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Zambia, republic in south central Africa, bounded on the north by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC, formerly Zaire) and Tanzania; on the east by Malawi; on the southeast by Mozambique; on the south by Zimbabwe, Botswana, and the Caprivi Strip of Namibia; and on the west by Angola. The area is 752,614 sq km (290,586 sq mi). Zambia’s capital and largest city is Lusaka.



Chan, Stephen, and Craig Clancy, eds. Zambia and the Decline of Kaunda, 1984-1998. Edwin Mellen, 2000. A collection of articles that examine the legacy of Zambia's popular leader, Kenneth Kaunda.

Grotpeter, John J.; Brian V. Siegel; and James R. Pletcher. Historical Dictionary of Zambia. 2nd ed. Scarecrow, 1998. Updated guide to people, places, and events in historical and contemporary Zambia.

Roberts, Andrew A. A History of Zambia. Holmes & Meier, 1976. Survey from the Stone Age to 1975.

Turner, Edith. The Spirit and the Drum: A Memoir of Africa. University of Arizona Press, 1987. Anthropological comments on the Ndembu people combined with personal reflections on Zambia.

Vaughan, Richard, ed. Photog. Ian Murphy. Zambia. Rowman & Littlefield, 1992. Photographic essay on the rich diversity of life in Zambia, from rural countryside to bustling urban centers.


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