Reviews

Author: 
Isabella Alexander-Nathani
Reviewer: 
Diana Wylie

Wylie on Alexander-Nathani, 'Burning at Europe's Borders: An Ethnography on the African Migrant Experience in Morocco'

Isabella Alexander-Nathani. Burning at Europe's Borders: An Ethnography on the African Migrant Experience in Morocco. Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology. New York: Oxford University Press, 2021. xxxvi + 247 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-007464-7

Author: 
Olivette Otele
Reviewer: 
Andrew E. Barnes

Barnes on Maguire, 'Africans in East Anglia, 1467-1833' and Otele, 'African Europeans: An Untold History'

Richard Maguire. Africans in East Anglia, 1467-1833. Martlesham: Boydell Press, 2021. 300 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-633-2.Olivette Otele. African Europeans: An Untold History. London: Hurst & Company (US Dist through Basic), 2020. x + 291 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5416-1967-8

Author: 
Raphael Chijioke Njoku
Reviewer: 
Ivor Miller

Miller on Njoku, 'West African Masking Traditions and Diaspora Masquerade Carnivals: History, Memory, and Transnationalism'

Raphael Chijioke Njoku. West African Masking Traditions and Diaspora Masquerade Carnivals: History, Memory, and Transnationalism. Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora Series. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2020. Illustrations. 300 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-58046-984-5.

Reviewed by Ivor Miller (University of Calabar) Published on H-Africa (August, 2022) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

Author: 
Robert R. Edgar
Reviewer: 
Holly Y. McGee

McGee on Edgar, 'Josie Mpama/Palmer: Get Up and Get Moving (Ohio Short Histories of Africa)'

Robert R. Edgar. Josie Mpama/Palmer: Get Up and Get Moving (Ohio Short Histories of Africa). Athens: Ohio University Press, 2020. 223 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-2410-0.

Reviewed by Holly Y. McGee (University of Cincinnati) Published on H-Africa (August, 2022) Commissioned by Dawne Y. Curry (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

Author: 
John Parker
Reviewer: 
Paul G. Grant

Grant on Parker, 'In My Time of Dying: A History of Death and the Dead in West Africa'

John Parker. In My Time of Dying: A History of Death and the Dead in West Africa. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2021. Illustrations, maps. 416 pp. $35.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-691-21490-0; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-19315-1.

Reviewed by Paul G. Grant (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-Africa (June, 2022) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

Author: 
Jonathan Robins
Reviewer: 
Julie Weiskopf

Weiskopf on Robins, 'Oil Palm: A Global History'

Jonathan Robins. Oil Palm: A Global History. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2021. 418 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-6289-3.

Reviewed by Julie Weiskopf (Gonzaga University) Published on H-Africa (June, 2022) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

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Author: 
Ted R. Schultz, Richard Gawne, Peter N. Peregrine, eds.
Reviewer: 
Gregory H. Maddox

Maddox on Schultz and Gawne and Peregrine, 'The Convergent Evolution of Agriculture in Humans and Insects'

Ted R. Schultz, Richard Gawne, Peter N. Peregrine, eds. The Convergent Evolution of Agriculture in Humans and Insects. Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2022. 338 pp. $75.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-262-54320-0.

Reviewed by Gregory H. Maddox (Texas Southern University) Published on H-Africa (June, 2022) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

Author: 
Kjell Follingstad Anderson, Erin Jessee, eds.
Reviewer: 
Christopher P. Davey

Davey on Anderson and Jessee, 'Researching Perpetrators of Genocide'

Kjell Follingstad Anderson, Erin Jessee, eds. Researching Perpetrators of Genocide. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2020. 224 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-32970-9.

Reviewed by Christopher P. Davey (Clark University) Published on H-Africa (June, 2022) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=57348

Author: 
Sean Morey Smith, Christopher D. E. Willoughby, eds.
Reviewer: 
Matt Heaton

Heaton on Kananoja, 'Healing Knowledge in Atlantic Africa: Medical Encounters, 1500-1850' and Smith and Willoughby, 'Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery'

Kalle Kananoja. Healing Knowledge in Atlantic Africa: Medical Encounters, 1500-1850. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. 320 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-49125-9.Sean Morey Smith, Christopher D. E. Willoughby, eds. Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, 2021. 240 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-7121-9.

Author: 
Sabina Widmer
Reviewer: 
Philip Muehlenbeck

Muehlenbeck on Widmer, 'Switzerland and Sub-Saharan Africa in the Cold War, 1967-1979: Neutrality Meets Decolonisation'

Sabina Widmer. Switzerland and Sub-Saharan Africa in the Cold War, 1967-1979: Neutrality Meets Decolonisation. New Perspectives on the Cold War Series. Leiden: Brill, 2021. 376 pp. $132.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-46402-5

Author: 
Candace M. Keller
Reviewer: 
Diana Wylie

Wylie on Foster, 'The City as Photographic Text: Urban Documentary Photography of São Paulo' and Grant and Jordanova and eds., 'Writing Visual Histories' and Keller, 'Imaging Culture'

David William Foster. The City as Photographic Text: Urban Documentary Photography of São Paulo. Latinx and Latin American Profiles Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2021. Illustrations. 248 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4623-6Florence Grant, Ludmilla Jordanova, eds. Writing Visual Histories. Writing History Series.

Author: 
Spencer D. Segalla
Reviewer: 
Gregory H. Maddox

Maddox on Segalla, 'Empire and Catastrophe: Decolonization and Environmental Disaster in North Africa and Mediterranean France since 1954 (France Overseas: Studies in Empire and Decolonization)'

Spencer D. Segalla. Empire and Catastrophe: Decolonization and Environmental Disaster in North Africa and Mediterranean France since 1954 (France Overseas: Studies in Empire and Decolonization). Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2020. 302 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4962-1963-3.

Reviewed by Gregory H. Maddox (Texas Southern University) Published on H-Africa (April, 2022) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

Author: 
Kidane Mengisteab, ed.
Reviewer: 
Derick Becker

Becker on Mengisteab, 'The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Horn of Africa: Towards Building Institutional Foundations'

Kidane Mengisteab, ed. The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Horn of Africa: Towards Building Institutional Foundations. Rochester: James Currey, 2020. xvii + 261 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84701-247-0.

Reviewed by Derick Becker (University of Nottingham Malaysia) Published on H-Africa (April, 2022) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

Author: 
Philipp Schulz
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Topolosky

Topolosky on Schulz, 'Male Survivors of Wartime Sexual Violence'

Philipp Schulz. Male Survivors of Wartime Sexual Violence. Oakland: University of California Press, 2021. Illustrations. 212 pp. $34.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-520-97286-5; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-30374-4.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Topolosky (Clark University) Published on H-Africa (February, 2022) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

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