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  Volume 36, 2009

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From: History in Africa

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"It Is a Job I Would Like"

pp. 1-3

Philip D. Curtin (1922-2009)

pp. 5-15

Ambiguities of Colonial Law: the Case of Muhammadu Aminu, Former Political Agent and Chief Alkali of Kano

pp. 17-52

From Hampton "[i]nto the Heart of Africa": How Faith in God and Folklore Turned Congo Missionary William Sheppard into a Pioneering Ethnologist

pp. 53-86

"You Have Everything Confused and Mixed up...!" Georg Schweinfurth, Knowledge and Cartography of Africa in the 19th Century

pp. 87-101

Building Creole Identity in the African Atlantic: Boundaries of Race and Religion in Seventeenth-Century Cabo Verde

pp. 103-125

Impossible to Disprove Yet Impossible to Believe: The Unforgiving Epistemology of Deep-Time Oral Tradition

pp. 127-234

The Sediment of Nomadism

pp. 235-264

Euro-African Commerce and Social Chaos: Akan Societies in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

pp. 265-292

The "Hamitic Hypothesis" in Indigenous West African Historical Thought

pp. 293-314

Metropolitan Concern, Colonial State Policy and the Embargo on Cultivation of Coffee by Africans in Colonial Kenya: the Example of Bungoma District, 1930–1960

pp. 315-329

Mapping the Malagueta Coast: a History of the Lower Guinea Coast, 1460–1510 through Portuguese Maps and Accounts

pp. 331-365

Valentim Fernandes' Five Maps and the Early History and Geography of São Tomé

pp. 367-386

Sorghum as a Gift of Self: the Jie Harvest Ritual Through Time

pp. 387-419

Is a Journal of Method Still Necessary?

pp. 421-438

Archival and Research Resources in Conakry, Guinea

pp. 439-445

Local Preservation, National Demolition, International Publication: the Ta'rikh Mandinka from Bijini ca. 1800(?)-2007

pp. 447-452

The National Archives of Cameroon in Yaoundé and Buea

pp. 453-460

A Note on the Liberian Archives

pp. 461-463

Save the Bacon! Primary Sources from Fieldwork

pp. 465-471

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