The Resource Zaire : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Sandra W. Meditz and Tim Merrill

Zaire : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Sandra W. Meditz and Tim Merrill

Label
Zaire : a country study
Title
Zaire
Title remainder
a country study
Statement of responsibility
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Sandra W. Meditz and Tim Merrill
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT644
LC item number
.Z3425 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Meditz, Sandra W.
  • Merrill, Tim
  • Library of Congress
  • American University (Washington, D.C.)
Series statement
  • Area handbook series,
  • DA pam
Series volume
550-67
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
Label
Zaire : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Sandra W. Meditz and Tim Merrill
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-363) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Human origins -- Early historical perspectives. State systems versus segmentary societies ; Rulers and ruled ; External pressures -- The colonial state. The Léopoldian legacy ; Belgian paternalism: underlying postulates ; The apparatus of control ; Postwar reforms -- Nationalist awakenings. The rise of militant ethnicity: Abako ; The challenge of territorial nationalism: Lumumba and the MNC ; Settler politics in Katanga -- The crisis of decolonization. The road to independence ; The mutiny of the force publique ; The center no longer holds ; The secession of Katanga ; The UN intervention -- The first republic, 1960-65. The Adoula government, August 1961-July 1964 ; Rural insurgencies: the "second independence" ; Mobutu's second coming -- The second republic, 1965-90: the rebirth of bula matari. Mobutu, self-proclaimed father of the nation ; Toward political reconstruction ; The quest for legitimacy ; The expansion of state authority ; Zairianization, radicalization, and retrocession ; External threats to regime stability ; The durability of the patrimonial state -- Geography and environment. Rivers and lakes ; Geographic regions ; Climate ; Environmental trends -- Population. Size and growth ; Population distribution ; Urbanization: causes and characteristics -- Languages. Officially recognized languages ; Other indigenous languages -- Ethnic groups. Non-Bantu speakers of the northern Savannas and forest fringe ; Bantu speakers of the Congo River Basin and its environs ; Bantu speakers of the eastern forest and plain ; Bantu speakers of the eastern highlands ; Peoples of the Savannas: southeastern Zaire ; Peoples of the Savannas: Lunda region ; Peoples of the southern uplands: Kasai-Shaba ; Peoples of the lower Kasai and its tributaries ; Peoples between the Kwango and the Kasai ; The Kongo peoples ; The significance of ethnic identification -- Indigenous social systems -- Zairian social classes. The external estate ; The politico-commercial class ; The new commercial class ; Other high-status groups ; The subbourgeoisie ; The working class ; The informal sector ; Peasants -- Polarization and prospects for conflict -- Strategies of survival. Coping and hustling ; Theft and bribery ; Patron-client relations ; Resistance ; Flight -- The status of women -- Religion. The Roman Catholic Church ; Protestant churches ; The Kimbanguist church ; Other African Christian movements ; Traditional African religions -- Education. Policy changes ; Institutional problems -- Health and medical services. Incidence of disease ; Health care system ; Sanitation and nutrition ; Family planning -- Background and overview of the economy. Early economic activity ; From colonial times to independence ; Postindependence ; Zairianization ; Economic decline ; The 1983 reforms ; The 1987 plan ; The 1989 reform -- Role of government. Parastatals ; Patrimonial politics and corruption ; Investment projects -- Structure and dynamics of the economy. Gross domestic product ; The informal economy ; Currency ; Inflation ; Budget ; Debt ; Banking ; Labor -- Agriculture. National land law system ; Crops ; Forestry ; Fishing and livestock -- Mining. Copper and zinc ; Cobalt ; Manganese ; Tin and related materials ; Gold ; Diamonds -- Industry -- Energy. Petroleum and other fuels ; Electricity -- Transportation and telecommunications -- Foreign exchange relations. Trade and balance of payments ; Foreign aid ; Foreign investment -- Prospects for growth -- Postindependence political development. Establishment of a personalistic regime ; The part-state as a system of rule -- Political reform in the 1990s. Proclamation of the third republic ; Subsequent political developments, 1990-93 -- Structure of government. The presidency ; The national executive council ; The legislature ; The judiciary and the courts ; Local government -- Political dynamics. Managing the military ; Opposition to the regime prior to 1990 ; Opposition since 1990 ; Interest groups ; The media -- Foreign policy. Relations with the West ; Relations with the communist world ; Regional relations -- National security environment -- Evolution of the armed forces. The colonial period ; The Congolese National Army ; The military under Mobutu ; Creation of the Zairian armed forces ; Involvement in Angola ; Shaba I ; Shaba II -- Public attitudes toward the military -- Armed forces missions and organization. Army ; Navy ; Air force ; National gendarmerie -- Armed forces manpower and training. Recruitment and retention ; Conditions of service ; Military schools ; Uniforms, ranks, and insignia -- Foreign military relations. Foreign influences ; Zaire as military aid donor -- Public order and internal security -- The civil security apparatus. Development of a national police force ; Local police ; The intelligence apparatus and security forces ; The party security apparatus ; Popular attitudes toward the civil security apparatus -- The legal and penal systems. Criminal law and the penal code ; The judicial system ; The prison system -- Civil and human rights
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed
