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Björn Kumm's Note

CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

Library of Congress Country Profile.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

World Guide (Montevideo).

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Countrywatch: Benin.

WWW Virtual Library.

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Allen, Christopher. Democratic Renewal in Africa: Two Essays on Benin (Edinburgh: U. Edinburgh, 1994).

Bay, Edna G. Wives of the Leopard: Gender, Politics & Culture in the Kingdom of Dahomey (Charlottesville: U. Virginia, 1998).

Heilbrunn, John R. Markets, Profits, & Power: The Politics of Business in Benin & Togo (Bordeaux: Université Montesquieu, 1996).

Houngnikpo, Mathurin C. Determinants of Democratization in Africa: A Comparative Study of Benin & Togo (Lanham MD: University Press of America, 2001).

Ronen, Dov. Dahomey: Between Tradition & Modernity (Ithaca: Cornell, 1975).

In the Library: Fiction

Hazoumé, Paul. Doguicimi: The First Dahomean Novel (1937) (trans.Richard Bjornson; Washington: Three Continents, 1990).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Hopes on the Horizon" [2001], dir. Onyekachi Wambu, 115. From U. California Extension Center for Media & Independent Learning. Explores transition to democracy in Benin, & five other African countries.

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