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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: I. William Zartman collection
    Date (inclusive): 1956-1970
    Collection Number: 94018
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 12 manuscript boxes (4.8 linear feet)
    Abstract: The I. William Zartman collection consists of research materials on Africa compiled by Zartman in the 1950s and 1960s. Comprised of clippings, news dispatches, and serial issues, the collection documents political developments and economic conditions in a number of African states, especially those in West and Central Africa.
    Language of the Materials : In English and French.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Zartman, I. William, collector

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copiesof audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], I. William Zartman collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1994.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Biographical note

    1952 M.A., Johns Hopkins University
    1956 Ph.D, Yale University
    1960-1965 Professor, University of South Carolina
    1963 Author, Government and Politics in Northern Africa
    1964 Author, Morocco: Problems of New Power
    1965-1980 Professor, New York University
    1966 Author, International Relations in the New Africa
    1973 Author, Man, State, and Society in the Contemporary Maghrib
    1980- Professor, Johns Hopkins University
    1982 Author, The Practical Negotiator
    1985 Author, Ripe for Resolution: Conflict and Intervention in Africa
    2008 Author, Negotiation and Conflict Management: Essays on Theory and Practice
    2010 Author, Understanding Life in the Borderlands: Boundaries in Depth and in Motion

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The I. William Zartman collection consists of research materials on Africa compiled by Zartman in the 1950s and 1960s. Comprised of clippings, news dispatches, and serial issues, the collection documents political developments and economic conditions in a number of African states, especially those in West and Central Africa. There is a considerable amount of information in the collection about the Nigerian civil war in the 1960s, which involved conflict between the Nigerian government and the breakaway state of Biafra. There are also significant materials on Cameroon; Congo (Brazzaville) and Congo (Kinshasa/Léopoldville); and the role of the United Nations in Africa. The materials are in English and French.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Africa--Economic conditions.
    Africa--Politics and government.
    Africa--Social conditions.