Inventory of the Donald S. Rothchild Writings

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
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Creator: Rothchild, Donald S.
Title: Writings
Date (inclusive): 1974-1993
Extent: 0.4 linear feet
Abstract: Donald S. Rothchild (1928-2007) served as Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Davis. The collection contains selected manuscripts of Rothchild's conference papers and writings which focus on politics and government in Africa.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Repository: University of California, Davis. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-537
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.


Donald S. Rothchild (1928-2007) received his undergraduate degree from Kenyon College (1949), entered the military for two years during the Korean War, received his masters degree from the University of California, Berkeley (1954), and his doctorate from Johns Hopkins University (1958). He became a Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Davis in 1965.
He also served on faculties in Africa at the University of Nairobi, the University of Ghana, Makerere University in Uganda, the University of Zambia and in the United States at the School of Advanced International Studies of John Hopkins, the U.S. Institute of Peace, the Brookings Institute, and the University of California Washington Center.
Peterman, Larry. "Donald Rothchild." In Memoriam. Academic Senate, "Donald Rothchild" In Memoriam. Academic Senate,   Accessed August 15, 2011.

Scope and Content

Contains selected manuscripts of Rothchild's conference papers and writings.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is arranged alphabetically by title of the manuscript.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Rothchild, Donald S.--Archives.
University of California, Davis--Faculty--Archives
Africa--Politics and government


Collection is open for research.

Processing Information

Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid with assistance from student employee Michelle Xie.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Donald Rothchild Writings, D-537, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Box 1:1

Comparative Public Demand and Expectation Patterns: The Ghana Experience 1977 September

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Complex Bargaining Coalitions: State and Societal Groups in Africa 1988 October

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Conflict Management in Angola 1991 February

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Domestic and International Aspects of Pathological Ethnicity, with Alexander J. Groth 1992 June

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Ethnicity and Purpose Depoliticization: The Public Policies of Two Ghanaian Military Regimes 1978 November

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Ethnoregionalism and Negotiable Demands in the African Policy Process 1982 August

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Hegemonial Exchange: An Alternative Model for Managing Conflict in Middle Africa 1984 August

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The Implications of Scarcity for Governance in Africa, with Michael Foley 1982 September

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Interactions and Conflicts Among Politically Mobilized Identities undated

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International Relations Program, University of California, Davis 1974 November 27

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International Relations Program, University of California, Davis 1975 May 27

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Marx Inspects the Democratic State undated

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Military Regime Performance: An Appraisal of the Ghana Experience, 1972-78 1979

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Politics and Resource Allocation in Middle Africa 1984 October

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The Road to Gbadolite: Great Power and African Mediations in Angola, with Caroline Hartzell 1990

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State and Ethnicity in Africa: A Policy Perspective 1984

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The United States and Conflict Management in Africa 1993 December

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U.S. Policy Styles in Africa: From Minimal Engagement to 'Liberal Internationalism' undated