POLI SCI 146A: African Politics

Country Information & Statistics

The Library's Sub-Saharan African Government Information page includes a custom search engine to locate African government websites.  Consult OskiCat to find titles from Berkeley's large print collection of African government information.

  • Africa Development Indicators (ADI)
    Detailed data on Africa, containing over 1,600 indicators, covering 53 African countries from 1961 to present. Includes data on social, economic, financial, natural resources, infrastructure, governance, partnership, and environmental indicators. To access, click "ADI Database at the World dataBank" under Formats Available.
  • Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Country Reports and Profiles
    Indexes studies that provide analysis and forecasts of the political, economic, and business environments in more than 180 countries. Annual profiles are updated by quarterly reports.
  • Europa World
    Provides political and economic information on over 250 countries and territories, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. A useful source of statistics on area and population, health and welfare, agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, industry, finance, external trade, transport, tourism, communications media, and education.
  • House of Commons Parliamentary Papers
    Provides full-text access to thousands of 19th Century Parliamentary Papers. Includes statistical abstracts for British colonies in Africa and other historical data documenting British colonialism.
  • AccessUN: The Readex Index to United Nations Documents
    Indexes United Nations (UN) documents and publications including Official Records, UN journals, reports, treaties, conferences, draft resolutions, declarations, meeting records, UN Sales Publications, and UN Treaty Series. Contains the full text of several thousand UN documents.
  • UC DATA (Data Archive & Technical Assistance)
    The principal archive of computerized social science information for teaching and research. Part of UC Berkeley's Survey Research Center.
  • World Development Indicators (WDI)
    Provides time series development indicators data (1960-present) for 207 countries. Includes tables for population, labor and employment, education, health, energy, urbanization, national accounts, purchasing power, trade, government finance, monetary, balance of payments, external debt, investment risk, taxes, prices and exchange rates, transport and communication, and information and technology.


Africa South of the Sahara Call #: Doe Reference Reference Hall DT351.A1 A35 (latest year) Read at Google Read at Google

Doe Reference DT19.8 .Z45 2006 (Print edition) Read at Google Read at Google

General History of Africa Call #: Doe Reference DT20 .G45 v. 1-8 Read at Google Read at Google

Historical Dictionaries of Africa Series Call #: Doe Reference and MAIN at various DT call numbers, earlier titles found under African Historical Dictionaries Series link Read at Google Read at Google

Political and Economic Dictionary of Africa Call #: Doe Reference DT31 .P59 2005 Read at Google Read at Google

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