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Title:Historical Dictionary of Niger
Author:Decalo, SamuelISNI
Series:African historical dictionaries
City of publisher:Lanham, MD
Publisher:Scarecrow Press
Geographic term:Niger
Subjects:bibliographies (form)
historical dictionaries (form)
Abstract:This book contains entries in dictionary/encyclopaedia style on the historical, political, economic, social and cultural background and current situation in Niger. The dictionary proper is preceded by a list of abbreviations and acronyms, a recent political chronology (1899-1996), and an introduction on the country). It is followed by a 150-page bibliography which is divided into the following categories: General works - Archaeology and prehistory - Early explorations - Anthropology and ethnology - Sociology and demography - History - Politics, administration, and foreign relations - Economic and development issues - Education - Scientific studies - Religion - Literature - Linguistics - Arts - Tourism and travel - Sources, reference works, and bibliographies.