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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

Library of Congress Country Profile.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

Angola's Deadly War: Dealing with Savimbi's "Hell on Earth'. John Prendergast, US Institute of Peace (10/99).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

All Africa News Service: Angola.

Angolan Government Site.

Countrywatch: Angola.

US Dept. of Energy Country Analysis. Facts on oil production.

WWW Virtual Library.

In the Library: Articles

Anon. "Angola: genocide of the bosquimanos," IWGIA Newsletter 31/32 (6-10/82):66-68.

Brennan, T.O. "Angola: from crisis to catastrophe," Cultural Survival Quarterly 11,4 (1987):49-55.

Campbell, Horace. "The military defeat of the South Africans in Angola," Monthly Review 40,11 (4/89):1-15.

Clark, J. & J. S. Morrison. "Angola: war, politics & famine," Africa Report 32,2 (3-4/88):42-45.

Cohen, Sylvester jr. "Cuba & the liberation of southern Africa," Monthly Review 46,4 (9/94):17-25.

Eviatar, Daphne. "Africa's oil tycoons," Nation (4/12/04). Oil companies & functionaries profit from Angola's exports, not people.

Freeman, Charles W. Jr. "The Angola-Namibia accords," Foreign Affairs 68,3 (sum 89):126-42.

Gunn, Gillian. "Cuba & Angola," in G. Favriol & E. Loser (eds.) Cuba: The International Dimension (NY Brunswick NJ: Transaction, 1990).

Hamill, James. "Angola's road from under the rubble," World Today 50,1 (1/94):6-12.

Le Billon, Philippe. "Angola's political economy of war: the role of oil & diamonds, 1975-2000," African Affairs (1/01).

Marcum, John A. "Lessons of Angola," Foreign Affairs (4/76):407-25.

__________. "Angola: war again," Current History 92 (5/93):218-24.

McCarthy-Arnolds, E. "Angola: prospects for peace seem brighter," Africa Today 37,4 (fall 90):79-73.

Minter, William. "Angola after Savimbi," Nation (4/29/02).

Munslow, Barry. "Angola: the politics of unsustainable development," Third World Quarterly 20,3 (6/99):551-69.

Nwafor, Azinna. "The liberation of Angola," Monthly Review 27,9 (2/76):1-12.

Silverstein, Ken. "The arms dealer next door," In These Times (1/21/02):18-21.

Thron, Joachim. "Starting conditions in transforming peasant agriculture in the People’s Republic of Angola," Economic Quarterly 22,3 (1987):45-57.

Walt, Vivienne. "Angola's agony," Nation (10/18/99):4-5.

Young, Tom. "The politics of development in Angola & Mozambique," African Affairs (London) 87 (apr 1988):165-84.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Alao, Abiodun. Brothers at War: Dissidence & Rebellion in Southern Africa (London, 1994).

Alberto, Eliseo. Caracol Beach (NY, 2000).

Anstee, Margaret Joan. Orphan of the Cold War: The Inside Story of the Collapse of the Angolan Peace Process, 1992-1993 (NY, 1996).

Bender, Gerald. Angola under the Portuguese: The Myth & the Reality (Berkeley, 1977).

Birmingham, David. Frontline Nationalism in Angola & Mozambique (London, 1992).

Brennan, Tom. Uprooted Angolans: From Crisis to Catastrophe (Washington, 1987).

Bridgland, Fred. Jonas Savimbi: A Key to Africa (Edinburgh, 1986).

Brittain, Victoria. Death of Dignity: Angola's Civil War (NY, 1998).

Burchett, Wilfred G. Southern Africa Stands Up: The Revolutions in Angola, Mozambique, Rhodesia, Namibia & South Africa (NY: Urizen, 1978).

Burness, Donald. On the Shoulder of Martí: Cuban Literature of the Angolan War (Colorado Springs, 1996).

Campbell, Horace. War & Peace in Angola (Harare, 1995).

__________. Humanitarianism, War & the Recolonization of Angola (Harare, 1997).

Castro, Fidel. Angola, Girón africano (La Habana, 1976).

Chabal, Patrick with David Birmingham, Joshua Forrest, Malyn Newitt, Gerhard Seibert & Elisa Silva Andrade. A History of Postcolonial Lusophone Africa (Bloomington: Indiana U, 2002).

Concepción, Eloy. Por qué somos internacionalistas (La Habana, 1987).

Conchiglia, Augusta. UNITA: Myth & Reality (London, 1990).

Copson, Raymond W. Africa: Soviet/Cuban Role (Washington, 1979).

Deutschmann, David (ed.) Changing the History of Africa: Angola & Namibia (Melbourne, 1989).

Díaz-Briquets, Sergio (ed.) Cuban Internationalism in Southern Africa (Pittsburgh: Duquesne U., 1989).

Fuentes, Norberto. Dulces guerreros cubanos (Barcelona, 1999).

Gálvez, William. Che in Africa: Che Guevara's Congo Diary (NY, 1999).

Gjerstad, Ole. The People in Power: An Account from Angola's Second War of National Liberation (Oakland CA, 1976).

Gleijeses, Piero. Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, & Africa, 1959-1976 (Chapel Hill, 2002).

Greig, Ian. The Communist Challenge to Africa: An Analysis of Contemporary Soviet, Chinese & Cuban Policies (Sandton, 1977).

Guevara, Ernesto. African Dream: The Diaries of the Revolutionary War in the Congo (London, 2000).

Guimarães, Fernando Andresen. The Origins of the Angolan Civil War: Foreign Intervention & Domestic Political Conflict (NY, 1998).

