Recent publications on Lusophone Africa

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More recent publications on Lusophone Africa, many from edited collections of articles.

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Filipe Calvão, “The Company Oracle: Corporate Security and Diviner-Detectives in Angola’s Diamond Mines,” Comparative Studies in Society and History 59, 3 (July 2017): 574-599.

João Baptista, The Good Holiday: Development, Tourism and the Politics of Benevolence in Mozambique (Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2017).  Until the end of August 2017 Berghahn offers a 50% discount when purchased directly from the publisher: ). Simply enter the code BAP464 at checkout.

Filipa Ribeiro da Silva, “Counting People and Homes in Urban Mozambique in the 1820s: Population Structures and Household Size and Composition,” African Economic History 45, 1 (2017): 46-76.

Meera Sabaratnum, Decolonising Intervention: International Statebuilding in Mozambique (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield 2017). In their new series, Kilombo: International Relations and Colonial Questions.

Branwen Gruffydd Jones, “Comradeship, Committed and Conscious: The Anticolonial Archive Speaks to Our Times” [on liberation movements in Lusophone Africa], in Politics of African Anticolonial Archive, edited by Shiera S. el-Malik and Isaac A. Kamola (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017).

Isaac Kamola, “Realism without Abstraction: Amílcar Cabral and a Politics of the World,” in Politics of African Anticolonial Archive, edited by Shiera S. el-Malik and Isaac A. Kamola (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017).

Inês M. Raimundo, “Food insecurity in the context of climate change in Maputo City, Mozambique: challenges and coping strategies,” in Climate change and food security: Africa and the Caribbean, edited by Elizabeth Thomas-Hope (New York: Routledge, 2017)

Channing Arndt, Sam Jones, Kristi Mahrt, Vincenzo Salvucci, and Finn Tarp, “A review of consumption poverty estimation for Mozambique,” in Measuring poverty and wellbeing in developing countries, edited by Channing Arndt and Finn Tarp (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017).

Sandra Araújo, “Shaping an empire of predictions: the Mozambique information centralization and coordination services (1961-1974),” in Policing in colonial empires: cases, connections, boundaries (ca. 1850-1970), edited by Emmanuel Blanchard, Marieke Bloembergen, and Amandine Lauro (New York: Peter Lang, 2017).

Riël Franzsen and William McCluskey, editors, Property tax in Africa: status, challenges, and prospects (Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2017). Includes chapters on Cabo Verde, Mozambique, and Lusophone Africa by the editors and Vasco Nhabinde.

Evanice Nadya and Emilia Fernandes, “Gender and entrepreneurship in Angola: Narratives of the 'Muambeiras' of Lubango,” in Managing Organizational Diversity: Trends and Challenges in Management and Engineering, ed. Carolina Machado and J. Paulo Davim (Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2017)

Pedro Uetela, Higher education and development in Africa (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), includes a chapter on “Governance and Operation of Universities: The Case and State of Higher Education Administration in Mozambique.”

Akifumi Kuchiki and Tetsuo Mizobe, “An Application of the Flowchart Approach to the Agro-food Processing Industry Cluster in East Asia: The Case of the Nacala Corridor Region in Mozambique,” in A Multi-Industrial Linkages Approach to Cluster Building in East Asia : Targeting the Agriculture, Food, and Tourism Industry, edited by Akifumi Kuchiki, Tetsuo Mizobe, and Toshitaka Gokan (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).


News and blogs:

Danuta Kean, “Angolan writer José Eduardo Agualusa wins €100,000 International Dublin literary award,” The Guardian (21 June 2017)