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Gabon

Helga Fleischhacker

in Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296454
eISBN:
9780191600036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Gabon follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a historical overview, ... More


The Kennedy-de Gaulle Rivalry in Africa

Philip E. Muehlenbeck

in Betting on the Africans: John F. Kennedy's Courting of African Nationalist Leaders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195396096
eISBN:
9780199932672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396096.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

Much of the history of US-French competition overlooks the intense rivalry between Kennedy and Charles de Gaulle in Africa. Chapter eight sheds light on this rivalry. Africa was an essential ... More


Missionaries and Colonies

Emily Conroy-Krutz

in Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453533
eISBN:
9781501701047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453533.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how the Christian imperialism of the American missionaries often drew them into debates about the proper role of mission work in settler colonies. John Leighton Wilson, one of ... More


The Silent Crisis: The State of Rain Forest Nature Preserves

Carel P. van Schaik and John Terborgh

in Last Stand: Protected Areas and the Defense of Tropical Biodiversity

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195095548
eISBN:
9780197560808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195095548.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

The principal response of the global community to the threats against biodiversity has been the establishment of strictly protected areas, exemplified by the National Park System of the United ... More


The Wilderness Idea

Marybeth Lorbiecki

in A Fierce Green Fire: The Life and Legacy of Aldo Leopold

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199965038
eISBN:
9780197563311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199965038.003.0024
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

It was supposed to be a day of short, easy paddles and portages. But that is before the winds show up, gale force and pummeling wave after wave against us, determined to lock us down on the island. ... More


Elite Alliances and Conflict in Decolonized States: A Comparative Case Study of Côte d’Ivoire and Gabon

Manuel Vogt

in Mobilization and Conflict in Multiethnic States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190065874
eISBN:
9780190065904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065874.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

What explains different degrees of ethnic group mobilization and exclusion across decolonized states? And how can ethnic civil conflict be avoided in these states? This chapter addresses these ... More


Odyssey by Sea: Sanctity of Suffering I

Fallou Ngom

in Muslims beyond the Arab World: The Odyssey of Ajami and the Muridiyya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190279868
eISBN:
9780190279899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190279868.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines hagiographic ʿAjamī chronicles of Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba’s life and spiritual experience during his seven-year exile in Gabon (1895–1902). These chronicles reveal the Murīd ... More


The Political Geography of Conflict: Civil Wars in the Hegemonic Shadow

John O’loughlin

in The Geography of War and Peace: From Death Camps to Diplomats

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162080
eISBN:
9780197562079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162080.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The attack by the United States on Iraq in March 2003 was atypical of contemporary conflicts. While the attempt to kill Saddam Hussein on March 19 marked the opening of hostilities and was ... More


Territorial Ideology and Interstate Conflict: Comparative Considerations

Alexander B. Murphy

in The Geography of War and Peace: From Death Camps to Diplomats

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162080
eISBN:
9780197562079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162080.003.0020
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

We live in profoundly unsettling times. The daily newspapers are filled with stories about terrorist threats, stockpiles of chemical and biological weapons, and the efforts of ever more states to ... More


Disease Emergence and Re-emergence Prior to 1850

A. D. Cliff, M.R. Smallman-Raynor, P. Haggett, D.F. Stroup, and S.B. Thacker

in Infectious Diseases: A Geographical Analysis: Emergence and Re-emergence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199244737
eISBN:
9780191917509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199244737.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

In Chapters 4–8, we have examined a series of processes that, often working in combination, have served to precipitate the emergence and re-emergence of infectious and parasitic disease agents in ... More


Temporal Trends in Disease Emergence and Re-emergence: World Regions, 1850–2006

A. D. Cliff, M.R. Smallman-Raynor, P. Haggett, D.F. Stroup, and S.B. Thacker

in Infectious Diseases: A Geographical Analysis: Emergence and Re-emergence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199244737
eISBN:
9780191917509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199244737.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

In Chapters 4–8, we have examined a series of processes that, often working in combination, have served to precipitate the emergence and re-emergence of infectious and parasitic disease agents in ... More


Linguistic Diversity and Human Migrations in Gabon

Franz Manni and John Nerbonne

in Human Migration: Biocultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190945961
eISBN:
9780197555439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945961.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Gabon is an African country located very close to the homeland of Bantu languages (Cameroon). Starting about 5,000 years ago, Bantu-speaking populations diffused into almost all sub-Saharan Africa. ... More


Cameroon

Marius Schneider and Vanessa Ferguson

in Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198837336
eISBN:
9780191932380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837336.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Cameroon is found in Central Africa and is bordered by Nigeria, Chad, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of Congo. Due to its strategic location, Cameroon is the ... More


Congo (Republic of)

Marius Schneider and Vanessa Ferguson

in Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198837336
eISBN:
9780191932380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837336.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The Republic of the Congo, also known as Congo-Brazzaville, is found in Central Africa. It is bordered by Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and ... More


Equatorial Guinea

Marius Schneider and Vanessa Ferguson

in Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198837336
eISBN:
9780191932380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837336.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Equatorial Guinea is found in west central Africa. It has an area of 28,000 square kilometres (km) and is composed of a mainland, Río Muni, and small islands including Bioko where the current ... More


Gabon

Marius Schneider and Vanessa Ferguson

in Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198837336
eISBN:
9780191932380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837336.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Gabon is located in central Africa. It is bordered by Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, and the Republic of Congo. A sparsely populated country covered at 85 per cent of its territory with forests, ... More


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