Hanlon, Joseph. Beggar Your Neighbors (Bloomington: Indiana U, 1988). South African policy towards independent Angola & Mozambique.

Hare, Paul J. Angola's Last Best Chance for Peace: An Insider's Account of the Peace Process (Washington, 1998).

Hart, Keith & Joanna Lewis (eds.) Why Angola Matters (Cambridge, 1995).

Hodges, Tony. Angola: From Afro-Stalinism to Petro-Diamond Capitalism (Bloomington, 2001).

Human Rights Watch. Angola: Violations of the Laws of War by Both Sides (NY, 1989).

__________. Land Mines in Angola (NY, 1993).

__________. Angola: Arms Trade & Violations of the Laws of War (NY, 1994).

Kahn, Owen E. (ed.) Disengagement from Southwest Africa: The Prospects for Peace in Angola & Namibia (New Brunswick NJ, 1991).

Kapuscinski, Ryszard. Another Day of Life (San Diego, 1987).

Kitchen, Helen (ed.) Angola, Mozambique & the West (NY, 1987).

LeoGrande, William M. Cuba's Policy in Africa, 1959-1980 (Berkeley, 1980).

Lévy, Bernard Henri. War, Evil & the End of History (trans. Charlotte Mandell; Hoboken NJ: Melville House, 2004). Chap. 1 on diamond trade.

Loiseau, Yves. Portrait d'un revolutionnaire en general: Jonas Savimbi (Paris, 1987).

Maier, Karl. Angola: Promises & Lies (London, 1996).

Mandela, Nelson. How Far We Slaves Have Come! South Africa & Cuba in Today's World (NY, 1991).

Marcum, John. The Angolan Revolution, vol. I: The Anatomy of an Explosion, 1950-1962 (Cambridge MA: MIT, 1969).

__________. The Angolan Revolution, vol. II: Exile Politics & Guerrilla Warfare, 1962-1976 (Cambridge MA: MIT, 1978).

Mesa-Largo, Carmelo et al. (eds.) Cuba in Africa (Pittsburgh, 1982).

Mestiri, Ezzedine. Les Cubains et l'Afrique (Paris, 1980).

Minter, William. Imperial Network & External Dependency: the Case of Angola (Beverly Hills: Sage, 1972).

__________. Operation Timber: Pages from the Savimbi Dossier (Trenton: Africa World, 1988).

__________. Apartheid's Contras: An Inquiry into the Roots of War in Angola & Mozambique (London: Zed, 1994).

__________. Account from Angola: UNITA as Described by Ex-Participants & Foreign Visitors (Uppsala: Dag Hammerskjold Foundation, 1990).

Moore, Carlos. Castro, the Blacks, & Africa (Los Angeles, 1988).

Moreira, Neiva. Os cubanos na Africa (São Paulo, 1979).

Nodal, Roberto. The Cuban Presence in Africa: A Bibliography (Milwaukee, 1980).

Paige, Jeffrey M. Agrarian Revolution (NY, 1975), chap. 4.

Robbins, Carla Anne. Looking for Another Angola: Cuban Policy Dilemmas in Africa (Washington, 1979).

Savimbi, Jonas. Why Freedom Must Prevail in Angola (NY, 1990).

Sogge, David. Sustainable Peace: Angola's Recovery (Harare, 1992).

Spikes, Daniel. Angola & the Politics of Intervention: From Bush War to Chronic Crisis in Southern Africa (Jefferson NC, 1993).

Stockwell, John. In Search of Enemies: A CIA Story (NY, 1978).

Taibo II, Paco Ignacio et al. (comps.) El año en que estuvimos en ninguna parte: la guerrilla africana de Ernesto Che Guevara (Buenos Aires, 1994).

Taunay, Raul de. Meu Brasil angolano: a história de uma guerra que o mundo não ve (Rio de Janeiro, 1995).

Turshen, Meredeth & Clotilde Twagiramariya (eds.) What Women Do in Wartime: Gender & Conflict in Africa (NY: Zed, 1998).

Tvedten, Inge. The War in Angola: Internal Conditions for Peace & Recovery (Uppsala, 1989).

Vines, Alex. Angola & Mozambique: The Aftermath of Conflict (London, 1995).

__________. Angola, between War & Peace: Arms Trade & Human Rights Abuses Since the Lusaka Protocol (NY, 1996).

__________. Peace Postponed: Angola since the Lusaka Protocol (London, 1998).

__________. Angola Unravels: The Rise & Fall of the Lusaka Peace Process (NY, 1999).

Windrich, Elaine. The Cold War Guerrilla: Jonas Savimbi, the US Media & the Angolan War (NY, 1992).

Winslow, Philip C. Sowing the Dragon's Teeth: Land Mines & the Global Legacy of War (Boston, 1997).

Wolfers, Michael & Jane Bergerol. Angola in the Front Line (London: Zed, 1983).

In the Library: Fiction

Lopes, Henri. ;The Laughing Cry & African Cock & Bull Story (NY, 1987).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

Rebelo, Jorge. "Poems of the revolution," Africa Today 22,3 (jul-sep 1975):10.

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

"The Story of Ilene. Seeds of Death in Angola" (1995) produced by Eric Beauchemin, 64m. Radio Netherlands, Africa Documentaries.

Film & Video

"Cuba/South Africa after the battle" (1990), dir.Estela Brav, 58 m. From Cinema Guild.

"The Hero (O herói)" [2005], dir. Zezé Gamboa, 97m. From California Newsreel. Civil war survivors reconstruct lives in Luanda.

"Rostov/Luanda" (1997), dir. Abderrahmane Sissako, 60m. From California Newsreel.

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