Volume 51, Number 1, April 2008

Table of Contents

From: African Studies Review

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Ralph Bunche and African Studies: Reflections on the Politics of Knowledge

pp. 1-16
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Human Rights in Africa: The Limited Promise of Liberalism

pp. 17-39
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The Rabbi’s Well: A Case Study in the Micropolitics of Foreign Aid in Muslim West Africa

pp. 41-57
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The Gambia’s 2006 Presidential Election: Change or Continuity?

pp. 59-83
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Tòkana: The Collapse of the Rural Malagasy Community

pp. 85-104
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Review Essays

Everyone Has the Right to Education

pp. 105-118
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Geography of Meaning, Topography of Struggle in A Kinyarwanda Dictionary

pp. 119-125
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Histoire Urbaine Africaine: Un Bilan

pp. 126-130
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Revisiting Pastoralism and Marketing in East Africa

pp. 131-134
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Book Reviews

Anthropology and Sociology

Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana (review)

pp. 135-136
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Imagining Evil: Witchcraft Beliefs and Accusations in Contemporary Africa (review)

pp. 137-138
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History

Slavery, Commerce and Production in the Sokoto Caliphate of West Africa (review)

pp. 139-140
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The Liverpool of West Africa: The Dynamics and Impact of Maritime Trade in Lagos 1900–1950 (review)

pp. 140-141
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Addis Ababa: Migration and the Making of a Multiethnic Metropolis, 1941–1974 (review)

pp. 142-143
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Sorcery and Sovereignty: Taxation, Power and Rebellion in South Africa, 1880–1963 (review)

pp. 144-145
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Black and White in Colour: African History on Screen (review)

pp. 145-147
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The History of Ghana (review)

pp. 147-148
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Politics, International Relations, and Globalization

The Politics of Land Reform in Africa: From Communal Tenure to Free Markets (review)

pp. 149-150
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One Hundred Days of Silence: America and the Rwanda Genocide (review)

pp. 150-152
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Poisoned Wells: The Dirty Politics of African Oil (review)

pp. 152-153
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Sudan: The Elusive Quest for Peace (review)

pp. 153-155
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The Mask of Anarchy: The Destruction of Liberia and the Religious Dimension of an African Civil War (review)

pp. 155-157
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Violence, Political Culture and Development in Africa (review)

pp. 157-158
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Postconflict Reconstruction in Africa (review)

pp. 159-160
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Reconstructing the Nation in Africa: The Politics of Nationalism in Ghana (review)

pp. 161-162
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Women and Gender

Women, Work and Domestic Virtue in Uganda, 1900–2003 (review)

pp. 163-164
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Gossip, Markets and Gender: How Dialogue Constructs Moral Value in Post-Socialist Kilimanjaro (review)

pp. 165-166
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Economics and Development

A Life Looking Forward: Memoirs of an Independent Marxist (review)

pp. 167-168
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Biopiracy of Biodiversity: Global Exchange as Enclosure (review)

pp. 168-170
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Health and Disease

When Bodies Remember: Experiences and Politics of AIDS in South Africa (review)

pp. 171-172
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Religion

Muslim-Christian Encounters in Africa (review)

pp. 173-175
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Entreprises religieuses transnationales en Afrique de l’Ouest (review)

pp. 175-177
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New Directions in Gender and Religion: The Changing Status of Women in African Independent Churches (review)

pp. 177-178
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Power, Poverty and Prayer: The Challenges of Poverty and Pluralism in African Christianity 1960–1996 (review)

pp. 178-179
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The End-Time Army: Charismatic Movements in Modern Nigeria (review)

pp. 180-181
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Yoruba in Diaspora: An African Church in London (review)

pp. 181-182
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Anglican Communion in Crisis: How Episcopal Dissidents and Their African Allies Are Reshaping Anglicanism (review)

pp. 183-184
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Languages, Literature and the Arts

The Columbia Guide to East African Literature in English Since 1945 (review)

pp. 185-186
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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Speaks: Interviews with the Kenyan Writer (review)

pp. 186-188
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Urban Legends, Colonial Myths: Popular Culture and Literature in East Africa (review)

pp. 188-189
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Black France: Colonialism, Immigration, and Transnationalism (review)

pp. 189-191
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Living on a Horizon: Bessie Head and the Politics of Imagining (review)

pp. 191-192
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The Nubian Pharaohs: Black Kings on the Nile (review)

pp. 192-193
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Education

Asinamali: University Struggles in Post-Apartheid South Africa (review)

pp. 194-195
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The Athens of West Africa: A History of International Education at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone (review)

pp. 195-196
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Memoirs and Biography

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, and: Black Man’s Grave: Letters from Sierra Leone (review)

pp. 197-198
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Silence Is Death. The Life and Work of Tahar Djaout (review)

pp. 199-202
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