restricted access   Volume 54, Number 2, Winter 2007

Table of Contents

From: Africa Today

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Special Issue: Visual Experience in Urban Africa

Guest Editor: Joanna Grabski

Introduction to Special Issue: Visual Experience in Urban Africa

pp. vii-xii

Bamako, Mali: Monuments and Modernity in the Urban Imagination

pp. 3-24

Postapartheid Publics and the Politics of Ornament: Nationalism, Identity, and the Rhetoric of Community in the Decorative Program of the New Constitutional Court, Johannesburg

pp. 27-49

Mystical Graffiti and the Refabulation of Dakar

pp. 51-77

"Onetouch" Quality and "Marriage Silver Cup": Performative Display, Cosmopolitanism, and Marital Poatwa in Kumasi Funerals

pp. 79-106

Spatial Stories: Photographic Practices and Urban Belonging

pp. 109-129

Nollywood in Lagos, Lagos in Nollywood Films

pp. 131-150

Book Reviews

The Yoruba in Transition: History, Values, and Modernity (review)

pp. 151-152

A Dirty War in West Africa: The RUF and the Destruction of Sierra Leone (review)

pp. 153-154

The Forgotten Frontier: Colonist and Khoisan on the Cape's Northern Frontier in the 18th Century (review)

pp. 155-156

A History of Indigenous Slavery in Ghana: From the 15th to the 19th Century (review)

pp. 157-159

Books Received

Books Received

pp. 159-160



pp. 161-162



pp. 85-88