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  Volume 48, Number 1, April 2005

Table of Contents

From: African Studies Review

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Global Flows: Terror, Oil, and Strategic Philanthropy

pp. 1-22 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0004

Cuban Abakua Chants: Examining New Linguistic and Historical Evidence for the African Diaspora

pp. 23-58 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0030

African Studies in China in the Twentieth Century: A Historiographical Survey

pp. 59-87 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0002

History, the Nation-State, and Alternative Narratives: An Example from Colonial Douala

pp. 89-108 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0038

Citizens and Foreigners: Democratization and the Politics of Exclusion in Africa

pp. 109-126 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0047

Review Essays

Conflict in the Congo: Historical and Regional Perspectives

pp. 127-137 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0025

State and Society in the Maghreb

pp. 138-142 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0028

Africa, Africanists, and Wildlife Conservation

pp. 143-153 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0036

African Environments: Imagined and Real

pp. 154-159 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0039

Book Reviews

Anthropology & Sociology

Climate Change, Trade and Modes of Production in Sub-Saharan Africa (review)

pp. 161-162 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0029

Southern Africa and the Swahili World (review)

pp. 162-164 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0021

Beyond Rationalism: Rethinking Magic, Witchcraft and Sorcery (review)

pp. 164-165 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0031

Health & Disease

Lords of the Fly: Sleeping Sickness Control in British East Africa, 1900-1960 (review)

pp. 166-169 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0014

Local Women, Global Science: Fighting AIDS in Kenya (review)

pp. 169-170 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0034


Negotiating Development: African Farmers and Colonial Experts at the Office du Niger, 1920-1960 (review)

pp. 171-172 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0006

"The Pygmies Were Our Compass": Bantu and Batwa in the History of West Central Africa, Early Times to c. 1900 C.E. (review)

pp. 172-174 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0023

An Ordinary Atrocity: Sharpeville and Its Massacre, and: The Assassin: A Story of Race and Rage in the Land of Apartheid (review)

pp. 174-176 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0046

The Forgotten Front: The East African Campaign 1914-1918 (review)

pp. 177-178 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0033

The History of Egypt (review)

pp. 178-181 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0037

Enslaving Connections: Changing Cultures of Africa and Brazil during the Era of Slavery (review)

pp. 181-183 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0040

Planting Rice and Harvesting Slaves: Transformations along the Guinea-Bissau Coast, 1400-1900 (review)

pp. 183-185 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0007

Slavery and Beyond: The Making of Men and Chikunda Ethnic Identities in the Unstable World of South-Central Africa, 1750-1920 (review)

pp. 185-186 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0024

Encounters with Ancient Egypt (review)

pp. 186-187 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0019

Imhotep Today: Egyptianizing Architecture (review)

pp. 187-189 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0020

Ancient Egypt in Africa (review)

pp. 189-190 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0018

Law and Human Rights

Africa: Selected Documents on Constitutive, Conflict and Security, Humanitarian, and Judicial Issues (review)

pp. 191-192 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0045

Literature and the Arts

Africa Shoots Back: Alternative Perspectives in Sub-Saharan Francophone Film (review)

pp. 193-195 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0012

Critical Essays on Bessie Head (review)

pp. 195-196 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0008

A History of Theatre in Africa (review)

pp. 196-199 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0032

The Practice of Diaspora: Literature, Translation, and the Rise of Black Internationalism (review)

pp. 199-202 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0011

South of the Sahara: Selected Works of African Art (review)

pp. 202-204 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0043

Dan Ge Performance: Masks and Music in Contemporary Cote d'Ivoire (review)

pp. 204-205 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0041

Memoirs & Biography

African-American Exploration in West Africa: Four Nineteenth-Century Diaries (review)

pp. 206-207 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0005

Good Second Class: Memories of a Generalist Overseas Administrator (review)

pp. 207-209 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0042

Hustling Is Not Stealing: Stories of an African Bar Girl (review)

pp. 209-212 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0035


The Failure of the United Nations Development Programs for Africa (review)

pp. 213-214 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0010

Pan-African History: Political Figures from Africa and the Diaspora since 1787 (review)

pp. 214-217 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0026

Local Governance in Africa: The Challenges of Democratic Governance (review)

pp. 217-219 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0001

Accounting for Horror: Post-Genocide Debates in Rwanda (review)

pp. 219-220 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0009

A Continent for the Taking: The Tragedy and Hope of Africa (review)

pp. 220-223 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0017

A Democracy of Chameleons: Politics and Culture in the New Malawi (review)

pp. 223-224 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0022

Conflict Resolution and Peace Education in Africa (review)

pp. 225-226 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0044

The Populist Dimension to African Political Thought: Critical Essays in Reconstruction and Retrieval (review)

pp. 226-229 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0027


The Steamer Parish: The Rise and Fall of Missionary Medicine on an African Frontier (review)

pp. 230-231 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0015

Christianity Among the Nomads: The Catholic Church in Northern Kenya (review)

pp. 231-232 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0016

Women & Gender

Politics of the Womb: Women, Reproduction, and the State in Kenya (review)

pp. 233-234 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0013

Books Received

Books Received

pp. 235-236 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2005.0003

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