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  Volume 51, Number 3, December 2008

Table of Contents

From: African Studies Review

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Research, Therapy, and Bioethical Hegemony: The Controversy over Perinatal AZT Trials in Africa

pp. 1-23

Gacaca: Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation in Postconflict Rwanda?

pp. 25-50

The Elephant in the Room: Confronting the Colonial Character of Wildlife Conservation in Africa

pp. 51-74

Some Reflections on Making Popular Culture in Urban Africa

pp. 75-89

Any Color of the Rainbow—As Long as It's Gray: Dramatic Learning Spaces in Postapartheid South Africa

pp. 91-106

"Neopatrimonialism" and Agricultural Development in Africa: Contributions and Limitations of a Contested Concept

pp. 107-133

Reviews Symppsium

Ethnographic Sorcery

pp. 135-147

Review Essays

Ethics and the Enterprise of Studying Africa

pp. 149-155

Anthologizing the Atlantic Slave Trade Literature

pp. 156-158

Zimbabwe through Multiple Personal Perspectives

pp. 159-164

Fabian as Investigative Style

pp. 165-168

Book Reviews

Anthropology and Sociology

Picturing a Colonial Past: The African Photographs of Isaac Schapera (review)

pp. 169-170

Borders and Healers: Brokering Therapeutic Resources in Southeast Africa (review)

pp. 170-172

The Water Goddess in Igbo Cosmology: Ogbuide of Oguta Lake (review)

pp. 172-173


Slavery and the Birth of an African City: Lagos, 1760–1900 (review)

pp. 174-175

Slavery in the Great Lakes Region of East Africa (review)

pp. 175-177

War in Pre-Colonial Eastern Africa (review)

pp. 178-179

Intermediaries, Interpreters, and Clerks: African Employees in the Making of Colonial Africa (review)

pp. 179-181

The Rhetoric of Sir Garfield Todd: Christian Imagination and the Dream of an African Democracy (review)

pp. 181-183

Butterflies and Barbarians: Swiss Missionaries and Systems of Knowledge in South-East Africa (review)

pp. 183-185

A Commonwealth of Knowledge: Science, Sensibility, and White South Africa, 1820-2000 (review)

pp. 185-186

History Making and Present Day Politics: The Meaning of Collective Memory in South Africa (review)

pp. 186-188

The Making of Modern South Africa: Conquest, Apartheid, Democracy, and: Nelson Mandela: A Biography (review)

pp. 188-190

The Darfur Sultanate: A History (review)

pp. 190-192

The Dar Mutiny of 1964, and the Armed Intervention That Ended It (review)

pp. 192-193

Politics, International Relations, and Globalization

Inside Rebellion: The Politics of Insurgent Violence (review)

pp. 193-195

Implementing Peace Agreements: Lessons from Mozambique, Angola, and Liberia (review)

pp. 195-196

The Congo Wars: Conflict, Myth and Reality (review)

pp. 196-198

Parcours administratifs dans un État en faillite: Récits populaires de Lubumbashi (RDC) (review)

pp. 198-199

Law and Human Rights

Human Rights, Regionalism and the Dilemmas of Democracy in Africa (review)

pp. 200-201

Women and Gender

African Intimacies: Race, Homosexuality, and Globalization (review)

pp. 201-204

Embodying Honor: Fertility, Foreignness, and Regeneration in Eastern Sudan (review)

pp. 204-205

Economics and Development

Cultivating Success in Uganda: Kigezi Farmers and Colonial Policies (review)

pp. 205-207

NEPAD and the Future of Economic Policy in Africa (review)

pp. 207-209

Health and Disease

Facing a Pandemic: The African Church and the Crisis of AIDS (review)

pp. 209-210

Promoting Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in East and Southern Africa (review)

pp. 210-211

Languages, Literature, and the Arts

Performance and Politics in Tanzania: The Nation on Stage (review)

pp. 211-213

Murambi, the Book of Bones: A Novel (review)

pp. 213-214


Scholars in the Marketplace: The Dilemmas of Neo-Liberal Reform at Makerere University, 1989-2005 (review)

pp. 215-216

Books Received

Books Received

pp. 217-219

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