West Africa

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General

1795 Chilson, P., Athens, GA
  University of Georgia Press Riding
  the demon: on the road in West
  Africa, 1998, 195 pp
1796 Macintosh, D., Travels in the
  white man's grave, Glasgow Neil
  Wilson 1998, 192 pp
1797 Sahel, E.G., The Positive
  management of conflicts in West
  Africa, Community development
  journal, 33, 2 1998 150-156
1798 Twe, B.S., A Review of
  African psychology in West
  Africa, Liberian Studies Journal,
  23, 1 1998 78-105

Agriculture

See also: 1234

1799 McMillan, D.E. and others,
  New land is not enough:
  agricultural performance of new
  lands settlement in West Africa,
  World development, 26, 2 1998
  187-211
1800 Renard, G. and others (eds),
  Soil fertility management in West
  African land use systems,
  Weikersheim Margraf Verlag 1998,
  600 pp
1801 Sanders, J.H. Shapiro, B.I.
  Ramaswamy, S., A Strategy for
  technology development for
  semi-arid Sub-Saharan Africa,
  Outlook on agriculture, 27, 3 1998
  157-161
1802 Tshibaka, T.B., Structural
  adjustment and agriculture in West
  Africa, Dakar Codesria 1998,
  333 pp

Anthropology

See also: 1808, 1875, 1876, 1878

1803 Belcher, S., Heroes at the
  borderline: Bamana and Fulbe
  traditions in West Africa, Research
  in African literatures, 29, 1 1998
  43-65
1804 Hoffman, B.G., Secrets and
  lies: context, meaning and agency in
  Mande, Cahiers d'etudes africaines,
  38, 149 1998 85-102
1805 Samb, D., L'Interpretation des
  reves dans la region
  Senegambienne, Dakar Nouvelles
  Editions Africains du Senegal
  1998, 498 pp
1806 Stelzig, C., "Altar of
  Maloango": being, non-being and
  existence of an object from West
  Africa, Baessler-Archiv, 46, 2 1998
  369-427
1807 van Beek, W.E.A., Identity in
  African ritual, Focaal, 32, 1998
  119-137

Arts

1808 Avorgbedor, D., Anlo-Ewe
  music and society in the light of
  urgent anthropo-musicology,
  Bulletin of the International
  Committee on Urgent Anthropological
  and Ethnological Research, 39,
  1997-1998 17-26
1809 Frank, B.E., Mande potters and
  leatherworkers, Washington
  Smithsonian Institution Press 1998,
  256 pp
1810 Hale, T.A., Griots and griottes:
  makers of words and music,
  Bloomington Indiana University
  Press 1998, 410 pp
1811 Roschenthaler, U.M.,
  Honouring Ejagham women,
  African Arts, 31, 2 1998 38-49,
  92-93
1812 Weil, P.M., Women's masks
  and the power of gender in Mande
  history, African Arts, 31, 2 1998
  28-37, 88-91, 95

Biography

1813 McDougall, E.A., A Sense of
  self: the life of Fatma Barka,
  Canadian journal of African studies,
  32, 2 1998 285-315
1814 Walvin, J., An African's life: the
  life and times of Olaudah Equiano
  1745-1797, London Cassell 1998,
  205 pp

Botany

1815 Lykke, A.M., Assessment of
  species composition change in
  savanna vegetation by means of
  woody plants' size class
  distributions and local information,
  Biodiversity and conservation, 7, 10
  1998 1261-1275

Current Affairs

1816 West Africa. in Hampton, J.
  (ed), Internally displaced people: a
  global survey, pp. 39-55 (item 156)
1817 Adewumi, F. (ed),
  International Trade unions, national
  development and military rule: a joint
  publication of the Friedrich Ebert
  Foundation and Organisation of
  African Trade Union Unity, Ibadan
  Emmi Press 1998, 102 pp
1818 Jacob, J-P., La
  Decentralisation comme distance:
  reflexions sur la mise en place des
  collectivites territoriales en milieu
  rural ouest-africain, Politique
  africaine, 71, 1998 133-147
1819 Olonisakin, F., Mercenaries fill
  the vacuum, World today, 54, 6
  1998 146-148

Economics

1820 The Story of a railway
  concession: Abidjan-Ouagadougou,
  Courier, 169, 1998 53-55
1821 Rajaofetra, M., `Africa's skies
  are guaranteed safe', Courier, 169,
  1998 59-61

Economics - Development

See also: 1836

1822 Atampugre, N., Colonial and
  contemporary approaches to
  community development: a
  comparative overview of similarities
  and differences in West African
  experiences, Community development
  journal, 33, 4 1998 353-364
1823 Mohammed, H. …