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acknowledgements

Acknowledgements

This web site would not have been possible without support from a number of people around the world.
Thanks go to:

Families of Debangsu Sengupta, Simon Wisselink, Jennifer Gray, Vikas Sonak, and Nancy Gray for all their support and encouragement throughout the project.

Fokko Bos, of Travel Bookshop 'Pied à terre' in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, for his help in establishing contact with publishers specializing in Travel Guides.

Maria Bastiaens of "Literaire Reisboekhandel Evenaar" in Amsterdam, for providing information about books on Africa.

Hans Keuper, of Doetinchem (The Netherlands), for helping us to establish contact with the 'Collège Protestant Josué Mouiche' in Foumban, Cameroon, which enabled us to produce our 'African School' feature.

Hilary Bradt and Janet Mears of Bradt Publications, UK, for their kindness and help in securing permission for the use of copyright material from their books. Email: 08-19-98

ICSA. The friendly folks at the International Community School of Abidjan for their support and help.

Robert Gray (USA), Aditya Aggarwal (India), Arup Kanjilal (India), and Sylvan Korvus (Canada), for their tips on technical areas like programming, HTML, design, layout.

A large number of people from all over the world granted us permission to use their copyrighted material. Thanks go to:

Alex Sievers of Velserbroek, The Netherlands, for permission to use photos from his web site 'Alex Sievers Photography' at: http://www.xs4all.nl~sieversREMOTE/
E-mail.

Anthony Abi-Saab, for permission to use photographs from his web site Photographic Realms at: http://www.felglow.com.au/webpgs/Photographic_Realms/REMOTE
E-mail.

Ariadne van Zandbergen, for agreeing to contribute her photographs after a special request from Bradt Publications. Special thanks. Email from Bradt Publications: 08-26-98

Black Mamba Travels, a travel agency that organizes safaris in Tanzania, for permission to use photographs of wildlife and Tanzanian children from their website at: http://www.odsnet.com/blackmambaREMOTE. Email.

Carl Rosenberg, for permission to use photographs on Kilimanjaro and Ngorongoro National Parks from his website at: http://www-genome.wi.mit.edu/~carl/africa/ngon.htmlREMOTE. Email.

Carol Lofton, for permission to use photographs from her Primate Gallery at: http://www.selu.com/~bio/PrimateGallery/index.htmlREMOTE. Email.

Christine Covert, for permission to use photographs from her personal collection, some of which she displays on her website at: http://www.agate.net/~ile/guest/jobo.htmlREMOTE. Email.

David Wilkie.

Diana Morshead, for permission to use photographs from her Tanzania trip that she displays on her web site at: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~dianam/safari.htmREMOTE. Email.

Ernest Lopes, for permission to use photographs in his collection of pictures of southern Africa from his web site at: http://www.wildlifeafrica.co.zaREMOTE. Email.

Evert Jan Prins, for permission to use photographs from his trips to South Africa, Mauritius, Madagascar, Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. Letter: 08-25-98

Hans van der Meer, for permission to use photographs from his tour of South Africa. Letter: 08-25-98

J. Henley.

Jeremy Youngman, for permission to display Africa photos from his web site at: http://www.youngman.demon.co.uk/REMOTE. Email.

John Oswalt, for permission to use photographs from his wide-ranging collection of Africa photographs on his web site at : http://www.jao.com. Email.

Kees Buiskool, for permission to use photographs from his trips to South Africa and Madagascar. Letter: 08-25-98

OdessAmerica, for permission to use photographs and maps from their website at: http://www.odessamerica.comREMOTE. Email.

Sarah Northwood of Lonely Planet Publications, for permission to use maps from their web site (http://www.lonelyplanet.comREMOTE) and 'Africa on a Shoestring' book. Permission granted by email (08-27-98), followed by license agreement on fax.

The Lion Research Center, for permission to use their lion and Serengeti photographs from their web site at : http://www.lionresearch.orgREMOTE. Email.

Tim Knight, for permission to use information and pictures from his website - the Primate Gallery - at: http://www.selu.com/~bio/PrimateGallery/REMOTE. Email.

