CIA World Factbook. Includes map.
World Guide (Montevideo)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Al Bawaba: Middle East Gateway. Section for each country.
Middle East Research & Information Project. Publishers of indispensable MERIP Report.
In the Library: Articles
Taylor, Catherine. “As oil cash fades, Libya opens up,” Christian Science Monitor (9/12/03):6
Zoubir, Yahia H. "Libya in US foreign policy: from rogue state to good fellow?" Third World Quarterly 23,1 (2002).
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books:
Askew, William C. Europe & Italys Acquisition of Libya, 1911-1912 (Durham NC, 1942).
Burgat, François & William Dowell. The Islamic Movement in North Africa (Austin, 1993).
Doumanis, Nicholas. Myth & Memory in the Mediterranean: Remembering Fascism's Empire (NY, 1997).
Evans-Pritchard, E.E. The Sanussi of Cyrenaica (?,?). Study of a religious nativist movement that became a political opposition to Italian colonialism.
Gordon, John W. The Other Desert War: British Special Forces in North Africa, 1940-1943 (NY, 1987).
Harris, Lillian Craig. Libya: Qadhafis Revolution & the Modern State (Boulder, 1986).
Segre, Claudio G. Fourth Shore: The Italian Colonization of Libya (Chicago, 1974).
Smith, Denis Mack. Mussolinis Roman Empire (London, 1976).
In the Library: Fiction
Coppel, Alfred. Show Me a Hero (San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987).
Demille, Nelson. The Lion's Game: A Novel (NY: Warner, 2000).
Matar, Hisham. In the Country of Men: A Novel (NY: Dial, 2007).
Film & Video:
"Lion of the Desert" , dir. Moustapha Akkad, 159m. From Trancas Video.