Recent publications on Lusophone Africa

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Here is a long list of some recent publications on Lusophone Africa, I'm still catching up after a few weeks of computer problems.

Remember to send information on your own publications to me at ksheldon@ucla.edu. Please put the information in citation format and include a link if available.

 

Aurora Almada e Santos, “A Organização das Nações Unidas e a Questão Colonial Portuguesa: 1960-1974,” Coleção Atena 37 (Instituto da Defesa Nacional, 2017)
http://www.idn.gov.pt/index.php?mod=1331&cod=112#sthash.YWGdL8fK.yM30Qvp7.dpbs

Aharon de Grassi and Jesse Salah Ovadia, “Trajectories of large-scale land acquisition dynamics in Angola: Diversity, histories, and implications for the political economy of development in Africa,” Land Use Policy 67 (September 2017): 115-125 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264837716308651

Daniel B. Domingues da Silva, The Atlantic Slave Trade from West Central Africa, 1780-1867 (Cambridge University Press, 2017). https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/atlantic-slave-trade-from-west-central-africa-17801867/0C1D00BCDE01E7CFF5D8AAC9DB101906

Cecilia Alda-Vidal, Maria Rusca, Margreet Zwarteveen,, Klaas Schwartz, and Nicky Pouw, “Occupational genders and gendered occupations: the case of water provisioning in Maputo, Mozambique,” Gender, Place & Culture, (2017). Pre-publication view:  DOI: 10.1080/0966369X.2017.1339019

Manuel Rui, O Kaputo Camionista e Eusébio (Lisboa: Guerra e Paz Ed., 2017) http://www.guerraepaz.net/conteudo.aspx?lang=pt&id_object=9739&name=O-KAPUTO-CAMIONISTA-E-EUSEBIO

Ungulani Ba Ka Khosa, Ulalapi Fragments from the End of Empire, translated by Richard Bartlett and Isaura de Oliveira, forward by Phillip Rothwell, Adamastor Series (Dartmouth, Mass.: Tagus Press, 2017) http://www.portstudies.umassd.edu/publications/

Regiane Augusto de Mattos, org., Áfricas: Histórias, Identidades e Narrativas (Editora Orisma, 2017). Not focused on Lusophone Africa, but of interest to our subscribers. http://editoraprismas.com.br/produto/7889004/Africas-historias-identidades-e-narrativas

Abdulai Sila, The Ultimate Tragedy. Translated by Jethro Soutar (London: Dedalus Books, 2017). The first novel from Guinea-Bissau to be translated into English.  http://www.dedalusbooks.com/our-books/book.php?id=00000317

S. Vandeyar, T. Vandeyar, and S. Gamedze, “Crossing the Border: Immigrant Student Identities in Swaziland Schools,” Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture 23, 5 (2017): 533-547. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13504630.2016.1244818.  Includes information about Mozambican students.

Ivar Kolstad, Armando J. Garcia Pires & Arne Wiig, “Within-group heterogeneity and group dynamics: analyzing exit of microcredit groups in Angola,” Oxford Development Studies 45, 3 (September 2017): 338-351. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13600818.2016.1243237

Ulrikke Wethal, “Workplace regimes in Sino-Mozambican construction projects: resentment and tension in a divided workplace,” Journal of Contemporary African Studies 35, 3 (July 2017): 383-403.  http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02589001.2017.1323379

Christina Wolf, “Industrialization in Times of China: Domestic-market Formation in Angola,” African Affairs 116, no. 464 (July 2017): 435-461. https://academic.oup.com/afraf/article-abstract/116/464/435/3737552/Industrialization-in-times-of-China-Domestic

Henrik Vigh, “Caring through Crime: Ethical Ambivalence and the Cocaine Trade in Bissau,” Africa 87, 3 (July 2017): 479-495. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/africa/article/caring-through-crime-ethical-ambivalence-and-the-cocaine-trade-in-bissau/EB5988DFC3F23C4D230B4FDCB68F6873

António Hama Thay, Liderança e Processos de Decisão em Samora Machel (Maputo: Imprensa Universitária, 2017) – further information at http://opais.sapo.mz/index.php/politica/63-politica/45023-hama-thai-investigou-samora-e-revela-admiracao-em-livro.html. Available at Maboko in Maputo. ISBN 978-989-99687-4-5

I'm taking my editor's privilege to announce my own book (which is not focused on Lusophone Africa)
Kathleen Sheldon, African Women: Early History to the 21st Century (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017). http://www.iupress.indiana.edu/product_info.php?cPath=1037_6094&products_id=808583.
You can like the book Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/AfricanWomensHistory/

News and blogs

Sylvia Croese, “Election Coverage: Angola at a Crossroads,” Africa.com https://www.africa.com/african-election-coverage-angola-crossroads/