Volume 8, Issue 4 (Spring 2006)

ISSN 215-2448

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Highlights: Maize Pest Control, South African Development Community (SADC), French Colonialism, Upper Volta, Uganda, Entrepreneurism, Urban Renewal, Construction Technology, South Africa

Articles

Effectiveness of Maize Cob Powder in Controlling Weevils in Stored Maize Grain
C.T. Gadzirayi, E. Mutandwa, and T.J. Chikuvire  |  Abstract  |  PDF


Dim Delobsom: French Colonialism and Local Response in Upper Volta
Michael Kevane  |  Abstract  |  PDF


Causes of Small Business Failure in Uganda: A Case Study from Bushenyi and Mbarara Towns
Charles Tushabomwe-Kazooba  |  Abstract  |  PDF


At Issue

Urban Renewal through Labour-Intensive Construction Technology in South Africa: Problems and Potentials
Wellington Didibhuku Thwala  |  Abstract  |  PDF


Book Reviews

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Historical Dictionary of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa. Kathleen Sheldon. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 2005. 403 pp.
Melinda Adams  |  PDF


Adventure Capitalism: Globalization and the Political Economy of Stock Markets in Africa. Todd Moss. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. 202pp.
John Craig  |  PDF


Witchcraft, Violence, and Democracy in South Africa. Adam Ashforth. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.  396 pp.
Mieke deGelder  |  PDF


Africa’s Quest for a Philosophy of Decolonization. Messay Kebede. New York: Rodopi, 2004. 256 pp.
Muyiwa Falaiye and Samuel Babatunde Jegede  |  PDF


Black Poachers, White Hunters: A Social History of Hunting in Colonial Kenya. Edward I. Steinhart. Oxford: James Currey, 2006. 248 pp.
Heidi G. Frontani  |  PDF


Lineages of State Fragility: Rural Civil Society in Guinea-Bissau. Joshua B. Forrest. Athens: Ohio University Press. 2003. 312 pp.
Marie Gibert  |  PDF


Strategic Security Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Comprehensive Annotated Bibliography. Michael J. Siler. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2004. 727 pp.
Mark E. Grotelueschen  |  PDF


Undermining Development: The Absence of Power among Local NGOs in Africa. Sarah Michael. Bloomington, IN: Indiana Press, 2004. 
Dheeshana S. Jayasundara  |  PDF


Whiite Queen: May French-Sheldon and the Imperial Origins of American Feminist Identity. Tracey Jean Boisseau. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004. 258 pp.
Erin Kenny  |  PDF


Morocco: The Islamist Awakening and Other Challenges. Marvine Howe. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. 428 pp.
Mohammadi Laghzaoui  |  PDF


San Spirituality: Roots, Expression and Social Consequences. J.D. Lewis-Williams and D.G. Pearce. Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press, 267 pp.
Denise Martin  |  PDF


The Risks of Knowledge: Investigations into the Death of the Hon. Minister John Robert Ouko in Kenya, 1990. David William Cohen and E. S. Atieno-Odhiambo. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2004, 344 pp.
Frederick Ochieng’-Odhiambo  |  PDF


Children of AIDS: Africa’s Orphan Crisis (Second Edition). Emma Guest. Durban: University of Natal Press, 2003. 176 pp.
Vijayan K. Pillai  |  PDF


Food, Culture, and Survival in an African City. Karen Coen Flynn. New York: Palgrave, 2005. 254 pp.
Jeremy Rich  |  PDF


Wole Soyinka: Politics, Poetics and Postcolonialism. Biodun JeyifoCambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 322 pp.
Anjali Gera Roy  |  PDF


A Sacred Trust: The League of Nations and Africa, 1929-1946. Michael D. Callahan. Portland, Oregon: Sussex Academic Press, 2004. 318 pp.
Issaka K. Souaré  |  PDF


Ouidah: The Social History of a West African Slaving ‘Port’ 1727-1892. Robin Law. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2004. 308 pp. 
Sam Spiers  |  PDF


Shea Butter Republic: State Power, Global Markets and the Making of an Indigenous Commodity. Brenda Chalfin. New York: Routledge, 2004. 295 pp.
Natalie Swanepoel  |  PDF


Shadows of War: Violence, Power, and International Profiteering in the Twenty-First Century. Carolyn Nordstrom. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. 293 pp.
Ian Taylor  |  PDF


Dilemmas of Culture in African Schools: Youth, Nationalism, and the Transformation of Knowledge. Cati Coe. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2005. 241 pp.
Ryan Wells  |  PDF