Africa

A scholarly journal devoted to the study of African societies and cultures. Editorial emphasis is placed on an interdisciplinary approach to African studies by the inclusion of topics in social sciences, history, the environment, and life sciences. Each i

Articles from Vol. 74, No. 4, Fall

Africa
General 1 Abrahamsen, R., African studies and the postcolonial challenge. African affairs 102, 407 2003 189-210 2 Adadevoh, I.O., Ethnicism and the democratization of Civil Society: envisioning changes in the proximal and causal ideologies of...
Central Africa
General 3440 Drysdall, A.R., Letters to and from British Central Africa, North eastern Rhodesia and Mocambique: the Fletcher Jones correspondence. [West Didsbury?] Rhodesian Study Circle 2003 88 pp. Anthropology 3441 Ichikawa, M. Kimura, D.,...
'Decentralised There, Centralised Here': Local Governance and Paradoxes of Household Autonomy and Control in North-East Ethiopia, 1991-2001
On 28 May 1991, a coalition of insurgent movements calling itself the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) captured Addis Ababa. (1) It did so after nearly two decades of rural-based guerrilla warfare waged against the military...
Differences That Matter: The Struggle of the Marginalised in Somalia
A NATION WITHOUT A STATE In many African states, ethnicity has been considered as a major obstacle to modern state-building causing political instability and violent conflict. In Somalia, political observers and analysts were more optimistic. They...
East Africa
General 1661 Askew, K.M., As Plato duly warned: music, politics and social change in coastal East Africa. Anthropological quarterly 76 4 2003 609-637 1662 Job, H. Metsler, D., Tourismuseumwicklung und Tourismuspolitik in Ostafrika. Geographische...
Eldridge Mohammadou 15 January 1934-18 February 2004
Eldridge Mohammadou's body was returned from Nigeria to Cameroon--for a funeral on 29 April 2004 which took place more than two months after his death in Maiduguri. Protective of his privacy to the last, Eldridge had refused medical treatment until...
Guide to Africa Bibliography
Scope and coverage This bibliography records publications on Africa of interest to students of Africa, principally in the social and environmental sciences, development studies, humanities and arts. Some items from the medical, biological and natural...
Horn of Africa
Current Affairs See also 1681 1397 Eritrea & Ethiopia: the Horn of Africa War: mass expulsions and the nationality issue. Human rights watch 15 3A 2003 64 pp. 1398 Cliffe, L., Peace in the Horn this year? Review of African political economy...
In-Migrants and Exclusion in East African Rangelands: Access, Tenure and Conflict
East African rangelands, though limited by aridity and seasonality, are fertile areas supporting major livestock production systems, spectacular wildlife populations, and, increasingly, smallholder and large-scale commercial farming. While they have...
Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
History If you believe the media reports, Ethiopia is a depressed nation of recurring famine, drought and conflict. Although this is the daily reality for many, where 85% of people live on the land, and many survive on less than $1 a day, Ethiopia...
Intercultural Creativity in Joshua Uzoigwe's Music
The history of art music in Nigeria is shaped by several related experiences through contact with two domineering forces, the Christian church and colonisation. The establishment of the Christian mission in Nigeria as far back as the 1840s (Omojola...
Islands
General 4987 Haring, L., Indian Ocean folktales: Madagascar, Comoros, Mauritius, Reunion, Seychelles. Chennai National Folklore Support Centre 2002 146 pp. Law 4988 Cadoux, C., Pluralisme juridique et droits mixtes dans les pays de l' ocean...
North Africa
General 1024 Almarcegui, P., From Africanism to Orientalism: Spanish representations of the East. Revue d' histoire maghrebine 112 2003 409-416 1025 Hare, J., Shadows across the Sahara: travels with camels from Lake Chad to Tripoli. London Constable...
Periodicals List
Academie Royale des Sciences d'Outre-mer, bulletin des seances ACARM newsletter Accounting, business and financial history Acquisitions librarian Acta academica Acta sociologica Acta tropica Aethiopica Africa Africa (Istituto...
South Africa
Literature See also 4029, 4051, 4106, 4372, 4473, 4474 4556 Adhikari, M., From Manenberg to Soweto: race and coloured identity in the black consciousness poetry of James Matthews. African studies 62 2 2003 171-186 4557 Alexander, P.F., The...
Southern Africa
General 3713 Derman, B. Ferguson, A., Value of water: political ecology and water reform in Southern Africa. Human organization 62 3 2003 277-288 3714 Mcgregor, J., The Victoria Falls 1900-1940: landscape, tourism and the geographical imagination....
The Political Ecology of Colonial Somaliland
In Africa, generally speaking, scholars draw a link between ecological degradation, food crisis, poverty and famine, which they explore either by reconstructing 'historical climate' (long-term climatic changes and the consequential changes in the productivity...
The World Bank on Land Policies: A West African Look at the World Bank Policy Research Report
After an intense preparation lasting more than two years, after four regional workshops (in Hungary, Cambodia, Uganda, and Mexico), and an electronic conference at the beginning of 2003, the World Bank recently published its Policy Research Report,...
Visible and Invisible Differences: The Somali Paradox
THE COLONIAL AND POST-COLONIAL FRAMEWORK FOR ETHNICITY IN AFRICA Generally, Africa's colonial and post-colonial states share two striking structural features that are often insufficiently emphasised in discussions about their stability. First, as...
West Africa
General 2263 Costa Dias, E., Estado, Politica e Dignitarios Politico-religiosos: o caso senegambiano. Cadernos de estudos africanos 1 2001 27-52 2264 Dahou, K., Afrique de l' Ouest: les nouvelles formes de groupements en milieu urbain et rural--l'action...
West Africa
Media See also 3002 3114 Dare, O., The Press, politics and democracy in Nigeria since 1960. Matutu 23124 2001 251-264 3115 Folarin, B., The Press and national rebirth. Orita 33 2001 34-47 3116 Ibelema, M., The Nigerian Press and June 12:...
West Central Africa
General 3290 Tonda, J., Economie des miracles et dynamiques de <subjectivation/civilisation> en Afrique centrale. Politique africaine 87 2002 20-44 Anthropology No entry See also 3294 Environment 3291 Williams, J.L. and others,...