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  Volume 49, Number 3, December 2006

Table of Contents

From: African Studies Review

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From the Editors

p. iii | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0027

Local Violence, National Peace? Postwar "Settlement" in the Eastern D.R. Congo (2003-2006)

pp. 1-29 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0007

Popular Culture and Public Space in Africa: The Possibilities of Cultural Citizenship

pp. 31-47 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0024

Review Essay

Praising the Subject: New South African Autobiography

pp. 49-57 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0074

Book Reviews

Anthropology & Sociology

Suffering For Territory: Race, Place, and Power in Zimbabwe (review)

pp. 59-61 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0065

Managing Mobility in African Rangelands: The Legitimization of Transhumance (review)

pp. 61-62 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0051

Food Aid after Fifty Years: Recasting Its Role (review)

pp. 62-63 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0028

Food, Culture, and Survival in an African City (review)

pp. 63-65 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0010

A Hill among a Thousand: Transformations and Ruptures in Rural Rwanda (review)

pp. 65-66 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0071

Grains from Grass: Aging, Gender, and Famine in Rural Africa (review)

pp. 66-67 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0014

Decisions in the Shade: Political and Juridicial Processes among the Oromo-Borana (review)

pp. 68-69 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0042

Economics & Development

Debt Relief Initiatives and Poverty Alleviation: Lessons from Africa (review)

pp. 70-71 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0058

Research and Development on Dryland Husbandry in Ethiopia, and: Dryland Husbandry in Uganda: Community Participation and Development, and: Dryland Husbandry for Sustainable Development in the Southern Rangelands of Kenya, and: Dryland Husbandry in the Sudan: Grassroots Experience and Development (review)

pp. 71-73 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0052

Agricultural Biotechnology Reconsidered: Western Narratives and African Alternatives (review)

pp. 73-75 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0023

Trading Down: Africa, Value Chains, and the Global Economy (review)

pp. 75-76 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0062


Desire and Decline: Schooling amid Crisis in Tanzania (review)

pp. 77-79 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0060

Becoming an African University: Makerere 1922-2000 (review)

pp. 79-81 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0011

Geography, Environment, Demography

Imperial Gullies: Soil Erosion and Conservation in Lesotho (review)

pp. 82-83 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0012

The Assertion of Rights to Agro-pastoral Land in North Cameroon: A Cascade to Violence? (review)

pp. 83-84 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0000

From Enslavement to Environmentalism: Politics on a Southern African Frontier (review)

pp. 85-86 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0064

Risk Management in a Hazardous Environment: A Comparative Study of Two Pastoral Societies (review)

pp. 86-87 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0029

Towards a New Map of Africa (review)

pp. 87-89 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0030

Disposable Cities: Garbage, Governance and Sustainable Development in Urban Africa (review)

pp. 89-90 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0069


Chocolate on Trial: Slavery, Politics and the Ethics of Business (review)

pp. 91-92 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0037

Every Step of the Way: The Journey to Freedom in South Africa (review)

pp. 92-94 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0016

Kola Is God's Gift: Agricultural Production, Export Initiatives and the Kola Industry in Asante and the Gold Coast c. 1820-1950 (review)

pp. 94-96 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0031

Ouidah: The Social History of a West African Slaving "Port," 1727-1892 (review)

pp. 96-97 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0032

Why the Boers Lost the War (review)

pp. 97-98 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0045

Colonialism in Question: Theory, Knowledge, History (review)

pp. 98-100 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0066

Creative Writing: Translation, Bookkeeping, and the Work of Imagination in Colonial Kenya (review)

pp. 100-102 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0055

Black Poachers, White Hunters: A History of Hunting in Colonial Kenya (review)

pp. 102-104 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0013

An Economic History of South Africa: Conquest, Discrimination and Development (review)

pp. 104-106 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0048

The Dark Webs: Perspectives on Colonialism in Africa (review)

pp. 106-107 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0073

Invisible Hands: Child Labor and the State in Colonial Zimbabwe (review)

pp. 108-109 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0063

Empire in Africa: Angola and Its Neighbors (review)

pp. 109-111 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0036

Farmers and the State in Colonial Kano: Land Tenure and the Legal Imagination (review)

pp. 111-113 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0001

Law and Human Rights

Dar Fur: The Ambiguous Genocide (review)

pp. 114-115 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0002

Genocide in Cambodia and Rwanda (review)

pp. 116-117 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0047

Engendering Human Rights: Cultural and Socioeconomic Realities in Africa (review)

