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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

Uganda's Answer to Corruption: Fiery "Lady Justice". Rachel Scheier, Christian Science Monitor (5/7/03).

Lord's Resistance Army (n.d., Wikipedia).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

All Africa News Service: Uganda.

EcoNews Africa.

WWW Virtual Library.

In the Library: Articles

Caputo, Robert. "Uganda: land beyond sorrow," National Geographic 173,4 (4/88):468-92.

Doom, R. & K. Vlassenroot. "Kony's message: a new koine? The Lord's Resistance Army in northern Uganda," African Affairs 98 (1999):5-36.

Fishman, Ted C. "Making a killing: the myth of capital's good intentions," Harper's (8/02):33-41.

Hyden, Goran. "AIDS, policy & politics: East Africa in comparative perspective," Policy Studies Review 12,1-2 (spr-sum 93).

Jackson, P. "The march of the Lord's Resistance Army: greed or grievance in northern Uganda?" Small Wars & Insurgencies 13,3 (fall 2002):29-52.

Lahr, John. "Whirlwind: how filmmaker Mira Nair makes people see the world her way," New Yorker (12/9?02):100-09.

Mamdani, Mahmood. "Karamoja: colonial roots of famine in N.E. Uganda," Review of African Political Economy 9,25 (win 82):66-73, with critique by Beverly Gartrell & rejoinder by Mamdani in 13,36 (sum 86):85-92.

Novicki, Margaret A. "Uganda's man of vision (interview w/Yoweri Museveni)," Africa Report 38,4 (7-8/93):23-6.

Oloka-Onyango, J. "Uganda's 'benevolent' dictatorship," Current History 96,10 (5/97):212-17.

Ward, K. "The armies of the Lord: Christianity, rebels, & the state in northern Uganda, 1986-1999," Journal of Religion in Africa 31,2 (2001). Lord's Resistance Army.

Watson, Catharine."Ending the rule of the gun," Africa Report 33,1 (1-2/88):14-18.

__________. "Uganda's women: a ray of hope," Africa Report 33,4 (7-8/88):29-33.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Adisa, Folajinmi Olabode. The Comfort of Strangers: The Impact of Rwandan Refugees on Neighboring Countries (Nairobi: UNCHS, 1996).

Allen, Peter. Days of Judgement: A Judge in Idi Amin's Uganda (London: Kimber, 1987).

Amnesty International. Uganda: the Human Rights Record, 1986-1989 (NY, 1989).

__________. Uganda: The Failure to Safeguard Human Rights (NY, 1992).

__________. Uganda, "Breaking God's Commands": The Destruction of Childhood by the Lord's Resistance Army (NY, 1997).

__________. Uganda: Breaking the Circle. Protecting Human Rights in the Northern War Zone (NY, 1999).

Armstrong, Jill. Uganda's AIDS Crisis: Its Implications for Development (Washington, 1995).

Avirgan, Tony & Martha Honey. War in Uganda: The Legacy of Idi Amin (Dar es Salaam: Tanzania, 1982).

Behrend, H. Alice Lakwena & the Holy Spirits: War in Northern Uganda, 1985-1997 [1993] (London: James Currey, 2000).

Briggs, Jimmie. Innocents Lost: When Child Soldiers Go to War (NY: Basic, 2005).

Clapham, C. (ed.) African Guerrillas (Oxford: James Currey, 1998). See for Lord's Resistance Army.

Furley, Oliver. Uganda's Retreat from Turmoil? (London, 1987).

Gingyera-Pynicwa, A.G.G. Apolo Milton Obote & His Times (NY: NOK, 1978).

Gwyn, David. Idi Amin: The Death-Light of Africa (Boston: Little, Brown, 1977).

Hansen, Holger Bernt. Ethnicity & Military Rule in Uganda (Uppsala: Scandinavian Institute of African Studies, 1977).

__________. Mission, Church, & State in a Colonial Setting: Uganda, 1890-1925 (NY: St. Martin's, 1984).

__________ & Michael Twaddle (eds.) Uganda Now: Between Decay & Development (Athens: Ohio U., 1988).

__________. Changing Uganda: The Dilemmas of Structural Adjustment & Revolutionary change (Athens: Ohio U., 1991).

__________ & Michael Twaddle (eds.) Religion & Politics in East Africa: The Period since Independence (London: James Currey, 1995).

__________ & Michael Twaddle (eds.) From Chaos to Order: The Politics of Constitution-Making in Uganda (London: J. Currey, 1995?).

__________ & Michael Twaddle (eds.) Developing Uganda (Athens: Ohio U., 1998).

Harrell-Bond, Barbara. Imposing Aid: Emergency Assistance to Refugees (Oxford, 1986). On Ugandan refugees in southern Sudan.

Human Rights Watch. The Scars of Death: Childred Abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda (NY, 1997).

__________. Uganda: Not a Level Playing-Field. Government Violations in the Lead-Up to the Election (NY, 2001).

Jorgensen, Jan Jelmert. Uganda: A Modern History (London, 1981).

Lee, Mark. The Canal House (Chapel Hill, NC: Algonguin, 2003).

Kayizzi-Mugerwa, Steve. Uganda at a Crossroad (Stockholm, 1992).

Kreimer, Alcira. Uganda: Post-Conflict Reconstruction (Washington, 2000).

Kyemba, Henry. A State of Blood: The Inside Story of Idi Amin (NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1977).

Langseth, P. (ed.) Uganda: Landmarks in Rebuilding a Nation (2nd ed.;Kampala, 1997).

Leys, Colin & Mahmood Mamdani. Crises & Reconstruction, African Perspectives: Two Lectures (Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 1997).