Extent
1 online resource (lvii, 394 pages)
Form of item
online
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
LLMC Digital Library Collection
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
09-077
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)621127495
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Zaire : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Sandra W. Meditz and Tim Merrill
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-363) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Human origins -- Early historical perspectives. State systems versus segmentary societies ; Rulers and ruled ; External pressures -- The colonial state. The Léopoldian legacy ; Belgian paternalism: underlying postulates ; The apparatus of control ; Postwar reforms -- Nationalist awakenings. The rise of militant ethnicity: Abako ; The challenge of territorial nationalism: Lumumba and the MNC ; Settler politics in Katanga -- The crisis of decolonization. The road to independence ; The mutiny of the force publique ; The center no longer holds ; The secession of Katanga ; The UN intervention -- The first republic, 1960-65. The Adoula government, August 1961-July 1964 ; Rural insurgencies: the "second independence" ; Mobutu's second coming -- The second republic, 1965-90: the rebirth of bula matari. Mobutu, self-proclaimed father of the nation ; Toward political reconstruction ; The quest for legitimacy ; The expansion of state authority ; Zairianization, radicalization, and retrocession ; External threats to regime stability ; The durability of the patrimonial state -- Geography and environment. Rivers and lakes ; Geographic regions ; Climate ; Environmental trends -- Population. Size and growth ; Population distribution ; Urbanization: causes and characteristics -- Languages. Officially recognized languages ; Other indigenous languages -- Ethnic groups. Non-Bantu speakers of the northern Savannas and forest fringe ; Bantu speakers of the Congo River Basin and its environs ; Bantu speakers of the eastern forest and plain ; Bantu speakers of the eastern highlands ; Peoples of the Savannas: southeastern Zaire ; Peoples of the Savannas: Lunda region ; Peoples of the southern uplands: Kasai-Shaba ; Peoples of the lower Kasai and its tributaries ; Peoples between the Kwango and the Kasai ; The Kongo peoples ; The significance of ethnic identification -- Indigenous social systems -- Zairian social classes. The external estate ; The politico-commercial class ; The new commercial class ; Other high-status groups ; The subbourgeoisie ; The working class ; The informal sector ; Peasants -- Polarization and prospects for conflict -- Strategies of survival. Coping and hustling ; Theft and bribery ; Patron-client relations ; Resistance ; Flight -- The status of women -- Religion. The Roman Catholic Church ; Protestant churches ; The Kimbanguist church ; Other African Christian movements ; Traditional African religions -- Education. Policy changes ; Institutional problems -- Health and medical services. Incidence of disease ; Health care system ; Sanitation and nutrition ; Family planning -- Background and overview of the economy. Early economic activity ; From colonial times to independence ; Postindependence ; Zairianization ; Economic decline ; The 1983 reforms ; The 1987 plan ; The 1989 reform -- Role of government. Parastatals ; Patrimonial politics and corruption ; Investment projects -- Structure and dynamics of the economy. Gross domestic product ; The informal economy ; Currency ; Inflation ; Budget ; Debt ; Banking ; Labor -- Agriculture. National land law system ; Crops ; Forestry ; Fishing and livestock -- Mining. Copper and zinc ; Cobalt ; Manganese ; Tin and related materials ; Gold ; Diamonds -- Industry -- Energy. Petroleum and other fuels ; Electricity -- Transportation and telecommunications -- Foreign exchange relations. Trade and balance of payments ; Foreign aid ; Foreign investment -- Prospects for growth -- Postindependence political development. Establishment of a personalistic regime ; The part-state as a system of rule -- Political reform in the 1990s. Proclamation of the third republic ; Subsequent political developments, 1990-93 -- Structure of government. The presidency ; The national executive council ; The legislature ; The judiciary and the courts ; Local government -- Political dynamics. Managing the military ; Opposition to the regime prior to 1990 ; Opposition since 1990 ; Interest groups ; The media -- Foreign policy. Relations with the West ; Relations with the communist world ; Regional relations -- National security environment -- Evolution of the armed forces. The colonial period ; The Congolese National Army ; The military under Mobutu ; Creation of the Zairian armed forces ; Involvement in Angola ; Shaba I ; Shaba II -- Public attitudes toward the military -- Armed forces missions and organization. Army ; Navy ; Air force ; National gendarmerie -- Armed forces manpower and training. Recruitment and retention ; Conditions of service ; Military schools ; Uniforms, ranks, and insignia -- Foreign military relations. Foreign influences ; Zaire as military aid donor -- Public order and internal security -- The civil security apparatus. Development of a national police force ; Local police ; The intelligence apparatus and security forces ; The party security apparatus ; Popular attitudes toward the civil security apparatus -- The legal and penal systems. Criminal law and the penal code ; The judicial system ; The prison system -- Civil and human rights
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed
Extent
1 online resource (lvii, 394 pages)
Form of item
online
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
LLMC Digital Library Collection
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
09-077
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)621127495
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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