Uganda in PicturesBook - 2006
A landlocked nation located on the equator in East Africa, Uganda is a beautiful country of grand natural resources.After gaining independence in 1962, Uganda seemed posed for rapid economic growth, but constant political instability and economic mismanagement led to years of economic and social decline.In modern times, Uganda is among the world's poorest countries.It faces an unstable economy, a rapidly growing population, violence between ethnic groups, and diseases such as AIDS.
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, c2006
Branch Call Number: J967.61 B82u
Characteristics: 80 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 27 cm