• Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Mauritania became a French protectorate in 1903 and a colony in 1920. It achieved full independence on 28 Nov. 1960. Mauritania became a one-party state in 1964.


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Further Reading

  1. Belvaud, C., La Mauritanie. Paris, 1992Google Scholar
  2. Calderini, S., et al., Mauritania. [Bibliography] ABC-Clio, Oxford and Santa Barbara (CA), 1992Google Scholar
  3. Pazzanita, A. G., Historical Dictionary of Mauritania. Scarecrow Press, Lanham, Maryland, 1996.—The Maghreb. [Bibliography] ABC-Clio, Oxford and Santa Barbara (CA), 1998Google Scholar
  4. National Statistical Office: Office National de la Statistique, BP240, Nouakchott.Google Scholar
  5. Website (French only):

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