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  Volume 48, Number 2, September 2005

Table of Contents

From: African Studies Review

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pp. 1-9 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0066

The Apocalyptic Interlude: Revealing Death in Kinshasa

pp. 11-32 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0051

(Im)possible Belgian Mourning for Rwanda

pp. 33-43 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0069

Funerals and Belonging: Different Patterns in South Cameroon

pp. 45-64 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0059

The Political Undead: Is It Possible to Mourn for Mobutu's Zaire?

pp. 65-85 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0087

The Political Stakes of Academic Research: Perspectives on Johannesburg

pp. 87-109 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0054

Beneath International Famine Relief in Ethiopia: The United States, Ethiopia, and the Debate over Relief Aid, Development Assistance, and Human Rights

pp. 111-132 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0067

Review Essay

The Trouble With Nigeria

pp. 133-139 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0077

Book Reviews

Anthropology & Sociology

Situating Globality: African Agency in the Appropriation of Global Culture (review)

pp. 141-142 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0080

Ngecha: A Kenyan Village in a Time of Rapid Social Change (review)

pp. 142-144 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0078

Respectability and Resistance: A History of Sophiatown (review)

pp. 144-145 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0073

Re-thinking Sexualities in Africa (review)

pp. 145-146 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0060

Tourism in the New South Africa: Social Responsibility and the Tourist Experience (review)

pp. 147-148 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0084

African Archaeology: A Critical Introduction (review)

pp. 148-149 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0072

Bibliographies & Dictionaries

African Folklore: An Encyclopedia (review)

pp. 150-151 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0049

Health & Disease

Health, Power and Politics in Windhoek, Namibia, 1915-1945 (review)

pp. 152-153 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0057


Bambatha at Mpanza: The Making of a Rebel (review)

pp. 154-155 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0068

Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa (review)

pp. 155-157 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0085

The Quest for the Secret Nile: Victorian Exploration in Equatorial Africa 1857-1900, and: R. J. Richard John Cuninghame 1871-1925: Naturalist, Hunter, Gentleman (review)

pp. 157-159 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0063

Re-creating Eden: Land Use, Environment, and Society in Southern Angola and Northern Namibia (review)

pp. 159-161 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0065

Leaf of Allah: Khat and Agricultural Transformation in Harerge, Ethiopia, 1875-1991 (review)

pp. 161-162 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0070

Dhows and the Colonial Economy in Zanzibar, 1860-1970 (review)

pp. 163-164 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0050

Arabic Medieval Inscriptions from the Republic of Mali: Epigraphy, Chronicles and Songhay-Tuareg History (review)

pp. 164-167 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0081

Colonial Ambivalence, Cultural Authenticity, and the Limitations of Mimicry in French-Ruled West Africa, 1914-1956 (review)

pp. 167-169 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0086

Law & Human Rights

Justice Gained? Crime and Crime Control in South Africa's Transition (review)

pp. 170-171 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0075

Constitutionalism and Society in Africa (review)

pp. 171-172 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0062

Literature & Arts

Chinua Achebe, Teacher of Light: A Biography (review)

pp. 173-174 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0082

Textiles Bogolan du Mali, and: Textiles du Mali d'apres les collections du Musee National du Mali (review)

pp. 174-177 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0064

a.k.a. Breyten Breytenbach: Critical Approaches to His Writings and Paintings (review)

pp. 177-179 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0088

Focus on African Films (review)

pp. 179-181 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0058

The Cambridge History of African and Caribbean Literature (review)

pp. 181-183 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0071


The Constitution at Work: Ten Years of Namibian Nationhood, and: Reexamining Liberation in Namibia: Political Culture since Independence (review)

pp. 184-186 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0056

Mandela's World: The International Dimension of South Africa's Political Revolution 1990-1999 (review)

pp. 186-187 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0074

Readings in African Politics (review)

pp. 187-188 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0083

Through Fire with Water: The Roots of Division and the Potential for Reconciliation in Africa, and: Shadows of War: Violence, Power, and International Profiteering in the Twenty-First Century (review)

pp. 189-190 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0061

Democratic Reform in Africa: The Quality of Progress (review)

pp. 190-192 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0048

The Culture of Power in Contemporary Ethiopian Political Life (review)

pp. 192-193 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0053

Multi-party Elections in Africa (review)

pp. 193-195 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0079

Overcoming Intolerance in South Africa: Experiments in Democratic Persuasion (review)

pp. 195-197 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0089

Political Identity and Social Change: The Remaking of the South African Social Order (review)

pp. 197-198 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0076


Santeria: The Beliefs and Rituals of a Growing Religion in America (review)

pp. 199-201 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0052



p. 201 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0055

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