Liberia
and Indiana University

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

zaret@iu.edu

REFERENCES

 

 

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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