Libya, an oil-rich nation in northern Africa, has been ruled for twenty-five years by Muammar Qaddafi, a revolutionary dictator who promoted socialism and developed a reputation as a supporter of terrorism. This book explores the geography, culture, and history of Libya and recent changes made in its economic and foreign policies.
"The book details the country's climate, geography, agriculture, industry, daily life in both rural and urban areas, and arts and culture. The book features maps, black-and-white photographs, and special boxes...The book's final pages offer a set of facts-at-a-glance, a detailed chronology, an annotated bibliography including works for both children and adults, an annotated list of works consulted (including web sites), and an index."
-- Multi-Cultural Review (March 2001)
Price: US $32.10