Mali

Mali

by Dawn Bastian Williams, Andrea L. Stamm, Robert A. Myers
     
 
Mali is one of the world's poorest nations, and the second largest country of francophone West Africa. In 1883 it became a colony of France. Following independence in 1960, the country pursued an aggressive socialist programme under the leadership of Modibo Keita, who was overthrown in a bloodless military coup in 1968. Four coup attempts followed in the 1970s and

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Mali is one of the world's poorest nations, and the second largest country of francophone West Africa. In 1883 it became a colony of France. Following independence in 1960, the country pursued an aggressive socialist programme under the leadership of Modibo Keita, who was overthrown in a bloodless military coup in 1968. Four coup attempts followed in the 1970s and 1980s, as well as a highly publicized student strike and two disastrous droughts. Mall continues to be troubled by political and social tensions. This annotated bibliography, the first on Mall to be published in English, provides extensive coverage of English-and French-language publications on all aspects of the country.

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" … an indispensable reference work for a broad range of readers. Due to the care, dedication, and skills of its authors, it is also authoritative, well written, and a pleasure to read."

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Journal of Community Health

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This selective, annotated bibliography, the first on Mali to be published in English, includes relevant sources for students, business people, and general readers. It provides extensive coverage of all aspects of Mali's history, politics, economic and social conditions, agriculture, languages and literature, education and the arts, as well as its various peoples and cultures. Entries refer primarily to books and articles in English and French. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851091669
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/1998
Series:
World Bibliographical Series
Pages:
366

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