Historical Dictionary of Republic of the Congo

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Scarecrow Press, Aug 9, 2012 - History - 570 pages
The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of Republic of the Congo provides a comprehensive set of references on the country’s history, politics, economics, and culture. It traces the careers of the country’s leading personalities into the era following the democratic experiment of the 1990s. It updates the country’s social, economic, and political evolution through the first decade of the 21st century.

Clark and Decalo provide a snapshot of the Republic of the Congo through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, an extensive bibliography, and the dictionary section of over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, leading political figures, institutions, economic enterprises, ethnic communities, and cultural features. It provides information on many aspects of Congolese society, culture, and society not available on any web-based source or in any other publication. It is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the Republic of the Congo.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
A
29
B
55
C
87
D
127
E
139
F
163
G
191
O
329
P
345
R
385
S
391
T
409
U
435
V
447
W
449

H
203
I
211
J
223
K
227
L
241
M
261
N
305
Y
457
Z
461
Appendix A French Colonial Governors 18801960
463
Appendix B Heads of State of Independent Congo 19602012
465
Bibliography
467
About the Authors
523
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About the author (2012)

John F. Clark is professor of politics and international relations at Florida International University; he specializes in the politics and foreign policies of francophone Central Africa.

Samuel Decalo is professor of Political Science at the University of Natal and visiting professor at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

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