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Björn Kumm's Note

CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

World Guide (Montevideo)

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Al Bawaba: Middle East Gateway. Section for each country.

Middle East Research & Information Project. Publishers of indispensable MERIP Report.

WWW Virtual Library

In the Library: Articles

Taylor, Catherine. “As oil cash fades, Libya opens up,” Christian Science Monitor (9/12/03):6

Zoubir, Yahia H. "Libya in US foreign policy: from rogue state to good fellow?" Third World Quarterly 23,1 (2002).

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books:

Askew, William C. Europe & Italy’s Acquisition of Libya, 1911-1912 (Durham NC, 1942).

Burgat, François & William Dowell. The Islamic Movement in North Africa (Austin, 1993).

Doumanis, Nicholas. Myth & Memory in the Mediterranean: Remembering Fascism's Empire (NY, 1997).

Evans-Pritchard, E.E. The Sanussi of Cyrenaica (?,?). Study of a religious nativist movement that became a political opposition to Italian colonialism.

Gordon, John W. The Other Desert War: British Special Forces in North Africa, 1940-1943 (NY, 1987).

Harris, Lillian Craig. Libya: Qadhafi’s Revolution & the Modern State (Boulder, 1986).

Segre, Claudio G. Fourth Shore: The Italian Colonization of Libya (Chicago, 1974).

Smith, Denis Mack. Mussolini’s Roman Empire (London, 1976).

In the Library: Fiction

Coppel, Alfred. Show Me a Hero (San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987).

Demille, Nelson. The Lion's Game: A Novel (NY: Warner, 2000).

Matar, Hisham. In the Country of Men: A Novel (NY: Dial, 2007).

CD & Audio:

Film & Video:

"Lion of the Desert" [1981], dir. Moustapha Akkad, 159m. From Trancas Video.

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