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Title: Congo, Republic of
Author(s): International Monetary International Monetary Fund
Paperback: 54 pages
Publisher: Not Avail
Publication date: August 26th 1996
Language: English
ISBN-10: 6613754714
ISBN-13: 9786613754714



Title: Historical Dictionary of Republic of the Congo 
Author(s): John Frank Clark
Paperback: 570 pages
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Publication date: August 9th 2012 (first published August 1st 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0810879891
ISBN-13: 9780810879898

Book summary
The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of Republic of the Congo provides a comprehensive set of references on the country's history, politics, economics, and culture. It traces the careers of the country's leading personalities into the era following the democratic experiment of the 1990s. It updates the country's social, economic, and political evolution through the first decade of the 21st century.Clark and Decalo provide a snapshot of the Republic of the Congo through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, an extensive bibliography, and the dictionary section of over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, leading political figures, institutions, economic enterprises, ethnic communities, and cultural features.It provides information on many aspects of Congolese society, culture, and society not available on any web-based source or in any other publication. It is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the Republic of the Congo.



Title: Congo
Author(s): Michael Crichton
Paperback: 496 pages
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/28/2009
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9780061782558

Book Summary
Deep in the African rain forest, near the legendary ruins of the Lost City of Zinj, an expedition of eight American geologists are mysteriously and brutally killed in a matter of minutes.
Ten thousand miles away, Karen Ross, the Congo Project Supervisor, watches a gruesome video transmission of the aftermath: a camp destroyed, tents crushed and torn, equipment scattered in the mud alongside dead bodies—all motionless except for one moving image—a ...


Title: Economy of the Republic of the Congo
Author(s): Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn
Paperback: 164 pages
Publisher: Book on Demand
Publication date: 2/27/2012
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9785510632934

Book summary

High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The economy of the Republic of the Congo is a mixture of village agriculture and handicrafts, an industrial sector based largely on petroleum extraction, support services, and a government characterized by budget problems and overstaffing. The Congo's growing petroleum sector is by far the country's major revenue earner. In the early 1980s, rapidly rising oil revenues enabled the government to finance large-scale development projects with GDP growth averaging 5% annually, one of the highest rates in Africa. ...


Title: United Nations Peacekeeping Mission In The Republic Of Congo
Author(s): Novat Mfalamagoha 
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Publication date: 11/12/2010
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9783843363471

Book summary
As from 1998 todate the world have witnessed many people being killed by rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) despite of the deployment of almost 20,000 UN Peacekeepers with the mandate to use force to protect civilians.Currently there are little academic literature that exists on the challenges that impedes the UN Mission in DRC from effectively protecting civilians. Previous generalization that the UN Peacekeeping Missions like UNAMIR in Rwanda fails because of the lack of mandate can't hold anymore because the UN Mission in DRC ...


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