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