The definitive one-volume guide to all sub-Saharan African countries, providing invaluable economic, political, statistical and directory data.
Thoroughly revised and updated analytical articles written by experts on the region and covering both continent-wide and sub-regional issues.
Individual chapters on every country incorporating:
essays on the physical and social geography, recent history and economies
an extensive statistical survey of economic indicators
a full directory containing names, addresses and contact details for key areas such as the government, diplomatic representation, the media, finance, trade and industry, and defence
a useful bibliography, providing sources for further research.
Detailed information on regional organizations; commodities; research institutes; and select bibliographies of books and periodicals.
Table of Contents
Part 1: General Survey Part 2: Country Surveys Sections on geography, history, chronology and economy, as well as statistical surveys, directories and bibliographies for each country. Part 3: Regional Information Regional Organizations. Major Commodities of Africa. Calendars. Research Institutes Concerned With Africa. Select Bibliography (Books). Select Bibliography (Periodicals). Index of Regional Organizations.
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