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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

Library of Congress Country Profile.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

Botswana Tackles AIDS Aggressively. Nicole Itano, Christian Science Monitor (5/7/03).

Lessons from Botswana. Robert I. Rotberg, Christian Science Monitor (3/3/03).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Countrywatch: Botswana.

WWW Virtual Library .

In the Library: Articles

Peters, P. “Embedded systems & rooted models: the grazing systems of Botswana & the Commons Debate,” in B. McCay & J. Acheson (eds.). The Question of the Commons (Tucson: U. of Arizona).

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Carter, Gwendolyn M. & E. Philip Morgan (eds.) From the Frontline: Speeches of Sir Seretse Khama (Stanford: Hoover Institution, 1980).

Dutfield, Michael. A Marriage of Inconvenience: The Persecution of Ruth & Seretse Khama (London: Unwin Hyman, 1990).

Emang Basadi Women's Association. The Women's Manifesto: A Summary of Botswana Women's Issues & Demands (Gabarone: Lentswe la Lesedi, 1999).

Head, Bessie. A Woman Alone: Autobiographical Writings (Portsmouth NH: Heinemann, 1990).

__________. A Gesture of Belonging: Letters from Bessie Head, 1965-1979 (Portsmouth NH: Heinemann, 1991).

Mgadla, P.T. A History of Education in the Bechuanaland Protectorate to 1965 (Landham MD: University Press, 2003).

Tlou, Thomas. Seretse Khama, 1921-1980 (Braamfontein: Macmillan, 1995).

In the Library: Fiction

Head, Bessie. Maru (NY: McCall, 1971).

__________. A Question of Power (NY: Pantheon, 1974).

__________. Life [1975] (Kensington: ViVa, 1993).

__________. The Collector of Treasures, & Other Botswana Village Tales (London: Heinemann, 1977).

__________. Serowe, Village of the Rain Wind (London: Heinemann, 1981).

__________. A Bewitched Crossroad: An African Saga (NY: Paragon House, 1986).

__________. When Rain Clouds Gather [1969] (Portsmouth NH: Heinemann, 1987).

__________. Tales of Tenderness & Power (Oxford: Heinemann International, 1990).

__________. The Cardinals, with Meditations & Stories (Portsmouth NH: Heinemann, 1995).

McCall Smith, R.A. Heavenly Date & Other Stories (Edinburgh: Canongate, 1995).

__________. The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Edinburgh: Polygon, 1998).

__________. Tears of the Giraffe (Edinburgh: Polygon, 2000).

__________. Morality for Beautiful Girls (NY: Anchor, 2002).

__________. The Kalahari Typing School for Men (NY: Pantheon, 2003).

Rush, Norman. Mating: A Novel (NY: Knopf, 1991).

__________. Whites: Stories (NY: Vintage, 1992).

__________. Mortals (NY: Knopf, 2003).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Gods Must Be Crazy" [1980], dir. Jamie Uys, 109m. Filmed in Botswana by South African director with Namibian lead characters.

"The Gods Must Be Crazy" [1989], dir. Jamie Uys, 98m. In video stores. Filmed in Botswana by South African director with Namibian lead characters.

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