Essential bibliography

Books to read to learn more about co-operation and development and the country which we are concerned of.

We try to present on this page a few texts dealing with the issues of cooperation and development and that we think important to know.

The texts are presented alphabetically by author's name. If several texts of the same author are listed, they are arranged in chronological order.

This bibliography should not be considered definitive: it is a dynamic tool for those who want to learn more.

We invite all readers to tell us with a message message all the texts they consider important that are not in the list and new publications, and to ask for information. .

  • 'Aiuto' al 'terzo mondo'. Lo sviluppo impossibile , in Documento IDAC, 2, Pistoia, Centro di Documentazione, 1973.
  • A.V., Lo scambio interculturale , Armando editore, Roma, 1999.
  • A.V., Non è vero. I dogmi del neoliberismo alla prova dei fatti , MC Editrice, Milano, 2002.
  • M.S.D. Bagachwa (editor), Poverty Alleviation in Tanzania , Dar es Salaam University Press, Dar es Salaam, 1994.
  • Jovin A. Banturaki, Cooperatives and Poverty Allevation , TEMA Publishers Co. Ltd, Dar es Salaam, 2000.
  • Ha-Joon Chang, Bad Samaritans. The myth of free trade and the secret history of capitalism. Random House Business Books, London, 2007.
  • Dhonte Robert, Progetti di finanziamento di micro e piccole imprese: regole di funzionamento e opzioni aperte (in Italian) .
  • T.L. Maliyamkono, Changamoto Tanzania , TEMA Publishers Co. Ltd, Dar es Salaam, 1999.
  • Giulio Marcon, Le ambiguità degli aiuti umanitari , Feltrinelli editore, 2002.
  • Dambisa Moyo, Dead Aid , Douglas & Mcintyre Ltd; 2010 ( L'aide fatale: Les ravages d'une aide inutile et de nouvelles solutions pour l'Afrique , Jean-Claude Lattè, 2009)
  • Mohammed Yunus (with Alan Jolis), Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty , Public Affairs, 2003.
  • Jean Ziegler, Die neuen Herrscher der Welt: und ihre globalen Widersacher , Goldmann Verlag, 2005.

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A little bit about history!

Africa in general

  • A.V., Africa come storia. Elementi del dibattito sulla natura della transizione nelle società e nei sistemi africani . Franco Angeli, Milano, 1980.
  • Yves Bénot, Idéologies des indépendances africaines , Maspéro, Paris, 1969.
  • Pierre Betraux, L'Afrique de la préhistoire à l'époque contemporaine Bordas, 1976 ( Afrika. Von der Vorgeschichte bis zu den Staaten der Gegenwart. Frankfurt/M., 1966.)
  • Giampaolo Calchi Novati - Pierluigi Valsecchi, Africa: la storia ritrovata. Dalle prime forme politiche alle indipendenze nazionali , Carocci Editore, Roma, 2005.
  • Joseph Ki-Zerbo, Histoire de l'Afrique Noire. D'Hier à Demain , Hatier, Paris, 1972. A General History of Africa , United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural, 1990.
  • Martin Meredith, The State of Africa. A History of Fifty Years of Independence , Simon and Schuster UK Ltd, London, 2006.
  • Roland Oliver - John D. Fage, A Short History of Africa , Penguin Books Ltd, Harmondsworth, 1962.
  • John Reader, Africa: A Biography of the Continent , Vintage 1997.
  • AA.VV., L'Africa a colori , liMes , Rivista Italiana di Geopolitica, 3-2006, Gruppo Editoriale l'Espresso.

East Africa and Tanzania

  • André Bourde, L'Afrique Orientale Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 1968
  • Giusto Lucio Cerasi, Socialismo africano , Coines edizioni, Roma, 1975.
  • Lionel Cliffe - John S. Saul (editors), Socialism in Tanzania , EAPH, Nairobi, 1972.
  • Isaria N Kimambo - A J Temu (editors), History of Tanzania , Heinemann Educ., 1971.
  • B.A. Ogot (editor), Zamani. A Survey of East African History . EAPH/Longman, 1974.

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  • Basil Davidson, The Africans. An Entry to Cultural History Longmans, Greenand Co. Ltd, 1969.
  • Janheinz Jahn, Muntu; an Outline of Neo-African Culture . Faber And Faber, London, 1961. ( (Muntu. Umrisse der neoafrikanischen Kultur . Eugen Diederichs Verlag, Düsserdorf, 1958.)

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Some newspaper articles in Swahili

The site offers a selection of newspaper articles of Tanzania in the original language and in Italian translation on the themes of solidarity, economic aid and other topics of interest to the voluntary associations that deal with Tanzania, not to mention a few issues of a political-cultural.
Since the translations, especially of recent articles, are usually done 'on the fly', are not accurate, but we are pleased to send a more accurate translation to those who request it.
Finally, those interested in being informed about the publication of new articles can register by clicking HERE .

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Translated from Italian as part of the PerMondo Initiative of free translation for charities.
© Voluntary Translators: Will Masters and Kate Humby - Proof-reader: Abaigh Wheatley, 2011.

Styliste: © P. Fumarola, 2011. Code: © N. Vessella, 2011.