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  • Books Received
Adegbile, Isaiah O. The African and African American History: An Introduction: he Political-Socio-Economic Context in Historical Perspective. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2008. xviii + 334 pp. Tables. Figures. Maps. Notes. Appendices. Index. $46.00. Paper.
Barbosa, Jose Carlos. Slavery and Protestant Missions in Imperial Brazil: “The Black Does not Enter the Church, He Peeks in From Outside”. Translated by Fraser G. MacHaffie and Richard K. Danford. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2008. xx + 169 pp. Notes. Appendix. Bibliography. Index. $29.00. Paper.
Boden, Gertrud. ‘The Book of Traditions’: Histories, Texts and Illustrations from !Xoon and ‘N|ohan People of Namibia. Basel, Switzerland: Basler Afrika Bibliographien, 2007. 108 pp. Photographs. Maps. Figures. Notes. References. Paper.
Carey, Neil. Masks of the Koranko Poro: Form, Function, and Camparison to the Toma. Amherst, Mass.: Ethnos Publications, 2007. xiv + 64 pp. Index. References. Notes. Photographs. Figures. Maps. $32.50. Cloth.
Farley, Jonathan. Southern Africa. The Making of the Contemporary World series. New York: Routledge, 2008. xx + 155 pp. Illustrations. Maps. Figures. Notes. Selected Bibliography. Index. Paper.
Gordon, Lewis R. An Introduction to Africana Philosophy. Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy series. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xii + 275 pp. Notes. Index. $90.00. Cloth. $29.99. Paper.
Guha-Khasnobis, Basudeb, Shabd S. Acharya, and Benjamin Davis, eds. Food Insecurity, Vulnerability and Human Rights Failure. Studies in Development Economics and Policy series. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, in association with the United Nations University–World Institute for Development Economics Research, 2007. xxv + 368 pp. Tables. Notes. References. Index. $90.00. Cloth.
Hansen, Karen Tranberg. In collaboration with Anne Line Dalsgaard et al. Youth and the City in the Global South. Tracking Globalization series. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008. x + 231 pp. Photographs. Figures. Notes. References. Index. $65.00. Cloth. $24.95. Paper.
Henk, Dan. The Botswana Defense Force in the Struggle for an African Environment. Initiatives in Strategic Studies: Issues and Policies series. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. xi + 219 pp. Photographs. Maps. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. $74.95. Cloth.
Hope, Kempe Ronald Sr. Poverty, Livelihoods, and Governance in Africa. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. xiv + 200 pp. References. Index. $74.95. Cloth.
Imperato, Pascal James, and Gavin H. Imperato. Historical Dictionary of Mali 4th edition. Lanham, Md.: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2008. xcvii + 457 pp. Chronology. Appendices. Bibliography. $125.00. Cloth.
Mavima, Paul. Sovereignty, Corruption, and Civil Service Reform Implementation in Zimbabwe. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2008. xiv + 214 pp. Tables. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. $33.00. Paper. [End Page 231]
Obi, T. J. Desch. Fighting for Honor: The History of African Martial Art Traditions in the Atlantic World. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. xvi + 346 pp. Photographs. Maps. Figures. Notes. Select Bibliography. Index. $49.95. Cloth.
Ofori-Attah, Kwabena Dei. Going to School in the Middle East and North Africa. The Global School Room series. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2008. xiv + 133 pp. Tables. Figures. References. Bibliography. Index. Cloth.
Rivers, Patrick Lynn. Governing Hate and Race in The United States and South Africa. Albany: SUNY Press, 2008. xii + 177 pp. Notes. Bibliography. Index. $60.00. Cloth.
Salamone, Virginia A., and Frank A. Salamone. The Lucy Memorial Freed Slaves’ Home: The Sudan United Mission and The British Colonial Government in Partnership. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2008. ix + 104 pp. References. Index. $21.95. Paper.
Straight, Bilinda. Miracles and Extraordinary Experience in Northern Kenya. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. xiii + 275 pp. Photographs. Maps. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. $49.95. Cloth.
Yerxa, Donald A., ed. Recent Themes in the History of Africa and the Atlantic World: Historians in Conversation. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. ix + 128 pp. Notes. Contributors. Index. $39.95. Cloth. $18.95. Paper. [End Page 232]


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