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Issue 3

ISSN 215-2448

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Highlights: Chinua Achebe and the Crisis of Cultural Memory, Human Rights and State Transitions in South Africa, the Chalbi Desert of Kenya, Economic Reform, Justice and Morality in South Africa


The Crisis of Cultural Memory in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart
F. Abiola Irele  |  Excerpt  |  PDF (1-40)

Human Rights and State Transitions: The South Africa Model
Patricia J. Campbell  |  Abstract  |  PDF (41-63)

At Issue

The Land of Jilali: Travels Through Kenya’s Drought-Stricken North
Paul Goldsmith  |  PDF (65-70)

Review Articles

The State and Economic Reform in Africa
Michael Chege  |  PDF (71-75)

Justice and Morality in South Africa
David R. Penna  |  PDF (77-80)

Book Reviews

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Africa’s New Leaders: Democracy or State Reconstruction?
Marina Ottaway. Washington, DC: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1999.
Olufemi A. Akinola  |  PDF (81-84)

North Africa in Transition: State, Society, and Economic Transformation in the 1990s. 
Yahia H. Zoubir (ed.). Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1999.
Amandeep Sandhu  |  PDF (84-85)

Success and Failures of Microbusiness Owners in Africa: A Psychological Approach. 
Michael Frese (ed.). Westport: Quorum Books, 2000. 
Nimi Wariboko  |  PDF (86-87)

Free Speech in Traditional Society: The Cultural Foundations of Communication in Contemporary Ghana. 
Kwesi Yankah. Accra: Ghana Universities Press (distributed by ABC Ltd, Oxford, UK), 1998.
Joseph L. Mbele  |  PDF (87-88)

Traditional African Names. Jonathan Musere. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2000.
S.B. Isabirye  |  PDF (88-89)

Runaway Slaves: Rebels on the Plantation. 
John Hope Franklin and Loren Schweninger. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
Samantha Manchester Earley  |  PDF (89-91)

Video Reviews

Women of the Sahel. 1995. Directed by Paolo Quaregna and Mahamane Souleymane, 52 minutes. Distributor: First Run/Icarus Films.
Maria Grosz-Ngate  |  PDF (91-92)