Africa South of the Sahara 2014

Africa South of the Sahara 2014

by Europa Publications
     
 

The definitive one-volume guide to all sub-Saharan African countries, providing invaluable economic, political, statistical and directory data.

New for 2014:

  • fully revised government lists for all countries
  • coverage of major new stories over the past 12 months, including the strained post-secession relations between Sudan and South

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Overview

The definitive one-volume guide to all sub-Saharan African countries, providing invaluable economic, political, statistical and directory data.

New for 2014:

  • fully revised government lists for all countries
  • coverage of major new stories over the past 12 months, including the strained post-secession relations between Sudan and South Sudan and the Islamist rebellion in Mali
  • election results from Kenya, Djibouti, Zimbabwe and Togo

General Survey

Thoroughly revised and updated analytical articles written by experts on the region and covering both continent-wide and sub-regional issues.

Country Surveys

Individual chapters on every country incorporating:

  • essays on the physical and social geography, recent history and economy
  • 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

Regional Information

Detailed information on regional organizations; commodities; research institutes; and select bibliographies of books and periodicals.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This is probably the best reference work available on this part of the African continent."
– Reference Reviews

"This edition provides a timely benchmark for the notoriously fluid sub-Saharan region."
– RUSI Journal

"A well-balanced, well-judged and remarkably comprehensive volume."
– Times Literary Supplement

"This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to African countries and organizations."
– International Affairs

"The best thing of its kind on the market."
– West Africa

"La più accurata e completa radiografia economico geografica di questa parte di mondo."
– Atlante Milan

"Splendid annual survey."
– Reference & Research Book News

"A welcome addition to any library shelf."
– Africa Events

"Packed with information on countries from Angola to Zimbabwe ... an invaluable reference guide to the Continent." – African Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857436983
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/09/2013
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
1616

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