pp. 117-118 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0044

Displacement Risks in Africa (review)

pp. 118-120 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0046

Literature & The Arts

The Beat of My Drum: An Autobiography (review)

pp. 121-122 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0008

Aminata Sow Fall: Oralité et société dans l'oeuvre romanesque (review)

pp. 122-123 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0018

Maryse Condé et Ahmadou Kourouma: Griots de l'indicible (review)

pp. 124-125 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0020

Bogolanfini Mud Cloth (review)

pp. 125-126 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0039

The Discerning Eye: African Art from the Collection of Carl and Wilma Zabel, and: Artists and Patrons in Traditional African Cultures: African Sculpture from the Gary Schulze Collection (review)

pp. 127-129 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0040

Still Beating the Drum: Critical Perspectives on Lewis Nkosi (review)

pp. 129-131 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0041

Autobiography and Independence: Selfhood and Creativity in North African Postcolonial Writing in French (review)

pp. 132-133 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0053


His Master's Voice: Mass Communication and Single Party Politics in Guinea Under Sékou Touré (review)

pp. 134-135 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0067


Zero Tolerance: Public Sector Corruption in Ghana (review)

pp. 136-137 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0006

Apartheid South Africa and African States: From Pariah to Middle Power, 1961-1994 (review)

pp. 137-138 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0019

Politics in Southern Africa: State and Society in Transition (review)

pp. 138-140 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0056

Talk Left, Walk Right: South Africa's Frustrated Global Reforms (review)

pp. 140-142 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0057

Democracy Compromised: Chiefs and the Politics of the Land in South Africa, and: Developmental Local Government: A Case Study of South Africa (review)

pp. 142-145 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0075

Africa in International Politics: External Involvement on the Continent (review)

pp. 145-146 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0054

White Lies: Canon Collins and the Secret War against Apartheid, and: Anti-Apartheid: A History of the Movement in Britain. A Study in Pressure Group Politics (review)

pp. 146-149 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0021

Kaxumba kaNdola: Man and Myth. The Biography of a Barefoot Soldier, and: Armed Liberation Struggle: Some Accounts of PLAN's Combat Operations (review)

pp. 149-151 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0022

The Evolution of Deadly Conflict in Liberia: From 'Paternaltarianism' to State Collapse, and: Beyond Plunder: Toward Democratic Governance in Liberia (review)

pp. 151-154 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0025

Re-living the Second Chimurenga: Memories from the Liberation Struggle in Zimbabwe, and: What Happens after Mugabe? (review)

pp. 154-157 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0033

Guerilla Government: Political Changes in the Southern Sudan during the 1990s (review)

pp. 157-158 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0061

South Africa's Weapons of Mass Destruction (review)

pp. 158-160 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0035

African Politics in Comparative Perspective (review)

pp. 160-161 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0005

Liberia: The Violence of Democracy (review)

pp. 161-162 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0026

Institutions and Ethnic Politics in Africa (review)

pp. 162-164 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0004

Africa-US Relations: Strategic Encounters (review)

pp. 164-165 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0017

Liberal Democracy and Its Critics in Africa: Political Dysfunction and the Struggle for Social Progress (review)

pp. 165-166 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0070


The Religious Traditions of Africa: A History (review)

pp. 167-168 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0049

Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town (review)

pp. 168-170 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0068

The Evangelization of Slaves and Catholic Origins in East Africa (review)

pp. 170-171 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0043

Muslim Civic Cultures and Conflict Resolution: The Challenge of Democratic Federalism in Nigeria, and: Islam and Colonialism: Intellectual Responses of Muslims of Northern Nigeria to British Colonial Rule (review)

pp. 172-174 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0015

Science and Philosophy

Kwasi Wiredu and Beyond: The Text, Writing and Thought in Africa (review)

pp. 175-176 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0034

African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach (review)

pp. 176-178 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0038

Women & Gender

Women in the Yoruba Religious Sphere (review)

pp. 179-181 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0003

Farmers, Traders, Warriors, and Kings: Female Power and Authority in Northern Igboland, 1900-1960 (review)

pp. 181-184 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0059

Concubines and Power: Five Hundred Years in a Northern Nigerian Palace (review)

pp. 184-185 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0050

Film Review

Le Malentendu Colonial (Colonial Misunderstanding) (review)

pp. 187-188 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0072

Books Received

Books Received

pp. 189-196 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2007.0009

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