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  Volume 49, Number 1, April 2006

Table of Contents

From: African Studies Review

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The Ordeal of Modernity in an Age of Terror

pp. 1-14
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What Is Africa to Me? Knowledge Possession, Knowledge Production, and the Health of Our Bodies Politic in Africa and the Africa Diaspora

pp. 15-30
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The State, Private Sector Development, and Ghana's "Golden Age of Business"

pp. 31-50
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Visions of Apes, Reflections on Change: Telling Tales of Great Apes in Equatorial Africa

pp. 51-73
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Cosmologies in Collision: Pentecostal Conversion and Christian Cults in Asmara

pp. 75-92
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Review Essays

Colonial Legacies and Postcolonial Authoritarianism in Tanzania: Connects and Disconnects

pp. 93-118
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Book Reviews

Anthropology & Sociology

Rebels and Intellectuals in Sierra Leone's Civil War

pp. 119-123
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Namibia Liberata

pp. 124-128
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Reasonable Radicals and Citizenship in Botswana: The Public Anthropology of Kalanga Elites (review)

pp. 129-130
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Reconsidering Informality: Perspectives from Urban Africa (review)

pp. 130-132
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The Pan-African Nation: Oil and the Spectacle of Culture in Nigeria (review)

pp. 132-133
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The Weight of the Past: Living with History in Mahajanga, Madagascar (review)

pp. 134-135
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This Place Will Become Home (review)

pp. 135-137
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As Pastoralists Settle: Social, Health, and Economic Consequences of the Pastoral Sedentarization in Marsabit District, Kenya (review)

pp. 138-139
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Boundaries of Self and Other in Ghanaian Popular Culture (review)

pp. 140-141
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Archaeology

Shea Butter Republic: State Power, Global Markets, and the Making of an Indigenous Commodity (review)

pp. 141-143
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Economics & Development

Forgotten Africa: An Introduction to Its Archaeology (review)

pp. 144-145
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Education

African Voices on Structural Adjustment (review)

pp. 146-148
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Geography & Environment

Education in Exile: SOMAFCO, the ANC School in Tanzania, 1978 to 1992 (review)

pp. 149-150
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Health & Disease

Beyond Territory and Scarcity: Exploring Conflicts Over Natural Resource Management (review)

pp. 151-152
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History

The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Land Rights: Case Studies from Kenya (review)

pp. 153-154
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Honour in African History (review)

pp. 155-156
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Maize and Grace: Africa's Encounter with a New World Crop, 1500-2000 (review)

pp. 156-158
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How Societies Are Born: Governance in West Central Africa before 1600 (review)

pp. 158-160
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Race, Resistance, and the Boy Scout Movement in British Colonial Africa (review)

pp. 160-161
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Reversing Sail: A History of the African Diaspora (review)

pp. 162-163
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Islam, Sectarianism and Politics in Sudan since the Mahdiyya (review)

pp. 163-165
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The Risks of Knowledge: Investigations into the Death of the Hon. Minister John Robert Ouko in Kenya, 1990 (review)

pp. 165-166
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Literature & The Arts

Beads of Life: Eastern and Southern African Beadwork from Canadian Collections (review)

pp. 167-168
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Modernity and the African Cinema: A Study in Colonialist Discourse, Postcoloniality, and Modern African Identities (review)

pp. 169-170
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Muslim Women Sing: Hausa Popular Song (review)

pp. 170-172
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Law & Human Rights

Human Rights in Africa: From the OAU to the African Union (review)

pp. 173-174
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Politics

Ethnicity and Democracy in Africa (review)

pp. 175-176
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Os Outros: Um historiador em Mocambique, 1994 (review)

pp. 176-179
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What Went Wrong with Africa?: A Contemporary History (review)

pp. 179-181
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Nigeria's Struggle for Democracy and Good Governance: A Festschrift for Oyeleye Oyediran (review)

pp. 182-183
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Nigeria in the Twenty-First Century: Strategies for Political Stability and Peaceful Coexistence (review)

pp. 184-185
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Unfinished Business: Ethiopia and Eritrea at War (review)

pp. 185-186
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Civil Society and Ethnic Conflict Management in Nigeria (review)

pp. 186-188
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Clausewitz and African Wars: Politics and Strategy in Liberia and Somalia (review)

pp. 188-190
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Transition from Below: Forging Trade Unionism and Workplace Change in South Africa (review)

pp. 190-191
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Religion

Santeria Enthroned: Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion (review)

pp. 192-193
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The Sultan's Jew: Morocco and the Sephardi World (review)

pp. 193-196
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Missions, Nationalism, and the End of Empire (review)

pp. 196-197
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Women and Gender

Voices of African Women: Women's Rights in Ghana, Uganda, and Tanzania (review)

pp. 198-199
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Books Received

Books Received

pp. 201-204
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