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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

Niger Citizens Rally for Free Food as Famine Creeps. TerraNet (6/3/05).

Niger: Famine Looms, but No Help Coming. IRIN (5/27/05).

Clean Water at the Heart of Fight Against Poverty in Niger. Gorel Harouna, Choices (3/03).

Four Million People At Risk of Famine in Niger. Pan African News Agency (11/22/00).

Fulani & Zarma Tribes Pushed into Fights by Desertification?. Andrew H. Furber, ICE Case Studies (6/97).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Friends of Niger.

Timidria. National anti-slavery & human rights organization.

WWW Virtual Library.

In the Library: Articles

Bourgeois, Françoise & Françoise Piozin. "The 'redheads' of Niamey: an original way of providing urban transport," Transport Reviews 6,4 (8-10/86).

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Barde, Ibrahim. Mahamane Ousmane: Power & Democracy in Niger (Kano: RAI, 1996).

Deschamps, Alain. Niger 1995: révolte touarègue. Du cesser-le-feu provisoire à la "paix definitive" (Paris: L'Harmattan, 2000).

Djibo, Mamoudou. Les transformations politiques au Niger à la vieille de l'indépendance (Paris: L'Harmattan, 2001).

Fluchard, Claude. Le PPN-RDA et la décolonisation du Niger, 1946-1960 (Paris: L'Harmattan, 1995).

Grégoire, Emmanuel. Touaregs de Niger: le destin d'un mythe (Paris: Karthala, 1999).

Hama, Boubou. Kotia-Nima, rencontre avec l'Europe (Paris: Présence Africaine, 1969).

Hamani, Abdou. Les femmes et la politique au Niger (Paris: L'Harmattan, 2001).

Idrissa, Kimba (coord.) Le Niger: état et democratie (Paris: L'Harmattan, 2001).

Salifou, André. Le Niger (Paris: L'Harmattan, 2002).

Stoller, Paul. Le Maitre fou: Embodiment, Politics & the Post-Colony in Niger (Evanston IL: Northwestern U., 1995).

__________. Embodying Colonial Memories: Spirit Possession, Power & the Hauka in West Africa (NY: Routledge, 1995).

In the Library: Fiction

Hill, Kathleen. Still Waters in Niger (Evanston IL: TriQuarterly, 1999).

Salifou, André. La valse des vautours: roman (Paris: Karthala, 2000). Politics in 1960s.

Shortland, Gail. Polygamy: A Novel (Dublin: Poolbeg, 1998).

Stoller, Paul. Gallery Bundu: A Story about an African Past (Chicago: U. of Chicago, 2005).

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio:

Film & Video:

"Women of Niger: Between Fundamentalism & Democracy" [1993], dir. Anne-Laure Folly, 26m. From Women Make Movies.

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