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The authors are grateful to numerous individuals in
government agencies and private institutions who
shared their time, expertise, and knowledge about Uganda.
people include Ralph K. Benesch, who oversees the Country
Studies-Area Handbook program for the Department of the
None of these individuals is in any way responsible for
of the authors, however.
The authors also wish to thank those who contributed
to the preparation of the manuscript. These include Sandra
Meditz, who reviewed all textual and graphic materials and
as liaison with the sponsoring agency; Richard F. Nyrop,
reviewed several of the chapters; Marilyn Majeska, who
editing and production; Reed Isbel, who edited the
Laverle Berry, who updated chapters and helped prepare the
manuscript for prepublication review; Tim Merrill, who
select illustrations and draft maps; and Barbara Edgerton,
L. Gilchrist, and Izella Watson, who did the word
Beverly Wolpert performed the final prepublication
review, and Joan C. Cook compiled the index. Linda
Malinda B. Neale of the Library of Congress Printing and
Processing Section performed phototypesetting, under the
supervision of Peggy Pixley.
David P. Cabitto provided invaluable graphics support.
Harriett R. Blood prepared the topography map, and
O'Mara prepared the other maps, all of which were reviewed
David P. Cabitto. The charts were prepared by David P.
who also deserves special thanks for designing the
for the book's cover and chapter title pages.
Finally, the authors acknowledge the generosity of the
individuals and public and private agencies who allowed
photographs to be used in this study. They are indebted
especially to those who contributed work not previously
Data as of December 1990