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King or Knave? Felix Adende Rapontchombo and Political Survival in the Gabon Estuary

Published: Mar 18th, 2014

by Jeremy Rich Introduction In the late nineteenth century, the town of Libreville on the Gabon Estuary went through numerous changes as it moved from a marginal French naval base… Read More

The Appropriation of Islam in a Gambian Village : Life and Times of Shaykh Mass Kah, 1827–1936

Published: Feb 27th, 2014

by Bala S. K. Saho Abstract This paper explores the role played by an Islamic cleric, Shaykh Mass Kah, in the dissemination of Islamic teaching and its practice in the… Read More