Chad, the fifth largest country in Africa, has experienced great difficulties politically, economically, and socially. During the 1980s and early 1990s, Chad briefly held international attention because of its warring with Libya. This situation underlines Chad's potential for drawing its neighbors-Libya, Sudan, Cameroon, and Nigeria in particular-a
Table of Contents
Introduction -- Chad: Geographical Setting -- Chad's History -- Political Evolution and the Civil War in Chad -- The Economy -- Society and Culture -- International Relations -- Chad: Facing the Future
Mario J. Azevedo is chair of the Department of African-American and African Studies and Frank Graham Porter Professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Emmanuel U. Nnadozie is associate professor of economics at Truman State University.