and Indiana University

David Zaret
Vice President for International Affairs
Professor of Sociology and History
Bryan Hall 104, Bloomington, IN




For Amos Sawyer's analysis of the causes of Liberia's political instability that led to the civil wars, and his prescriptions for a civil, democratic regime, see:

Amos Sawyer, Beyond Plunder: Toward Democratic Governance in Liberia (Boulder, CO., 2005).

For an anthropological and personal perspective on the civil war, see:

Mary H. Moran, The Violence of Democracy. (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006).

For the historical background on the role of African Americans in the creation of Liberia, see:

Claude Clegg, The Price of LIberty: African Americans and the Making of Liberia. (The University of North Carolina Press, 2004).

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