Reviews

Author: 
Douglas Porch
Reviewer: 
Leland Barrows

Barrows on Porch, 'The Conquest of Morocco' and Porch, 'The Conquest of the Sahara'

Douglas Porch. The Conquest of Morocco. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2005. xxiv + 335 pp. $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-374-12880-7.Douglas Porch. The Conquest of the Sahara. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2005. xviii + 332 pp. $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-374-12879-1.

Author: 
John Edward Philips, ed.
Reviewer: 
Esperanza Brizuela-Garcia

Brizuela-Garcia on Philips, 'Writing African History'

John Edward Philips, ed. Writing African History. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2005. xii + 532 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-164-1.

Reviewed by Esperanza Brizuela-Garcia (History Department, Montclair State University) Published on H-Africa (January, 2006)

African History: Sources, Methods, and Approaches

Author: 
Timothy H. Parsons
Reviewer: 
Balam Nyeko

Nyeko on Parsons, 'Race, Resistance, and the Boy Scout Movement in British Colonial Africa'

Timothy H. Parsons. Race, Resistance, and the Boy Scout Movement in British Colonial Africa. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2004. Social History/African Studies Series. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1596-2; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1595-5.

Reviewed by Balam Nyeko (Department of History, University of Swaziland) Published on H-Africa (January, 2006)

Scouting in Colonial Africa

Author: 
Charles C. Okigbo, Festus Eribo, eds.
Reviewer: 
Francis Nyamnjoh

Nyamnjoh on Okigbo and Eribo, 'Development and Communication in Africa'

Charles C. Okigbo, Festus Eribo, eds. Development and Communication in Africa. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004. 249 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-2746-1; $101.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-2745-4.

Reviewed by Francis Nyamnjoh (CODESRIA, Dakar, Senegal) Published on H-Africa (August, 2005)

What to Do with Africa's

Author: 
Salma Ahmed Nageeb
Reviewer: 
Stephanie F. Beswick

Beswick on Nageeb, 'New Spaces and Old Frontiers: Women, Social Space, and Islamization in Sudan'

Salma Ahmed Nageeb. New Spaces and Old Frontiers: Women, Social Space, and Islamization in Sudan. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2004. vii + 217 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0596-2.

Reviewed by Stephanie F. Beswick (Department of History, Ball State University) Published on H-Africa (August, 2005)

How to Make Sudanese Islamic Fundamentalism Work for You

Author: 
Messay Kebede
Reviewer: 
Chima Anyadike

Anyadike on Kebede, 'Africa's Quest for a Philosophy of Decolonization'

Messay Kebede. Africa's Quest for a Philosophy of Decolonization. New York: Rodopi, 2004. 256 pp. $68.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-420-0810-6.

Reviewed by Chima Anyadike (Africana Studies and Research Center, Cornell University) Published on H-Africa (April, 2005)

African Philosophy: Problems and Prospects

Author: 
Kamal Salhi, ed.
Reviewer: 
Paul Khalil Saucier

Saucier on Salhi, 'Francophone Post-Colonial Cultures: Critical Essays'

Kamal Salhi, ed. Francophone Post-Colonial Cultures: Critical Essays. New York: Lexington Books, 2003. ix + 471 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0567-2; $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7391-0568-9.

Reviewed by Paul Khalil Saucier (Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Northeastern University) Published on H-Africa (September, 2004)

Author: 
Mark Huband
Reviewer: 
Vladimir Shubin

Shubin on Huband, 'The Skull beneath the Skin: Africa after the Cold War'

Mark Huband. The Skull beneath the Skin: Africa after the Cold War. Boulder: Westview Press, 2001. xi + 376 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8133-3598-8; $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8133-4112-5.

Reviewed by Vladimir Shubin (Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences) Published on H-Africa (May, 2004)

Author: 
Mahmood Mamdani
Reviewer: 
Arlette Vandeneycken

Vandeneycken on Mamdani, 'When Victims Become Killers: Colonialism, Nativism, and the Genocide in Rwanda'

Mahmood Mamdani. When Victims Become Killers: Colonialism, Nativism, and the Genocide in Rwanda. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001. xvi + 364 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-05821-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-10280-1.

Reviewed by Arlette Vandeneycken (Kigali, Rwanda) Published on H-Africa (May, 2004)

Reconciliation and Justice in Rwanda?

Author: 
Jean-Pierre ChrÖ©tien
Reviewer: 
Kennell Jackson

Jackson on ChrÖ©tien, 'The Great Lakes of Africa: Two Thousand Years of History'

Jean-Pierre ChrÖ©tien. The Great Lakes of Africa: Two Thousand Years of History. New York: Zone Books, 2003. 504 pp. $36.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-890951-34-4.

Reviewed by Kennell Jackson (Department of History, Stanford University) Published on H-Africa (May, 2004)

Going Deep into Great Lakes Regional History

Author: 
Joshua B. Forrest
Reviewer: 
Philip J. Havik

Havik on Forrest, 'Lineages of State Fragility: Rural Civil Society in Guinea Bissau'

Joshua B. Forrest. Lineages of State Fragility: Rural Civil Society in Guinea Bissau. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2003. xii + 312 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1490-3.

Reviewed by Philip J. Havik (IICT, Lisbon) Published on H-Africa (May, 2004)

Rewriting African History

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