Tom Pidgeon, for permission to use wildlife photographs from his web site at : http://www.wildphotography.comREMOTE. Email.

Village Pulse Recordings, for permission use sound samples of African music from their web site at : http://www.rootsworld.com/rw/villagepulse/outpost.htmlREMOTE. Email.

Vern and Jo Moore, for permission to use photographs from their website at : http://www.inficad.com/~vmoore/Wildlife/REMOTE

Will Collins, for permission to use photographs from his collection. Email.

William Coupon, for permission to use photographs from his web site at: http://www.williamcoupon.comREMOTE. Email.

William Pahl, for permission to use photographs from his visit to Umuda, Nigeria. Letter.

References

Bradt, Hilary. Guide to Madagascar.
Chalfont St Peter: Bradt Publications, 1997.

Bradt, Hilary et al. Madagascar Wildlife: a visitor's guide.
Chalfont St Peter: Bradt Publications, 1996.

Briggs, Philip. Guide to Ghana.
Chalfont St Peter: Bradt Publications, 1998.

Briggs, Philip. Guide to South Africa.
Chalfont St Peter: Bradt Publications, 1997.

Briggs, Philip. East and Southern Africa: The Backpacker's Manual.
Chalfont St Peter: Bradt Publications, 1998.

Briggs, Philip. Guide to Tanzania.
Chalfont St Peter: Bradt Publications, 1996.

Comrie, Bernard et al. The Atlas of Languages.London: Quarto Publishing Plc, 1996.

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Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1998.

Finlay, Hugh et al. Africa on a shoestring.
Hawthorn: Lonely Planet Publications, 1998.

Hawkins, Joyce M. (ed). The Oxford Reference Dictionary.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Moore, W.G. The Penguin Encyclopedia of Places.
Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltd., 1971.

CD-ROMS

Microsoft Encarta 98 Encyclopedia
Redmond: Microsoft Corporation, 1998.

Britannica CD 98 Multimedia Edition
Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1998