Mamdani, Mahmood. From Citizen to Refugee: Uganda Asians Come to Britain (London: Frances Pinter, 1973).

__________. Politics & Class Formation in Uganda (NY: Monthly Review, 1976).

__________. Imperialism & Fascism in Uganda (London: Heinemann, 1983).

__________. The Nationality Question in a Neo-Colony: An Historical Perspective (Trenton NJ: Africa Research & Publications Project, 198?).

__________; T. Mkandawire & E. Wamba-dia-Wamba. Social Movements, Social Transformation & the Struggle for Democracy in Africa (Dakar: CODESRIA, 1988).

__________. Contradictions of the IMF Programme & Perspective in Uganda (Kampala: Centre for Basic Research, 1989).

__________ & Mamadou Diouf (eds.) Academic Freedom in Africa (Dakar: CODESRIA, 1994).

__________ & Ernest Wamba-dia-Wamba (eds.) African Studies in Social Movements & Democracy (Dakar: CODESRIA, 1995).

__________ & Joe Oloka-Onyango (eds.) Uganda: Studies in Living Conditions, Popular Movements, & Constitutionalism (Vienna: Journal für Enwicklungspolitik, 1996).

__________. Citizen & Subject: Contemporary Africa & the Legacy of Late Colonialism (Princeton NJ: Princeton, 1996).

__________ (ed.) Uganda: Studies in Labour (Dakar: CODESRIA, 1996).

Melady, Thomas P. Uganda: the Asian Exiles (Maryknoll NY, 1976).

Mutibwa, Phares. Uganda Since Independence: A Story of Unfulfilled Hopes (London, 1992).

Ofkansky, Thomas P. Uganda: Tarnished Pearl of Africa (Boulder, 1996).

Reinikka, Ritva & Paul Collier (eds.) Uganda's Recovery: The Role of Farms, Firms & Government (Washington, 2001).

Rupesinghe, K. (ed.) Conflict Resolution in Uganda (Oslo: International Peace Research Institute, 1989).

Seftel, Adam & others (eds.) Uganda: The Rise & Fall of Idi Amin, from the pages of Drum (Lanseria SA: Bailey's, 1994).

Spalding, J. & S. Beswick (eds.) White Nile, Black Blood: War, Leadership & Ethnicity from Khartoum to Kampala (Lawrenceville NJ: Red Sea, 2000).

Twaddle, Michael (ed.) Expulsion of a Minority: Essays on Ugandan Asians (London: Athlone, 1975).

__________. Kakungulu & the Creation of Uganda, 1868-1928 (Athens: Ohio U., 1993). Baganda chief Semei Kakungulu.

Veale, Angela & Aki Stavrou. Violence, Reconciliation & Identity: The Reintegration of Lord's Resistance Army Child Abductees in Northern Uganda (Pretoria: Institute for Security Studies, 2003).

Wooding, Dan. Uganda Holocaust (Grand Rapids, 1980).

In the Library: Fiction

Aloka, Aloysius. Iteo Alive (Kampala: Fountain, 2000). Karamojong people.

Atwooki, Rwagweri. The Invasion (Kampala: Record, 1997). AIDS.

Baingana, Doreen. Tropical Fish: Stories out of Entebbe (Amherst MA: U. of Massachusetts, 2005).

Barungi, Violet (ed.) Words from a Granary: An Anthology of Short Stories by Ugandan Women Writers (Kampala: Femrite, 2001).

Bwengye, Francis Aloysius Wazarwahi. The Agony of Uganda, from Idi Amin to Obote: Repressive Rule & Bloodshed. Causes, Effects & the Cure (London: Regency, 1985).

Drinkwater, Peter. Masaba (Lewes: Book Guild, 2004). Uganda in 70s.

Foden, Giles. The Last King of Scotland (NY: Vintage, 1999). Idi Amin & Uganda in 70s.

Ibingira, Grace Stuart. Bitter Harvest: A Political Novel (Nairobi: East African, 1980).

Isegawa, Moses. Abyssinian Chronicles (London: Picador, 2000).

__________. Snakepit (NY: Knopf, 2004).

Kaberuka, Jane. Silent Patience (Kampala: Femrite, 1999). Tutsi women.

Kamau, Joseph & Andrew Cameron. Lust to Kill: The Rise & Fall of Idi Amin (London: Transworld, 1979).

Kato, Wycliffe. Escape from Idi Amin's Slaughterhouse (NY: Quartet, 1989).

Kyomuhendo, Goretti. The First Daughter (Kampala: Fountain, 1997).

__________. Secrets no More (Kampala: Femrite, 1999). Rwandan refugees.

Lee, Mark. The Canal House (Chapel Hill NC: Algonquin, 2003).

Patel, Kirit T. In Search of Tomorrow (Bognor Regis, W. Sussex: New Horizon, 1979).

Shand, Rosa. The Gravity of Sunlight (NY: Soho, 2000). Uganda in 70s.

Tindyebwa, Lilian M. Recipe for Disaster (Kampala: Fountain, 1994).

Wangusa, Timothy. Upon this Mountain (London: Heinemann, 1989).

Watkins, Leslie. The Killing of Idi Amin (London: Everest, 1976).

Westlake, Donald E. Kahawa (NY: Mysterious, 1995). Mercenaries in Uganda.

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"ABC Africa," by Abbas Kiarostami. (85 min.) Abbas Kiarostami Production. Documents struggles of Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans on behalf of 1.5 million children orphaned by war & AIDS.

"Géneral Idi Amin Dada: autoportrait" [2002], dir. Barbet Schroeder, 90m. Reissue of 1974 documentary in English on the notorious dictator.

"Uganda, Delusion or Democracy?" (1997), Common Ground Productions, 26m.

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