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Volume 12, Number 2, 2012 (New Series)

Table of Contents

From the Editor

pp. vii-viii | DOI: 10.1353/nas.2012.0047

"Guarding the Guards": The Failure of the Colonial State to Govern Police Violence in Sudan, ca. 1922-1956

pp. 1-28 | DOI: 10.1353/nas.2012.0050

"Because God Has Given Us the Power of Reasoning": Intellectuals, the Eritrean Muslim League, and Nationalist Activism, 1946-1950

pp. 29-62 | DOI: 10.1353/nas.2012.0052

The Making of the 1990 Manifesto: Somalia's Last Chance for State Survival

pp. 63-94 | DOI: 10.1353/nas.2012.0054

Utopia and Ethiopia: The Chronicles of Lalibela as Critical Reflection

pp. 95-121 | DOI: 10.1353/nas.2012.0042


Italian National Identity in the Scramble for Africa: Italy's African Wars in the Era of Nation-Building, 1870-1900 (review)

pp. 123-127 | DOI: 10.1353/nas.2012.0044

Kossoye: A Village Life in Ethiopia (review)

pp. 127-131 | DOI: 10.1353/nas.2012.0046

Understanding the Somali Conflagration: Identity, Political Islam and Peacebuilding (review)

pp. 131-135 | DOI: 10.1353/nas.2012.0049

Kumsaa Boroo: Jiruu fi Jireenya/Life and Times (review)

pp. 135-138 | DOI: 10.1353/nas.2012.0051

Frontiers of Violence in North-East Africa: Genealogies of Conflict since 1800 (review)

pp. 139-141 | DOI: 10.1353/nas.2012.0053

Soldiers, Martyrs, Traitors, and Exiles: Political Conflict in Eritrea and the Diaspora (review)

pp. 141-147 | DOI: 10.1353/nas.2012.0055

The Literary Life of Cairo: One Hundred Years in the Heart of the City (review)

pp. 148-149 | DOI: 10.1353/nas.2012.0043


p. 150 | DOI: 10.1353/nas.2012.0045

About the Contributors

pp. 151-153 | DOI: 10.1353/nas.2012.0048

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