Reading List of Landmine-Related Resources

In addition to our own generated resources, we often update this website with some of the more interesting and highly educational reading materials related to international landmine history, awareness, action, and rehabilitation. This database provides a comprehensive bibliography of works related to the landmine crisis throughout the world. You can easily search the database by publication title, author, subject region, publisher/publication year, and format of the work. Please contact us if you know of a resource not currently listed on our website.


AuthorTitleYearPublisherFormatSubject Region
Andric, IvoThe Bridge on the Drina1977University Of Chicago PressBookBosnia and Herzegovina
Araujo, Robert J."Anti-Personnel Mines and Peremptory Norms of International Law: Argument and Catalyst"1997Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 30, No. 1Journal ArticleInternational
Becker, ElizabethWhen the War Was over: Cambodia and the Khmer Rough Revolution1998PublicAffairsBookCambodia
Beier, J. Marshall"Siting Indiscriminacy: India and the Global Movement to Ban Landmines"2002Global Governance, Vol. 8, No. 3Journal ArticleIndia
Best, GeoffreyHumanity in Warfare: The Modern History of the International Law of Armed Conflicts1980Weidenfeld and NicolsonBookInternational
Burg, Steven L. and Paul S. ShoupThe War in Bosnia-Herzegovina: Ethnic Conflict and International Intervention1999M.E. SharpeBookBosnia and Herzegovina
Burness, DonaldFire: Six Writers from Angola, Mozambique, and Cape Verde1977Three Continents PrBookMozambique
Butler, Robert OlenA Good Scent from a Strange Mountain: Stories2001Grove PressBookVietnam
Butler, Robert OlenThe Deep Green Sea1999VintageBookVietnam
Cahill, Kevin M.Clearing the Fields: Solutions to the Global Land Mines Crisis1995Basic BooksBookInternational
CanadaAP Mine Ban: Progress Report1997Department of Foreign Affairs and International TradeGovernment DocumentCanada, International
CanadaTowards a Global Ban on Anti-Personnel Mines: Declaration of the Ottawa Conference1996Department of Foreign Affairs and International TradeGovernment DocumentCanada, International
Chandler, DavidA History of Cambodia2007Westview PressBookCambodia
Chretien, JeanNotes for an Address by Prime Minister Jean Chretien on the occasion of the Treaty-Signing Conference for the Global Ban on Anti-Personnel Landmines1997Ottawa: Office of the Prime MinisterGovernment DocumentCanada, International
Ciment, JamesAngola and Mozambique: Postcolonial Wars in Southern Africa1997Facts on FileBookMozambique
Davenport, David"The New Diplomacy"2002Policy ReviewJournal ArticleInternational
Elliot, JasonUnexpected Light: Travels in Afghanistan2001PicadorBookAfghanistan
English, John"The Ottawa Process:
Paths Followed, Paths Ahead"
1998Australian Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 52, No. 2Journal ArticleCanada, International
Faulkner, Frank"Anti-Personnel Landmines: A Modern Day Scourge"1997New Zealand International Review, Vol. 22, No. 5Journal ArticleInternational
Finnegan, WilliamA Complicated War: The Harrowing of Mozambique1993University of California PressBookMozambique
Glenny, MishaThe Fall of Yugoslavia: The Third Balkan War1996Penguin BooksBookBosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia
Greenaway, Norma"Stopping a Scourge"1995Ottawa Citizen, 29 NovemberNewspaper ArticleCanada, International
Hayslip, Le Ly and Jay WurtsWhen Heaven and Earth Changed Places: A Vietnamese Woman’s Journey from War to Peace1993PlumeBookVietnam
Hopkirk, PeterThe Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia2006John MurrayBookAfghanistan
Kamm, HenryCambodia: Report from a Stricken Land2011Arcade PublishingBookCambodia
Kaplan, RobertBalkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History2005PicadorBookBosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia
Lafreniere, BreeMusic through the Dark: A Tale of Survival in Cambodia2000University of Hawaii PressBookCambodia
Lenarcic, DavidKnight Errant? Canada and the Crusade to Ban Anti-Personnel Land Mines1998IrwinBookCanada, International
Macdonald, Jacqueline et al.Alternatives for Landmine Detection 2003RandBookInternational
MacKenzie, General (Ret'd) LewisThe Road to Sarajevo1993Douglas & McIntyreBookBosnia and Herzegovina
MacMillan, MargaretParis 1919: Six Months That Changed the World2003Random HouseBookBosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia
Malcolm, NoelBosnia: A Short History1996NYU PressBookBosnia and Herzegovina
Maresca, Louis and Stuart MaslenThe Banning of Anti-Personnel Landmines: The Legal Contribution of the International Committee of the Red Cross 2000Cambridge University PressBookInternational
McNamara, Roberts S.In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam1996VintageBookVietnam
Mertus, Julie et al.The Suitcase: Refugee Voices from Bosnia and Croatia1997University of California PressBookCroatia
Meyer, Karl E. and Shareen Blair BrysacTournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia2006Basic BooksBookAfghanistan
Michler, IanThis Is Mozambique2000New Holland BooksBookMozambique
Myers, Steven "Why Washington Likes Land Mines"1997New York TimesNewspaper ArticleUnited States, International
Newitt, MalynA History of Mozambique1994C Hurst & Co Publishers LtdBookMozambique
O’Brien, TimThe Things They Carried: A Work of Fiction2009Mariner BooksBookVietnam
Pham, Andrew X.Catfish and Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam2000PicadorBookVietnam
Poole, J.B. and R. GuthrieVerification 1996: Arms Control, Peacekeeping, and the Environment 1996Westview PressBookInternational
Rashid, AhmedTaliban: Militant Islam, Oil, and Fundamentalism in Central Asia2010Yale University PressBookAfghanistan
Redmond, Robert S.Clearing Land Mines2001Contemporary Review, Vol. 278, No. 1622MagazineEurope; International
Roy, OlivierIslam and Resistance in Afghanistan1990Cambridge University PressBookAfghanistan
Rubin, Barnett R.The Fragmentation of Afghanistan: State Formation and Collapse in the International System2002Yale University PressBookAfghanistan
Rubin, Barnett R.The Search for Peace in Afghanistan: From Buffer State to Failed State1995Yale University PressBookAfghanistan
Silber, Laura and Allan Little (Contributor)Yugoslavia: Death of a Nation1997Penguin BooksBookCroatia
Spiers, Edwards M."The Use of the Dum Dum Bullet in Colonial Warfare"1975Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 4, 1 :3-14.Journal ArticleInternational
Strobel, WarrenLand Mines, Cheap and Deadly, Wreak Terror in the Third World1994Insight on the News, Vol. 10, No. 39MagazineInternational; 'Third World'
Tanner, MarcusCroatia: A Nation Forged in War2010Yale University PressBookCroatia
Ung, LoungFirst They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers2006Harper PerennialBookCambodia
Williams, Jody"David with Goliath"2000Harvard International Review, Vol. 22, No. 3Journal ArticleInternational
Winslow, Philip C.Sowing the Dragon's Teeth: Land Mines and the Global Legacy of War1997Beacon PressBookInternational


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