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Issue 3

ISSN: 215-2448

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Highlights: African Culture and Personality Studies, Language in Development, Nigerian Foreign Policy


African Culture and Personality: Bad Social Science, Effective Social Activism, or a Call to Reinvent Ethnology
James E. Lassiter  |  Abstract  |  PDF (1-21)

African Culture and Personality: A Comment on James E. Lassiter
D.A. Masolo  |  Excerpt  |  PDF (23-24)

At Issue

Language in Development Research in 21st Century Africa.
Kitula King’ei  |  Excerpt  |  PDF (25-29)

The Challenges Facing Nigeria’s Foreign Policy in the Next Millennium
Ebenezer Okpokpo  |  Excerpt  |  PDF (31-36)

Book Reviews

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The Anthropology of Anger: Civil Society and Democracy in Africa. Celestin Monga. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers. 1998.
Chisanga Siame  |  PDF (37-38)

Ethnic Conflicts In Africa. Nnoli, Okwudiba ed. Nottingham: CODESRIA. Distributed by African Books Collective. 1998.
Shirley Mthethwa-Sommers  |  PDF (39-40)

Labor and Democracy in Namibia, 1971-1996. Gretchen Bauer. Athens: Ohio University Press. 1998.
Osaore Aideyan  |  PDF (40-42)

When Hens Begin to Crow: Gender and Parliamentary Politics in Uganda. Sylvia Tamale, Boulder: Westview Press. 1999.
Rosemarie M. McNairn  |  PDF (42-44)

Aid to Africa: So Much to Do, So Little Done. Carol Lancaster. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999.
Loren B. Landau  |  PDF (44-46)

Do No Harm: How Aid Can Support Peace – or War. Mary Anderson. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999.
Angela M. Wakhweya  |  PDF (46-47)

Land, Ecology and Resistance in Kenya, 1880-1952. Fiona D. A. Mackenzie. Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Heinemann, 1998.
Opolot Okia  |  PDF (47-50)

The Moral Economy of the State: Conservation, Community Development and State Making in Zimbabwe. William A. Munro. Athens: Ohio University Center for International Studies Publications. 1998.
Yilma Gebremariam  |  PDF (50-51)

The Pillage of Sustainability in Eritrea, 1600s -1990s: Rural Communities and the Creeping Shadows of Hegemony. Niaz Murtaza. Westport: Greenwood Press. 1998.
Fouad Makki  |  PDF (51-53)

Quest for the Jade Sea: Colonial Competition around an East African Lake. James Pascal Imperato. Boulder: Westview Press. 1998.
Chris Bulcaen  |  PDF (53-54)

War on the Savannah: The Military Collapse of the Sokoto Caliphate under the Invasion of the British Empire, 1897-1903. Risto Marjomaa. Helsinki: The Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, 1998.
Funso Afolayan  |  PDF (55-56)

Letters to the Editor