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Uganda, a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Rita M. Byrnes

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Uganda, a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Rita M. Byrnes
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-270) and index
resource.governmentPublication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrationsmaps
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Uganda
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
25831693
Responsibility statement
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Rita M. Byrnes
Series statement
Area handbook series,, 1057-5294DA pam, 550-74
Sub title
a country study
Table Of Contents
Historical legacies and social divisions -- Uganda before 1900. Early political systems ; Long-distance trade and foreign contact -- The colonial era. The issue of independence ; Power politics in Buganda -- Independence: the early years -- Military rule under Amin -- Uganda after Amin. The interim period, 1979-80 ; The second Obote regime, 1981-85 ; The return of military rule, 1958 -- Physical setting. Location and size ; Land use ; Mountains ; Lakes and rivers ; Climate -- Population. Size ; Composition and distribution -- Ethnic diversity and language. Eastern Lacustrine Bantu ; Western Lacustrine Bantu ; Eastern Nilotic language groups ; Western Nilotic language groups ; Central Sudanic language groups ; Foreigners -- Religion. World religions ; Local religions ; Millenarian religions -- Social change -- Women in society -- Education. The school system ; Teachers ; Educational finance -- Health and welfare. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) ; Health care ; Social welfare -- Historical background -- Growth and structure of the economy -- Role of the government. Direct economic involvement ; Budgets ; Rehabilitation and development plan -- Labor force -- Agriculture. Crops ; Livestock ; Fishing ; Forestry -- Industry. Energy ; Manufacturing ; Mining -- Tourism -- Transportation and communications. Rail and road systems ; Air transport ; Communications -- Banking and currency. Banking ; Domestic credit ; Currency and inflation -- Foreign trade and assistance. Foreign trade ; Balance of payments ; External debt ; Aid ; Regional cooperation -- The ten-point program -- Constitutional development -- System of government. The executive ; The National Resistance Council ; Local administration ; Judicial system ; Elections -- Political dynamics. Fears of regional domination ; Buganda and the kingship ; Political parties ; Surprise political tactics -- Foreign relations. Regional organizations ; Kenya and Tanzania ; Uganda's other neighbors-Sudan, Rwanda, and Zaire ; Britain ; The United States ; Israel ; The Soviet Union -- National security environment -- Military history. Early development ; World War I ; World War II -- National security since independence. The first Obote regime: the growth of the military ; Idi Amin and military rule ; The second Obote regime: repression continues ; The rise of the National Resistance Army -- The armed forces in society. Constitutional authority ; Defense spending ; Military strength ; Military service ; Veterans ; Kadogos -- Foreign military assistance. Foreign assistance in the 1960s and 1970s ; Foreign assistance in the 1980s -- External security concerns. Zaire ; Sudan ; Kenya ; Rwanda -- Internal security services. Early development ; Postindependence security services -- Criminal justice system. Prison system ; Patterns of crime and the government's response -- Human rights
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