restricted access   Volume 49, Number 3, December 2006

Table of Contents

From: African Studies Review

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From the Editors

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

pp. 1-29
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Popular Culture and Public Space in Africa: The Possibilities of Cultural Citizenship

pp. 31-47
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Review Essay

Praising the Subject: New South African Autobiography

pp. 49-57
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Book Reviews

Anthropology & Sociology

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

pp. 59-61
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Managing Mobility in African Rangelands: The Legitimization of Transhumance (review)

pp. 61-62
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Food Aid after Fifty Years: Recasting Its Role (review)

pp. 62-63
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Food, Culture, and Survival in an African City (review)

pp. 63-65
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A Hill among a Thousand: Transformations and Ruptures in Rural Rwanda (review)

pp. 65-66
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Grains from Grass: Aging, Gender, and Famine in Rural Africa (review)

pp. 66-67
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Decisions in the Shade: Political and Juridicial Processes among the Oromo-Borana (review)

pp. 68-69
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Economics & Development

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

pp. 70-71
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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
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Agricultural Biotechnology Reconsidered: Western Narratives and African Alternatives (review)

pp. 73-75
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Trading Down: Africa, Value Chains, and the Global Economy (review)

pp. 75-76
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Education

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

pp. 77-79
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Becoming an African University: Makerere 1922-2000 (review)

pp. 79-81
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Geography, Environment, Demography

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

pp. 82-83
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The Assertion of Rights to Agro-pastoral Land in North Cameroon: A Cascade to Violence? (review)

pp. 83-84
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From Enslavement to Environmentalism: Politics on a Southern African Frontier (review)

pp. 85-86
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Risk Management in a Hazardous Environment: A Comparative Study of Two Pastoral Societies (review)

pp. 86-87
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Towards a New Map of Africa (review)

pp. 87-89
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Disposable Cities: Garbage, Governance and Sustainable Development in Urban Africa (review)

pp. 89-90
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History

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

pp. 91-92
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Every Step of the Way: The Journey to Freedom in South Africa (review)

pp. 92-94
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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
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Ouidah: The Social History of a West African Slaving "Port," 1727-1892 (review)

pp. 96-97
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Why the Boers Lost the War (review)

pp. 97-98
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Colonialism in Question: Theory, Knowledge, History (review)

pp. 98-100
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Creative Writing: Translation, Bookkeeping, and the Work of Imagination in Colonial Kenya (review)

pp. 100-102
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Black Poachers, White Hunters: A History of Hunting in Colonial Kenya (review)

pp. 102-104
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An Economic History of South Africa: Conquest, Discrimination and Development (review)

pp. 104-106
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The Dark Webs: Perspectives on Colonialism in Africa (review)

pp. 106-107
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Invisible Hands: Child Labor and the State in Colonial Zimbabwe (review)

pp. 108-109
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Empire in Africa: Angola and Its Neighbors (review)

pp. 109-111
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Farmers and the State in Colonial Kano: Land Tenure and the Legal Imagination (review)

pp. 111-113
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Law and Human Rights

Dar Fur: The Ambiguous Genocide (review)

pp. 114-115
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Genocide in Cambodia and Rwanda (review)

pp. 116-117
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Engendering Human Rights: Cultural and Socioeconomic Realities in Africa (review)

pp. 117-118
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Displacement Risks in Africa (review)

pp. 118-120
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Literature & The Arts

The Beat of My Drum: An Autobiography (review)

pp. 121-122
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Aminata Sow Fall: Oralité et société dans l'oeuvre romanesque (review)

pp. 122-123
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Maryse Condé et Ahmadou Kourouma: Griots de l'indicible (review)

pp. 124-125
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Bogolanfini Mud Cloth (review)

pp. 125-126
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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
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Still Beating the Drum: Critical Perspectives on Lewis Nkosi (review)

pp. 129-131
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Autobiography and Independence: Selfhood and Creativity in North African Postcolonial Writing in French (review)

pp. 132-133
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Media

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

pp. 134-135
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Politics

Zero Tolerance: Public Sector Corruption in Ghana (review)

pp. 136-137
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Apartheid South Africa and African States: From Pariah to Middle Power, 1961-1994 (review)

pp. 137-138
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Politics in Southern Africa: State and Society in Transition (review)

pp. 138-140
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Talk Left, Walk Right: South Africa's Frustrated Global Reforms (review)

pp. 140-142
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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
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Africa in International Politics: External Involvement on the Continent (review)

pp. 145-146
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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
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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
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The Evolution of Deadly Conflict in Liberia: From 'Paternaltarianism' to State Collapse, and: Beyond Plunder: Toward Democratic Governance in Liberia (review)

pp. 151-154
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Re-living the Second Chimurenga: Memories from the Liberation Struggle in Zimbabwe, and: What Happens after Mugabe? (review)

pp. 154-157
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Guerilla Government: Political Changes in the Southern Sudan during the 1990s (review)

pp. 157-158
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South Africa's Weapons of Mass Destruction (review)

pp. 158-160
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African Politics in Comparative Perspective (review)

pp. 160-161
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Liberia: The Violence of Democracy (review)

pp. 161-162
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Institutions and Ethnic Politics in Africa (review)

pp. 162-164
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Africa-US Relations: Strategic Encounters (review)

pp. 164-165
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Liberal Democracy and Its Critics in Africa: Political Dysfunction and the Struggle for Social Progress (review)

pp. 165-166
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Religion

The Religious Traditions of Africa: A History (review)

pp. 167-168
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Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town (review)

pp. 168-170
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The Evangelization of Slaves and Catholic Origins in East Africa (review)

pp. 170-171
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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
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Science and Philosophy

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

pp. 175-176
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African Philosophy: The Analytic Approach (review)

pp. 176-178
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Women & Gender

Women in the Yoruba Religious Sphere (review)

pp. 179-181
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Farmers, Traders, Warriors, and Kings: Female Power and Authority in Northern Igboland, 1900-1960 (review)

pp. 181-184
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Concubines and Power: Five Hundred Years in a Northern Nigerian Palace (review)

pp. 184-185
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Film Review

Le Malentendu Colonial (Colonial Misunderstanding) (review)

pp. 187-188
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Books Received

Books Received

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