(see also Senegal)
CIA World Factbook. Includes map.
World Guide (Montevideo)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Long, Rosemary. "Sons of the soil: forced farming brings in harvest," New Internationalist (10/96):5. Jammeh regime's heavy-handed effort to achieve food self-sufficiency.
Schroeder, R. “Reclaiming land in the Gambia: gendered property rights & environmental intervention,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 87,3 (1997): 487-508.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Hughes, Arnold (ed.) The Gambia: Studies in Societies & Politics (Birmingham: U. of Birmingham Centre of West African Studies, 1991).
Njie, Codu Mbassy. Gambia: the Fall of the Old Order. The Senegambia Confederation & Beyond (Dakar: Cheikh Anta Diop, 1996).
Touray, Omar A. The Gambia & the World: A History of the Foreign Policy of Africa's Smallest State, 1965-1995 (Hamburg: Institut für Afrika-Kunde, 2000).
Wright, Donald R. The World & a Very Small Place in Africa: A History of Globalization in Niumi, The Gambia (2nd ed.; Armonk NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2004). Past five centuries & more in small town at mouth of Gambia River.
Yeebo, Zaya. State of Fear in Paradise: The Military Coup in the Gambia & Its Implications for Democracy (London: Africa Research & Information Bureau, 1995).
In the Library: Fiction
Gaye, Ebou. Patience is Accompanied by a Smile (Banjul: Observer, 1997).
Humasi, Nana. A Krio Engagement & Other Stories (Banjul: Book Production & Material Resources Unit, 1987).