Repúblique du Tchad
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. France proclaimed a protectorate over Chad on 5 Sept. 1900, and in July 1908 the territory was incorporated into French Equatorial Africa. It became a separate colony March 1920, and in 1946 one of the four constituent territories of French Equatorial Africa. On 28 Nov. 1958 Chad became an autonomous republic within the French Community and achieved full independence on 11 Aug. 1960, although the northern prefecture of Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti remained under French military administration until 1965.


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Further Reading

  1. Kelley, M. P., Conditions of the State’s Survival. Oxford, 1986Google Scholar
  2. Thompson, V. and Adloff, R., Conflict in Chad. London and Berkeley, 1981Google Scholar
  3. Westebbe, R., Chad: Development Potential and Constraints. Washington, D.C., 1974Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1991

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