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Issue 1

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Highlights: ECOMOG Intervention in Liberia, Genocide and International Order in Central Africa, African Culture and Personality

Editor’s Note


“Every Car Or Moving Object Gone” The ECOMOG Intervention in Liberia.
Christopher Tuck  |  Abstract  |  PDF (1-16)

From Genocide to Regional War: The Breakdown of International Order in Central Africa
Christian R. Manahl  |  Excerpt  |  PDF (17-28)


African Culture and Personality: A Reply to D. A. Masolo
James E. Lassiter  |  Response Letter  |  PDF (29-35)

Book Reviews

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The Criminalization of the State in Africa. Jean-François Bayart, Stephen Ellis, and Béatrice Hibou. Oxford, Bloomington & Indianapolis: James Currey & Indiana University Press. 1999. 
Fuabeh P. Fonge  |  PDF (37-38)

Agencies in Foreign Aid: Comparing China, Sweden, and the United States in Tanzania. Goran Hyden and Rwekaza Mukandala (eds.) New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999.
Steven Hook  |  PDF (38-40)

Globalisation, Human Security and the African Experience. Caroline Thomas and Peter Wilkin (eds.) Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publications, 1999.
Seyoum Hameso  |  PDF (40-43)

People Are Not the Same: Leprosy and Identity in Twentieth-Century Mali. Eric Silla. Portsmouth: Heinemann, 1998. 
Timothy Cleaveland  |  PDF (43-45)

UNESCO General History of Africa Vol. IV: Africa from the Twelfth to the Sixteenth Century (abridged). Joseph Ki-Zerbo and Djibril Tamsir Niane (eds.). Paris, Oxford and Berkeley: UNESCO, James Currey, & University of California Press, 1997.
Martin A. Klein  |  PDF (45-46)

White Slaves, African Masters: An Anthology of American Barbary Captivity Narratives. Paul Baepler, (ed). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. 
Samantha Manchester Earley  |  PDF (46-48)

Juan Maria Schuver’s Travels in North East Africa 1880-1883. Wendy James, Gerd Baumann, and Douglas H. Johnson (eds.). London: The Hakluyt Society, 1996.
Dennis D. Cordell  |  PDF (48-51)

The Rise and Fall of Swahili States. Chapurukha M. Kusimba. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 1999. 
David S. Fick  |  PDF (51-52)

Religious Ethics in Africa. Peter Kasanene. Kampala: Fountain Publishers (distributed by ABC Ltd. Oxford, UK), 1998.
Nimi Wariboko  |  PDF (52-54)

Griots and Griottes: Masters of Words and Music. Thomas A. Hale. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1999.
Ramenga Mtaali Osotsi  |  PDF (54-55)

Guinea: Malinke Rythms and Songs. Famoudou Konate. Budamusique, 1998.
Lilian Friedberg  |  PDF (56-57)