restricted access   Volume 79, Number 2, 2009

Table of Contents

From: Africa: The Journal of the International African Institute

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The Blacksmiths of Tamale: The Dynamics of Space and Time in a Ghanaian Industry

pp. 169-185

The Re(public) of Salsa: Afro-Cuban Music in Fin-De-Siècle Dakar

pp. 186-206

Fast Food in Ibadan: An Emerging Consumption Pattern

pp. 207-227

Burial Sites, Informal Rights and Lost Kingdoms: Contesting Land Claims in Mpumalanga, South Africa

pp. 228-251

Mimesis and Mimicry in Dynamics of State and Identity Formation in Northern Somalia

pp. 252-281

Pain with Punishment and the Negotiation of Childhood: An Ethnographic Analysis of Children's Rights Processes in Maasailand

pp. 282-302

Reviews of Books

Masters of the Sabar: Wolof percussionists of Senegal (review)

pp. 303-306

In Township Tonight! South Africa's black city music and theatre (review)

pp. 307-308

From Enslavement to Environmentalism: politics on a Southern African frontier (review)

pp. 308-309

Worries of the Heart: widows, family, and community in Kenya (review)

pp. 310-311

West African Literatures: ways of reading (review)

pp. 311-312

The Global Worlds of the Swahili: interfaces of Islam, identity and space in nineteenth- and twentieth-century East Africa (review)

pp. 312-314

Black and White in Colour: African history on screen (review)

pp. 314-315

Sufism and Jihad in Modern Senegal: the Murid order (review)

pp. 315-317

African History: a very short introduction (review)

pp. 317-318

Kenya: the struggle for democracy, and: Ghana: one decade of the liberal state (review)

pp. 318-320