Historical Dictionary of Chad by Samuel DecaloHistorical Dictionary of Chad by Samuel Decalo

Historical Dictionary of Chad

bySamuel Decalo

Hardcover | October 23, 1997

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One of Africa's largest yet least known countries, Chad has a rich pre-colonial heritage and a turbulent recent political history. This latest edition of the Historical Dictionary of Chad features new tables that list important statistics on its economic conditions - principal crops, gross domestic product, public finances, and main trade partners, as well as six maps, a list of abbreviations and acronyms, and a selected chronology. Reviews of the Previous Editon: ... Will prove handy for researchers, historians, journalists, teachers, politicians, and economists. For English speakers, the collection is a double blessing as this is the first time such a source of information on the French speaking countries is presented to them in their own language. -WEST AFRICA Mr. Decalo is eminently qualified....especially impressive.... presents excellent background to the political and social history... -THE REFERENCE BOOK REVIEW
Samuel Decalo (MA, Ph.D. in political science, University of Pennsylvania), has taught both at home (University of Rhode Island; Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research) and abroad (University of Botswana, University of the West Indies). He has published numerous books and articles on Africa and the Middle East, including thre...
Title:Historical Dictionary of ChadFormat:HardcoverDimensions:656 pages, 8.68 × 5.94 × 1.61 inPublished:October 23, 1997Publisher:Scarecrow Press

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ISBN - 10:0810832534

ISBN - 13:9780810832534

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This work is essential in the understanding and improvement of the impoverished and disintegrating country of Chad. Decalo's brilliant research and outspoken descriptions of this century's politics are invaluable.