Welcome to H-Luso-Africa, a network initiated by the Lusophone African Studies Organization (LASO).
H-Luso-Africa aims to compile resources, host discussions and publish reviews that are relevant to scholars with interests in Angola, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and São-Tomé and Príncipe.
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“Human, Intellectual, and Cultural Mobilities between Africa and the Caribbean – From the Late 19th Century to the Present“
Birgit Englert, Immanuel R. Harisch, Sigrid Thomsen
(University of Vienna, Research Platform “Mobile Cultures and Societies”)
The deadline for Gilder Lehrman Center fellowship applications is approaching!
Reviews are commissioned by H-Luso-Africa reviews editor Philip Havik.
More information on becoming a reviewer or submitting a book for review on H-Net can be found here.
Malyn Newitt. A Short History of Mozambique. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 224 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-084742-5.
Reviewed by Eric Allina (University of Ottawa) Published on H-Luso-Africa (August, 2018) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik (Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT))
Jon Schubert. Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. xvii + 247 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-1370-5; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1369-9.
Reviewed by Vasco Martins (Centro de Estudos Sociais (CES), University of Coimbra) Published on H-Luso-Africa (July, 2018) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik (Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT))
Cécile Fromont. The Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014. Illustrations. 328 pp. $47.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-1871-5; $19.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4696-1872-2.
Reviewed by Carlos Almeida (Centro de História/Universidade de Lisboa) Published on H-Luso-Africa (October, 2017) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik
Chris Alden, Sérgio Chichava, eds. China and Mozambique: From Comrades to Capitalists. Johannesburg: Jacana, 2014. 256 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-920196-94-3.
Reviewed by Joseph Hanlon (The Open University (UK); London School of Economics (UK)) Published on H-Luso-Africa (August, 2017) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik