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Volume 59, Number 1, Fall 2012

Table of Contents

"From Timbuktu to Washington": Reflections on the 2003 Mali Program at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

pp. 3-24

In Pursuit of the Lord's Resistance Army: How to Deter Illegal Resource Extraction by Ugandan Forces

pp. 27-41

Imperial Presidency and Democratic Consolidation in Nigeria

pp. 43-68

The Use of Pop Songs by Sierra Leonean Youths in Enjoying the Space Created for Freedom of Expression after the Civil War

pp. 71-86

"Mr. President": Musical Open Letters as Political Commentary in Africa

pp. 89-113

Book Reviews

Transformations in Traditional Rule in Ghana: 1951-1996 (review)

pp. 114-115

Customary Justice and the Rule of Law in War-Torn Societies (review)

pp. 116-119

Political Alienation in Libya: Assessing Citizens' Political Behavior (review)

pp. 120-122

Who Killed Hammarskjöld?: The U.N., the Cold War, and White Supremacy in Africa (review)

pp. 122-124

Being Masai, Becoming Indigenous:Postcolonial Politics in a Neoliberal World (review)

pp. 124-127

The Politics of Dress in Somali Culture (review)

pp. 128-129

Books Received

p. 129


pp. 130-131

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