Formal Permissions

Images of Ethnic PeoplesPermission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesTribal Art Review http://sorrel.humboldt.edu/~rwj1/afr.htmlRon Johnson , August 1998. Email message.Maps of AfricaPermission granted to reproduce maps.University of Texashttp://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCLMap_collection/faq.htmlCarolee Mitchell Images of GorillaPermission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesPrimate Galleryhttp://www.selu.com/~bio/gorilla/images/Bloom/index.htmlDebbie Bloom, August 1998. Email message.Desert ImagesPermission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesEast Africahttp://www.geocities.com/The Tropics/Cabana/2533/eastafrica.htmlPeer Wandel Hansen , August 1998. Email message.Maps from the Lonely PlanetPermission granted to reproduce maps for educational purposes.http://www.lonelyplanet.com/August 1988 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesPhotographic Realmshttp://www.felglow.com.au/webpgs/Photographic_Realms/Index.htmAnthony Abi-Saab, August, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesVern and Joe Moorehttp://www.inficad.com/~vmooreVern Moore, August, 1998 Email message. Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposeshttp://huijsing.www.cistron.nl/Adriaan Huijsing August, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesExplore MadagascarCortez-USA August, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposeshttp://www.oz.net/~rudybrueRudy Brueggemann August, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesWildNet Africahttp://www.wildnetafrica.com/Andrew McKenzie August, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesChris Coverthttp://www.agate.net/~ileIle Ife August, 1998 Letter.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesCarl Rosenberghttp://www.calle.com/Carl Rosenberg, April and August, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesBlack Mamba Travelshttp://www.osdnet.com/blackmambaLeonard Lomayani, April, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs and maps for educationalpurposesEncyclopedia Brittanicahttp://members.eb.com/synth/image.htcl?id=0&DocF=micro/7/53.html&topcodeM=ii&keywords=Africa&DBase=Articles&hits=10&pt=1&sort=relevance&config=configSusana Darwin, August, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesLion Researchhttp://www.lionresearch.org/contact.htmlDrew Davies, June, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesWilliam Couponhttp://www.williamcoupon.com/William Coupon,  <71342.2424@compuserve.com>August, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesJim Millerhttp://geogweb.berkeley.edu/GeoImages/Miller/millerone.htmlJim Miller, August, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesBill and Carol Lofton5840 Sun Valley WaySacramento, California 95823August, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesDiana Morsheadhttp://www-personal.umich.edu/~dianmDiana Morshead, April, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesEarnst Lopeshttp://www.wildlifeafrica.co.za/africanwildlifegallery.htmlEarnst Lopes, July, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesOdessAmericahttp://www.odessamerica.com/Carolyn Reid, August, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesTom Pigeonhttp://www.wildphotography.com/Tom Pigeon, August, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce music clips for educational purposeshttp://www.rootsworld.com/rw/villagepulse/Adam Novick, August, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesDavid S. Wilkie, August, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesC Weerts, August, 1998 Email message.Permission granted to reproduce photographs for educational purposesAlex Sievers http://www.xs4all.nl/~sievers/August, 1998 Email message.
Electronic Resources: 1.  Encyclopedia Britannica "Malinke". June 1998. http://www.eb.com:180/cgi-bin/g?DocF=micro/370/38.html (June 1998).2.  Encyclopedia Britannica "Dinka". June 1998. http://www.eb.com:180/cgi-bin/g?DocF=micro/171/13.html (June 1998).3.  Encyclopedia Britannica "Berbers". June 1998. http://www.eb.com:180/cgi-bin/g?DocF=micro/64/0.html (June 1998).4.  Encyclopedia Britannica "Mbuti". June 1998. http://www.eb.com:180/cgi-bin/g?DocF=micro/383/72.html (June 1998).5.  Encyclopedia Britannica "Bantu". June 1998. http://www.eb.com:180/cgi-bin/g?DocF=micro/50/76.html (June 1998).6.  Encyclopedia Britannica "Sahara Desert". June 1998. http://www.eb.com:180/cgi-bin/g?DocF=micro/517/0.html (June 1998).7.  Encyclopedia Britannica "Ituri Forest". June 1998. http://www.eb.com:180/cgi-bin/g?DocF=micro/297/29.html (June 1998).8.  Encyclopedia Britannica "Nile River". June 1998. http://www.eb.com:180/cgi-bin/g?DocF=micro/425/74.html (June 1998).9.  Encyclopedia Britannica "Congo River". June 1998. http://www.eb.com:180/cgi-bin/g?DocF=micro/140/34.html (June 1998).10.  Encyclopedia Britannica "Lake Chad". June 1998. http://www.eb.com:180/cgi-bin/g?DocF=micro/114/16.html (June 1998).11.  Encyclopedia Britannica "Lake Victoria". June 1998. http://www.eb.com:180/cgi-bin/g?DocF=micro/622/51.html (June 1998).12.  Encyclopedia Britannica "Atlas Mountains". June 1998. http://www.eb.com:180/cgi-bin/g?DocF=micro/39/63.html (June 1998).13.  Encyclopedia Britannica "Mount Kilimanjaro". June 1998. http://www.eb.com:180/cgi-bin/g?DocF=micro/321/8.html (June 1998).14.  Encyclopedia Britannica "Fulani". June 1998. http://www.eb.com:180/cgi-bin/g?DocF=micro/222/46.html (June 1998).15.  Encyclopedia Britannica "Hausa". June 1998. http://www.eb.com:180/cgi-bin/g?DocF=micro/261/98.html (June 1998).16.  Encyclopedia Britannica "Khoikhoi". June 1998. http://www.eb.com:180/cgi-bin/g?DocF=micro/320/3.html (June 1998).17.  Web of Culture "Religion".  August 1998http://webofculture.com/refs/religions.html (August 1998). Permission Granted.18.  Web of Culture "Capitals".  August 1998http://webofculture.com/refs/capitals.html (August 1998). Permission Granted.19.  Web of Culture "Languages".  August 1998http://webofculture.com/refs/languages.html (August 1998). Permission Granted.


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