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Issue 1

ISN 215-2448

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Highlights: France, Côte d’Ivoire, Conflict in South Sudan, Social Organization, Rukwa, Tanzania, West Africa, Somaliland


France’s Conflict Resolution Strategy in Côte d’Ivoire and its Ethical Implications
Maja Bovcon  |  Abstract  |  Full Text:  PDF (1-24)

Local Needs and Agency Conflict: A Case Study of Kajo Keji County, Sudan
Randall Fegley  |  Abstract  |  Full Text:  PDF (25-56)

Social Organization and Social Status in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Rukwa, Tanzania
Tony Waters  |  Abstract  |  Full Text:  PDF (57-93)

Book Reviews

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Emmanuel Kwaku Akyeampong (ed.). Themes in West Africa’s History. Athens: Ohio University Press. 2006.
Review by Julius O. Adekunle  |  PDF (95-97)

Mark Bradbury. Becoming Somaliland. Bloomington: Indiana University Press/Progressio, 2008.
Review by Omar Ahmed and Grant J. Rich  |  PDF (97-99)

Christopher Rowan. The Politics of Water in Africa: The European Union’s Role in Development AID Partnership. London: International Library of African Studies 24–Tauris Academic Studies, 2009.
Review by Sanford V. Berg  |  PDF (99-101)

Robert J. Thornton. Unimagined Community: Sex, Networks, and AIDS in Uganda and South Africa. London: The Regents of the University of California, 2008.
Review by Kristen Cheney  |  PDF (101-103)

Cheikh Anta Babou. Fighting the Greater Jihad: Amadou Bamba and the Founding of the Muridiyya of Senegal, 1853-1913. 2007.
Review by Andrew F. Clark  |  PDF (103-105)

Marissa J. Moorman. Intonations: A Social History of Music and Nation in Luanda, Angola from 1945 to Recent Times. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press.
Review by Todd Cleveland  |  PDF (105-107)

Kristin Loftsdottir. The Bush is Sweet: Identity, Power and Development among WoDaaBe Fulani in Niger. Uppsala: Nordiska Africainstitutet, 2008.
Review by Matthew J. Forss  |  PDF (107-109)

Benjamin Lawrence. Locality, Mobility, and “Nation”: Periurban Colonialism in Togo’s Eweland 1900-1960. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2007.
Review by Heidi G. Frontani  |  PDF (109-110)

David Graeber. Lost People: Magic and the Legacy of Slavery in Madagascar. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2007.
Review by Detlev Krige  |  PDF (110-112)

James Currey. Africa Writes Back: The African Writers Series and the Launch of African Literature. 
Athens: Ohio University Press, 2008.
Review by Todd H. Leedy  |  PDF (112-114)

S. M. Shamsul Alam. Rethinking the Mau Mau in Colonial Kenya. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. 
Review by Grace Maina  |  PDF (115-116)

Richard Price. Making Empire: Colonial Encounters and the Creation of Imperial Rule in Nineteenth-Century Africa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Review by Adel Manai  |  PDF (117-119)

Jeremy Rich. A Workman is Worthy of His Meat: Food and Colonialism in the Gabon Estuary. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2007.
Review by Jacqueline-Bethel Mougoué  |  PDF (119-121)

Jay Straker. Youth, Nationalism, and the Guinean Revolution. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009.
Review by Elizabeth Schmidt  |  PDF (121-123)

Thomas Benjamin. The Atlantic World: Europeans, Africans, Indians and their Shared History, 1400-1900. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Review by John K. Thornton  |  PDF (123-124)

Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator. Theology Brewed in an African Pot. New York, NY: Orbis Books, 2008.
Review by Casey Woodling  |  PDF (124-127)

Ronald Nicolson (ed.). Persons in Community: African Ethics in a Global Culture. Scottsville, South Africa: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2008.
Review by Casey Woodling  |  PDF (128-129)