restricted access   Volume 44, 2017

Table of Contents

A Journal of Debates, Methods, and Source Analysis – Editors' Introduction

pp. 1-4

Obituary – Jan Vansina (14 September 1929 – 8 February 2017)

pp. 5-9

Critical Historiography

Biography in African History

pp. 11-26

"The Art or Mystery of Physick" – Asante Medicinal Plants and the Western Ordering of Botanical Knowledge

pp. 27-62

Bridging the Archival-Ethnographic Divide: Gender, Kinship, and Seniority in the Study of Yoruba Masquerade

pp. 63-100

Ethnicity as a Hindrance for Understanding Ethiopian History: An Argument Against an Ethnic Late Nineteenth Century

pp. 101-131

New Insights into Source Materials

Women's Legal Agency and Property in the Court Records of Late Nineteenth-Century Brava

pp. 133-197

The First Missionaries of The Church Missionary Society in Sierra Leone, 1804–1816: A Biographical Approach

pp. 199-235

The Diaries of Barthélémy Boganda, Priest and Politician in French Equatorial Africa (1910–1959)

pp. 237-264

Archival Reports

Expanding the Archival Horizon: American Archives for Researching Postcolonial Rwandan History

pp. 265-283

The Banana and Peanut Archive of Ghana

pp. 285-294

Nkrumah, Nationalism, and Pan-Africanism: The Bureau of African Affairs Collection

pp. 295-307

The Manuscripts that Never Were: In Search of the Tārīkh al-Fattāsh in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana

pp. 309-321