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Björn Kumm's Note

CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

World Guide (Montevideo)

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

WWW Vitual Library

In the Library: Articles

Connell, Dan. "Eritrea: a revolution in process," Monthly Review 45,3 (7-8/93):1-26.

__________. "Letter from Eritrea," Nation (3/29/99):22-24.

Heiden, Linda. "The Eritrean struggle for independence," Monthly Review 30,2 (6/78):13-28.

Kaplan, Robert. "A tale of two colonies," Atlantic Monthly (4/03):46-54.

Watson, Guy. "Solar system," New Internationalist (4/95):6. Solar power systems for Eritrean hospitals.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Abbay, Alemseged. Identity Jilted, or, Re-Imagining Identity? The Divergent Paths of the Eritreaan and Tigrayan Nationalist Struggles (Lawrenceville NJ: Red Sea, 1998).

Bariagaber, Assefaw. Eritrea, Conflict & Involuntary Population Displacements (Geneva, 2000).

Bereketeab, Redie. Eritrea: The Making of a Nation, 1890-1991 (Uppsala: Uppsala U, 2000).

Birhan, Addis. Eritrea: A Problem Child of Ethiopia. Causes, Consequences & Strategic Implications of the Conflict (Addis Ababa, 1998).

Cliffe, Lionel et al. Beyond Conflict in the Horn (Trenton NJ: Red Sea, 1992).

Connell, Dan. Against All Odds. A Chronicle of the Eritrean Revolution (rev. ed.; Lawrenceville NJ: Red Sea, 1997). Eyewitness account in the tradition of John Reed & Edgar Snow.

__________. Getting Home is Only Half the Challenge: Refugee Reintegration in War-Ravaged Eritrea (Washington: US Committee for Refugees, 2001). On the return of half a million refugees from Sudan.

__________. Rethinking Revolution: New Strategies for Democracy & Social Justice. The Experiences of Eritrea, South Africa, Palestine & Nicaragua (Lawrenceville NJ: Red Sea, 2001).

Davidson, Basil; Lionel Cliffe & Bereket Habte Selassie (eds.) Behind the War in Eritrea (Nottingham: Spokesman, 1980).

Hansson, Gote. Eritrea 1999: A Bleeding Country that Never Kneels Down (Stockholm: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, 2000).

Hauser, Karen A. Eritrea After the War (NY: Eritrean Relief Committee, 1991).

Machida, Robert. Eritrea: The Struggle for Independence (Trenton NJ: Red Sea, 1987).

Medhanie, Tesfatsion. Eritrea & Neighbors in the "New World Order": Geopolitics, Democracy & "Islamic Fundamentalism" (Munster, 1994).

Minority Rights Group. Eritrea & Tigray (London, 1983).

Morrison, Godfrey. Eritrea & the Southern Sudan: Aspects of Some Wider African Problems (London, 1976).

Negash, Tekeste. Eritrea & Ethiopia: The Federal Experience (New Brunswick NJ, 1997).

Pateman, Roy. Eritrea. Even the Stones are Burning (2nd rev. ed.;Lawrenceville NJ: Red Sea, 1998).

Peninou, Jean Louis. Eritrea: The Guerrillas of the Red Sea (NY: EFLNA, 1976).

Pool, David Ian. Eritrea, Africa's Longest War (rev. ed.; London: Anti-Slavery Society, 1982).

__________. Eritrea: Towards Unity in Diversity (London: Minority Rights Group, 1997).

Sherman, Richard. Eritrea: The Unfinished Revolution (NY: Praeger, 1980).

Tekle, Amare (ed.) Eritrea and Ethiopia: From Conflict to Cooperation (Lawrenceville NJ: Red Sea, 1994).

Tesfagiorgis, Abeba. A Painful Season & a Stubborn Hope. The Odyssey of an Eritrean Mother (Lawrenceville NJ: Red Sea, 1992).

Tesfagiorgis, Gebre Hiwet (ed.) Emergent Eritrea: Challenges of Economic Development (Trenton NJ: Red Sea, 1993).

Trevaskis, Gerald K.N. Eritrea: A Colony in Transition, 1941-52 (NY: Oxford, 1960).

Turshen, Meredeth & Clotilde Twagiramariya (eds.) What Women Do in Wartime: Gender & Conflict in Africa (NY: Zed, 1998).

Yohannes, Okbazghi. Eritrea: A Pawn in World Politics (Gainesville: U. Florida, 1991).

In the Library: Fiction

Keneally, Thomas. To Asmara (NY: Warner, 1989).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

Kinnock, Glenys. Eritrea: Images of War & Peace (London: Chatto & Windus, 1988).

Papstein, Robert. Eritrea. Revolution at Dusk (Lawrenceville NJ: Red Sea, 1991).

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Eritrea: Women Combat Prejudices" (1997), 25m. From Common Ground Productions.

"Eritrea" (1990), dir. Susan Kalish, 30m. From Cinema Guild.

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