Reviews

Author: 
David P. Silverman, ed.
Reviewer: 
Richard Lobban

Lobban on Silverman, 'Ancient Egypt'

David P. Silverman, ed. Ancient Egypt. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. 256 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-521952-4.

Reviewed by Richard Lobban (Professor of Anthropology and African Studies, Rhode Island College) Published on H-Africa (November, 2003)

Insiders' Views On Ancient Egypt

Insiders' Views On Ancient Egypt

Author: 
David Pool
Reviewer: 
Vladimir Shubin

Shubin on Pool, 'From Guerrillas to Government: The Eritrean People's Liberation Front'

David Pool. From Guerrillas to Government: The Eritrean People's Liberation Front. East African Studies. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2001. xvi + 206 pp. $42.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1387-6.

Reviewed by Vladimir Shubin (Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences) Published on H-Africa (October, 2003)

The Most Successful Liberation Front on the African Soil?

Author: 
Alusine Jalloh, Toyin Falola, eds.
Reviewer: 
Waithaka Iraki

Iraki on Jalloh and Falola, 'Black Business and Economic Power'

Alusine Jalloh, Toyin Falola, eds. Black Business and Economic Power. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2002. 628 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-114-6.

Reviewed by Waithaka Iraki (Department of Economics, Finance and General Business, Jackson State University) Published on H-Africa (October, 2003)

Author: 
Robert L. Kelly
Reviewer: 
Sylvia H. Washington

Washington on Kelly, 'The Foraging Spectrum: Diversity in Hunter-Gatherer Lifeways'

Robert L. Kelly. The Foraging Spectrum: Diversity in Hunter-Gatherer Lifeways. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995. xi + 446 pp. $29.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56098-466-5; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56098-465-8.

Reviewed by Sylvia H. Washington (Visiting Scholar, History Department, Northwestern University) Published on H-Africa (October, 2003)

Author: 
Willie F. Page
Reviewer: 
Inge Brinkman

Brinkman on Page, 'Encyclopedia of African History and Culture'

Willie F. Page. Encyclopedia of African History and Culture. New York: Facts on File, 2001. 992 pp. $247.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8160-4472-6.

Reviewed by Inge Brinkman (Department of African Languages and Cultures, Ghent University) Published on H-Africa (October, 2003)

Pre-Colonial African History and Culture in Three Volumes

Author: 
Mirjam de Bruijn Foeken, Rijk van Dijk, eds. Dick
Reviewer: 
Steve Howard

Howard on Foeken and Dijk and Dick, 'Mobile Africa: Changing Patterns of Movement in Africa and beyond'

Mirjam de Bruijn Foeken, Rijk van Dijk, eds. Dick. Mobile Africa: Changing Patterns of Movement in Africa and beyond. Leiden: Brill, 2001. x + 214 pp. EUR 31.75 (paper), ISBN 978-90-04-12072-3.

Reviewed by Steve Howard (African Studies Program, Ohio University) Published on H-Africa (September, 2003)

Africa Moves

Africa Moves

Author: 
George Clement Bond, Nigel C. Gibson
Reviewer: 
Moradewun Adejunmobi

Adejunmobi on Bond and Gibson, 'Contested Terrains and Constructed Categories: Contemporary Africa in Focus'

George Clement Bond, Nigel C. Gibson. Contested Terrains and Constructed Categories: Contemporary Africa in Focus. Boulder and Oxford: Westview Press, 2002. 474 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8133-3678-7.

Reviewed by Moradewun Adejunmobi (African-American and African Studies, University of California, Davis) Published on H-Africa (August, 2003)

African Studies in Focus

Author: 
Harvey J. Sindima
Reviewer: 
Christopher Lee

Lee on Sindima, 'Malawi's First Republic: An Economic and Political Analysis'

Harvey J. Sindima. Malawi's First Republic: An Economic and Political Analysis. Lanham: University Press of America, 2002. xv + 260 pp. $37.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7618-2332-2.

Reviewed by Christopher Lee (Department of History, Stanford University) Published on H-Africa (August, 2003)

Author: 
Holger Weiss, ed.
Reviewer: 
Roberta Ann Dunbar

Dunbar on Weiss, 'Social Welfare in Muslim Societies in Africa'

Holger Weiss, ed. Social Welfare in Muslim Societies in Africa. Stockholm: Nordic Africa Institute, 2002. 189 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-91-7106-481-3.

Reviewed by Roberta Ann Dunbar (Department of African and Afro-American Studies, University of North Carolina) Published on H-Africa (July, 2003)

Historical Difference, Social Justice, and Islamic Economics in Africa

Author: 
Sibel Barut Kusimba
Reviewer: 
Benjamin Campbell

Campbell on Kusimba, 'African Foragers: Environment, Technology, Interactions'

Sibel Barut Kusimba. African Foragers: Environment, Technology, Interactions. New York: Altamira Press, 2002. xxi + 284 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7591-0154-8; $82.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7591-0153-1.

Reviewed by Benjamin Campbell (Department of Anthropology, Boston University) Published on H-Africa (July, 2003)

Inside Africa

Inside Africa

Author: 
Crawford Young
Reviewer: 
Harvey Glickman

Glickman on Young, 'Ethnicity and Politics in Africa'

Crawford Young. Ethnicity and Politics in Africa. Boston: Boston University African Studies Center, 2002. iv + 102 pp. $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-915118-17-5.

Reviewed by Harvey Glickman (Department of Political Science, Haverford College) Published on H-Africa (July, 2003)

A Primer for Analyzing Ethnicity's Interconnections with Africa's Politics

Author: 
Richard Reid
Reviewer: 
Jan Bender Shetler

Shetler on Reid, 'Political Power in Pre-Colonial Buganda: Economy, Society, and Warfare in the Nineteenth Century'

Richard Reid. Political Power in Pre-Colonial Buganda: Economy, Society, and Warfare in the Nineteenth Century. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2003. xiv + 274 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1478-1; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1477-4.

Reviewed by Jan Bender Shetler (Department of History, Goshen College) Published on H-Africa (July, 2003)

Challenging the Fathers?

Author: 
A. J. Christopher
Reviewer: 
Sandra S. Swart

Swart on Christopher, 'The Atlas of Changing South Africa'

A. J. Christopher. The Atlas of Changing South Africa. Second edition. London and New York: Routledge, 2001. x + 260 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-21178-9; $220.00 (library), ISBN 978-0-415-21177-2.

Reviewed by Sandra S. Swart (Department of History, University of Stellenbosch) Published on H-Africa (July, 2003)

Understanding the Spatial Legacy of Apartheid

Author: 
Alexis de Tocqueville
Reviewer: 
Laura J. Mitchell

Mitchell on de Tocqueville, 'Writings on Empire and Slavery'

Alexis de Tocqueville. Writings on Empire and Slavery. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001. xxxviii + 277 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-7756-8; $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-6509-1.

Reviewed by Laura J. Mitchell (Department of History, University of California, Irvine) Published on H-Africa (July, 2003)

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