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  2. Elliot Fratkin, Sean Redding
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  1. Understanding Social Resistance to the Ebola Response in the Forest Region of the Republic of Guinea: An Anthropological Perspective
  2. James Fairhead
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  1. Dance, Discipline, and the Liberal Self at a Ugandan Catholic Boarding School
  2. David G. Pier
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  1. Staging a “Revolution”: The 2011–12 Electoral Protests in Senegal
  2. Leila Demarest
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  1. Mineral Wealth and Protest in Sub-Saharan Africa
  2. Moisés Arce, Rebecca E. Miller
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ASR Forum: the Life and Work of Joel Barkan

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  2. Nic Cheeseman, John Harbeson, Nelson Kasfir, David W. Throup
  3. pp. 107-114
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  1. Joel Barkan and Kenya
  2. David W. Throup
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  1. Putting the Third Wave into Practice: Democracy Promotion in Kenya
  2. John W. Harbeson
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  1. Applying a Counterfactual: Would 1966 Ugandan University Students Be Surprised by Ugandan Governance Today?
  2. Nelson Kasfir
  3. pp. 139-153
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  1. Devolution and the New Politics of Development in Kenya
  2. Karuti Kanyinga
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  1. Beyond the Liberal Democracy Paradigm: A Fresh Look at Power and Institutions
  2. Goran Hyden
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  1. Patrons, Parties, Political Linkage, and the Birth of Competitive-Authoritarianism in Africa
  2. Nic Cheeseman
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  1. Legislatures and Democratic Development in Africa
  2. Robert Mattes, Shaheen Mozaffar
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  1. Refugees, Migration, and Gated Nations: The Eritrean Experience
  2. Dan Connell
  3. pp. 217-225
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Anthropology and Sociology

  1. African Appropriations: Cultural Difference, Mimesis, and Media by Matthias Krings (review)
  2. Matthew H. Brown
  3. pp. 227-228
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  1. Divination’s Grasp: African Encounters with the Almost Said by Richard Werbner (review)
  2. David M. Gordon
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History

  1. Kongo in the Age of Empire 1860–1913: The Breakdown of a Moral Order by Jelmer Vos (review)
  2. Joseph C. Miller
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  1. A Short History of Modern Angola by David Birmingham (review)
  2. Jelmer Vos
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  1. The Souls of White Folk: White Settlers in Kenya, 1900s–1920s by Brett Shadle (review)
  2. Richard Waller
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  1. The French Intifada: The Long War Between France and Its Arabs by Andrew Hussey (review)
  2. Kathryn Edwards
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  1. The Oromo and the Christian Kingdom of Ethiopia, 1300–1700 by Mohammed Hassen (review)
  2. Guluma Gemeda
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  1. The Ghana Reader: History, Culture, Politics ed. by Kwasi Konadu, Clifford C. Campbell (review)
  2. John Parker
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Politics, International Relations, and Globalization

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  2. Jeremy Speight
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  1. The Politics of Distinction: African Elites From Colonialism to Liberation in a Namibian Frontier Town by Mattia Fumanti (review)
  2. Stephanie Quinn
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  1. Land Reform in South Africa: An Uneven Transformation by Brent McCusker, William G. Moseley, Maano Ramutsindela (review)
  2. Cherryl Walker
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Economics and Development

  1. Aid and Authoritarianism in Africa: Development without Democracy ed. by Tobias Hagmann, Filip Reyntjens (review)
  2. Stephen Brown
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Geography, Environment, and Demography

  1. Africa’s Land Rush: Rural Livelihoods and Agrarian Change ed. by Ruth Hall, Ian Scoones, Dzodzi Tsikata (review)
  2. Kelly M. Askew
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  2. Frank Edward
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Religion

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  2. Alessandro Jedlowski
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  1. The African Imagination in Music by Kofi Agawu (review)
  2. Frank Gunderson
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Memoirs and Biography

  1. The Life and Struggles of Our Mother Walatta Petros: A Seventeenth-Century African Biography of an Ethiopian Woman by Galawdewos (review)
  2. Neal W. Sobania
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  1. The Mind of the African Strongman: Conversations with Dictators, Statesmen, and Father Figures by Herman J. Cohen (review)
  2. Alexander Schuhr
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Film Review Essays

  1. Timbuktu by Abderrahmane Sissako (review)
  2. Odile Cazenave, Phyllis Taoua, Alioune Sow, Kenneth Harrow
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  1. Timbuktu by Abderrahmane Sissako (review)
  2. Victoria Pasley
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  1. Taylor Swift: Wildest Dreams by Joseph Kahn, and: King Solomon’s Mines by Compton Bennett and Andrew Marton (review)
  2. Elizabeth B. Dyer
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  1. Holy Hustlers, and: Counterpoint One, and: Counterpoint Botswana by Richard Werbner (review)
  2. Timothy R. Landry
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Feature Films

  1. Just Not Married by Uduak Obong-Patrick (review)
  2. Aderinsola Ajao, Lagos Nigeria
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  1. Monsoons over the Moon by Dan Muchina (review)
  2. Marleen S. Barr
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  1. L’oeil du cyclone (Eye of the Storm) by Sékou Traoré (review)
  2. MaryEllen Higgins
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  1. African Metropolis: Six Stories from African Cities (review)
  2. Connor Ryan
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  1. Njinga: Rainha de Angola (Njinga: Queen of Angola) by Sérgio Graciano (review)
  2. Fernando Arenas
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  1. La Sirène de Faso Fani. (The Siren of Faso Fani) by Michel K. Zongo (review)
  2. Justin Izzo
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  1. For Our Land by Wanuri Kahiu (review)
  2. Kathryn Mara
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  1. Books Received
  2. pp. 331-334
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