restricted access   Volume 2, Number 1, Spring 2016

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction

A Good Habit that Lasts More than a Year May Turn into a Custom

pp. v-vii


The Fall of Kaku Aka: Social and Political Change in the Mid-Nineteenth-Century Western Gold Coast

pp. 1-25

The Influence of Islam in Sierra Leone History: Institutions, Practices, and Leadership

pp. 27-71

“A New Day Has Dawned for the UNIA”: Garveyism, the Diasporic Midwest, and West Africa, 1920–80

pp. 73-113

Crime, Community, and Human Rights in Southeastern Nigeria, Then and Now

pp. 115-163

Negotiating the Boundaries of Power: Abdoulaye Wade, the Muridiyya, and State Politics in Senegal, 2000–2012

pp. 165-188

Book Reviews

Deep Roots: Rice Farmers in West Africa and the African Diaspora by Edda L. Fields-Black (review)

pp. 189-191

Bitter Roots: The Search for Healing Plants in Africa by Abena Dove Osseo-Asare (review)

pp. 192-194

Metaphor and the Slave Trade in West African Literature by Laura T. Murphy (review)

pp. 195-198

Chiefs, Priests, and Praise-Singers: History, Politics, and Land Ownership in Northern Ghana by Wyatt MacGaffey (review)

pp. 199-201

Chocolate Islands: Cocoa, Slavery, and Colonial Africa by Catherine Higgs (review)

pp. 202-204

Highlife Saturday Night: Popular Music and Social Change in Urban Ghana by Nate Plageman (review)

pp. 205-207

The Problem of Slavery as History: A Global Approach by Joseph C. Miller (review)

pp. 208-210

When Sex Threatened the State: Illicit Sexuality, Nationalism, and Politics in Colonial Nigeria, 1900–1958 by Saheed Aderinto (review)

pp. 211-213