Urbane scholarship

  1. Urbane scholarship: studying Africa, understanding the world
  2. Elísio Macamo
  3. pp. 1-10
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Landscapes and livelihoods

  1. ‘Pure water’ in Niamey, Niger: the backstory of sachet water in a landscape of waste
  2. Sara Beth Keough, Scott M. Youngstedt
  3. pp. 38-62
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  1. Urban development and emerging relations of informal property and land-based authority in Accra
  2. Paul Stacey
  3. pp. 63-80
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  1. Intergenerational land conflict in northern Uganda: children, customary law and return migration
  2. Sandra F. Joireman
  3. pp. 81-98
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Revenge, dreams, myths and laughter

  1. ‘The dead are just to drink from’: recycling ideas of revenge among the western Dinka, South Sudan
  2. Naomi R. Pendle
  3. pp. 99-121
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  1. The past of dreams: gender, memory and Tuareg oneiric inspiration
  2. Amalia Dragani
  3. pp. 122-137
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  1. Three nineteenth-century Southern African San myths: a study in meaning
  2. J. David Lewis-Williams
  3. pp. 138-159
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  1. Rome and the Romains: laughter on the border between Kinshasa and Brazzaville
  2. Clara Devlieger
  3. pp. 160-182
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Reviews of books

  1. The Politics of Heritage in Africa: economies, histories, and infrastructures ed. by Derek R. Peterson, Kodzo Gavua and Ciraj Rassool (review)
  2. Lotte Hughes
  3. pp. 183-184
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  1. Doing Conceptual History in Africa ed. by Axel Fleisch and Rhiannon Stephens (review)
  2. Harri Englund
  3. pp. 184-186
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  1. Shi’i Cosmopolitanisms in Africa: Lebanese migration and religious conversion in Senegal by Mara A. Leichtman (review)
  2. Issouf Binaté
  3. pp. 187-189
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  1. Elusive Jannah: the Somali diaspora and a borderless Muslim identity by Cawo M. Abdi (review)
  2. Cindy Horst
  3. pp. 189-191
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  1. Brokering High-risk Migration and Illegality in West Africa: abroad at any cost by Maybritt Jill Alpes (review)
  2. Joost Beuving
  3. pp. 191-192
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  1. Crossing the Color Line: race, sex, and the contested politics of colonialism in Ghana by Carina E. Ray (review)
  2. Saheed Aderinto
  3. pp. 193-194
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  1. States of Marriage: gender, justice, and rights in colonial Mali by Emily S. Burrill (review)
  2. Rebecca Shereikis
  3. pp. 194-196
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  1. The Bashada of Southern Ethiopia: a study of age, gender and social discourse by Susanne Epple (review)
  2. Jon Abbink
  3. pp. 196-198
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  1. Volunteer Economies: the politics and ethics of voluntary labour in Africa ed. by Ruth Prince and Hannah Brown (review)
  2. Catherine Buerger
  3. pp. 198-199
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  1. From Empires to NGOs in the West African Sahel: the road to nongovernmentality by Gregory Mann (review)
  2. Tatiana Smirnova
  3. pp. 199-201
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