A reference on the west African country updated to encompass events and new scholarship during the eight years since the second edition. Considers the Guinean economy, foreign and domestic politics, Crioulo culture, the 1991 multi-party elections in Cape Verde that had a great influence on Guinea- B
Richard Lobban is Professor of Anthropology and the Director of the Program of African and Afro-American Studies at Rhode Island College. He is author of the Historical Dictionary of the Sudan (Scarecrow, 1992). Peter Karibe Mendy is Deputy Director of Guinea-Bissau's Instituto Nacional de Estudos e Pesquisa, and Coordinator of its Center for the Study of Contemporary History.