, Stability and Sustainability Oriented Strategies of Development in Eastern Africa by J.B. Opschoor, pp 23-38.
Book call no.: 333.74 A258

Pinkeney, Robert. International Politics of East Africa. New York, Manchester University Press, 2001. 242 p.
Book call no.: 327.676 P655i

State of the World's Refugees 2000: Fifty Years of Humanitarian Action, edited by Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. New York, Oxford University Press, 2000. 340 p.
War and Famine in the Horn of Africa, pp 106-115.
Book call no.: 362.87 S797

Strategic Survey 2001/2002, edited by Jonathan Stevenson. New York, Oxford University Press for The International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2002. 366 p.
Horn: Old Wars, New Terrorism, pp 333-344.
Book call no.: R 327 L8471s 2001/2002


Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Horn of Africa: War and Humanitarian Crisis, by Theodros Dagne. Washington, May 2000. 13 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42953-8 no.10056 2000 May 10


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.

Caputo, Robert. Swahili Coast: East Africa's Ancient Crossroads. National Geographic 200:104-119 October 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.

Francis, Elizabeth. Gender, Migration and Multiple Livelihoods: Cases from Eastern and Southern Africa. Journal of Development Studies 38:167-171 June 2002.

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."

Horn of Africa: The Focus Shifts. Africa Confidential 42:6-7 December 7, 2001.
"After dislodging the Taliban in Afghanistan, the USA has north-east Africa in its sights."

Joireman, S. F. Property Rights and the Role of the State: Evidence from the Horn of Africa. Journal of Development Studies 38:1-28 October 2001.

Morrison, J. Stephen. Somalia's and Sudan's Race to the Fore in Africa. Washington Quarterly 25:191-205 Spring 2002.
Discusses U.S. policy toward the horn of Africa.

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.

Wily, Liz A. Reconstructing the African Commons. Africa Today 48:76-99 Spring 2001.
"After a century of demise the traditional capacity in Africa to hold rural lands in common is seeing a wave of unexpected recognition in revised national land laws in eastern and southern Africa, a development which could signal a dramatic turning point in the future of common properties."


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