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  • East Africa


1680 Gilbert, E., The Dhow as a cultural icon. Boston University African Studies Centre, Working Papers 2008 258 20 pp.
1681 Weiss, B., The Barber in pain: consciousness, affliction & alterity in urban East Africa, in Honwana, A. and de Boeck, F. (eds), Makers & breakers, pp. 102–20. (Item No. 51)


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1682 Coulson, D., The Rock art of Lake Victoria Kenya past and present 2006 36 59–62
1683 Stump, D., Hamo Sassoon’s personal archive. Comments on material recently gifted to the BIEA. African archaeological review 2008 25 3–4 169–74
1684 Walker, I., Hadramis, Shimalis and Muwalladin: negotiating cosmopolitan identities between the Swahili coast and southern Yemen. Journal of eastern African studies 2008 2 1 44–59


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1685 Arnold, M. (ed.), Art in eastern Africa. Dar es Salaam Mkuki Na Nyota Publishers 2008 202 pp.
1686 Lukalo, F.K., Outliving generations: youth traversing borders through popular music in everyday urban life in east Africa. Cultural studies 2008 22 2 254–72
1687 Silvester, H., Natural fashion: tribal decoration from Africa. London Thames & Hudson 2008 167 pp.
1688 Thompson, K.D., Keeping it real: reality and representation in Maasai hip-hop. Journal of African cultural studies 2008 20 1 33–44


1689 Webster, D., The Shimmering heat: memories of a bush doctor in East Africa. Upton upon Severn The Author 2007 201 pp.


1690 Allen, D.J., A Travellers’ guide to wildflowers and common trees of East Africa. Nairobi Camerapix 2007 248 pp.

Current Affairs

1691 Eaton, D., The Business of peace: raiding and peace work along the Kenya-Uganda border (part I). African affairs 2008 107 426 89–110
1692 Eaton, D., The Business of peace: raiding and peace work [End Page 101] along the Kenya-Uganda border (part II). African affairs 2008 107 427 243–59
1693 Fjeldstad, O-H., Therkildsen, O., Mass taxation and state–society relations in East Africa, in Bräutigaum, D., Fjeldstad, O-H and Moore, N. (eds), Taxation and state-building in developing countries, pp. 114–34. (Item No. 222)
1694 Kagwanja, P., Calming the waters: the East African Community and conflict over the Nile resources. Journal of eastern African studies 2007 1 3 321–37
1695 Kimani, M., East Africa feels blows of Kenyan crisis. Africa renewal 2008 22 1 3, 18–19
1696 Mburu, N., Ilemi triangle: unfixed bandit frontier claimed by Sudan, Kenya and Ethiopia. Essex Vita House 2007 203 pp.
1697 Mkutu, K.A., Guns & governance in the Rift Valley: pastoralist conflict & small arms. Oxford James Currey 2008 175 pp.

Economics – Development

1698 Little, P.O. and others, Challenging orthodoxies: understanding poverty in pastoral areas of East Africa. Development and change 2008 39 4 587–611


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1699 Alusa, D., Regional integration and food security in eastern Africa. Journal of language, technology & entrepreneurship in Africa 2007 1 1 165–77
1700 Geheb, K. and others, Nile perch and the hungry of Lake Victoria: gender, status and food in an east African fishery. Food policy 2008 33 1 85–98


1701 Awange, J.L., Falling Lake Victoria water levels: is climate change a contributing factor? Climatic change 2008 86 3–4 281–97

History, general

1702 Campbell, G., Islam in Indian Ocean Africa prior to the scramble: a new historical paradigm, in Simpson, E. and Kresse, K. (eds), Struggling with history, pp. 43–92. (Item No. 1706)
1703 d’Souza, B.R., Harnessing the trade winds: the stories of the centuries-old Indian trade with East Africa using the Monsoon winds. Nairobi Zand Graphics 2008 204 pp.
1704 Nair, S., Shops and stations: rethinking peace and privilege in British/Indian East Africa, in Hawley, J.C. (ed.), India in Africa, Africa in India, pp. 77–93. (Item No. 715)
1705 Prestholdt, J., Domesticating the world: African consumerism and the genealogies of globalization. Berkeley University of California Press 2008 273 pp.
1706 Simpson, E., Kresse, K. (eds), Struggling with history: Islam and cosmopolitanism in the western Indian Ocean. New York Columbia University Press 2008 377 pp.

History, C6–18th

1707 Beaujard, P., East Africa, the Comoros Islands and Madagascar before the...


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