Recent publications on Lusophone Africa

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Here is a long list of recent publications to keep you all busy reading research by your friends and colleagues:

 

Marissa Moorman, “Guerrilla Broadcasters and the Unnerved Colonial State in Angola (1961-74),” Journal of African History 59, 2 (2018): 241-261. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021853718000452

 

David Morton, “The Shape of Aspiration: Clandestine Masonry House Construction in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique (1960-75),” Journal of African History 59, 2 (2018): 283-304. https://doi.org/10.1017/S002185371800035X

 

Mariana Candido, Fronteiras da Escravidão: escravatura, comércio e identidade em Benguela, 1780-1850, trans. from Spanish (Benguela: Ondjiri, 2018) http://ondjiri.com/produto/fronteiras-da-escravidao-escravatura-comercio-e-identidade-em-benguela-1780-1850/

 

Christoph Kalter, “Rückkehr oder Flucht? Dekolonisierung, Zwangsmigration und Portugals ‘retornados’,” Geschichte und Gesellschaft 44, 2 (2018): 250-284. [Return or Flight? Decolonization, Forced Migration, and Portugal’s ‘retornados’]. Article in German, English abstract at the link: https://www.vr-elibrary.de/doi/abs/10.13109/gege.2018.44.2.250#.W2l0lNgzbOQ

 

Todd Cleveland, “Feeding the Aversion: Agriculture and the Eschewal of Mining Technology on Angola’s Colonial-era Diamond Mines, 1917-75,” Agricultural History 92, 3 (Summer 2018): 328-350. http://www.aghistorysociety.org/journal/current/

 

Pedro Lopes de Almeida, “The Past Is a Foreign Photo: Image and Travel Writing in the Benguela Railway, Angola, 1920-1930,” e-Journal of Portuguese History 16, 1 (Jun. 2018): pp. 75-96. Link: https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:811954/ 

 

Kezia Lartey and Brandon D. Lundy, “Policy Considerations regarding the Integration of Lusophone West Africa Immigrant Populations,” Border Crossing 7, 1 (2017): 108-121. https://journal.tplondon.com/index.php/bc/article/view/844

 

Brandon D. Lundy, Mark Patterson, and Alex O’Neill, “Drivers and Deterrents of Entrepreneurial Enterprise in the Risk Prone Global South [Guinea-Bissau],” Economic Anthropology 4, 1 (2017): 65-81. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/sea2.12073/full  

 

Marcus Power and Joshua Kirshner, “Powering the state: The political geographies of electrification in Mozambique,” Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space (2018) prepublication view, https://doi.org/10.1177/2399654418784598

 

Juan Obarrio, “Third Contact: Invisibility and Recognition of the Customary in Northern Mozambique,” The Politics of Custom: Chiefship, Capital, and the State in Contemporary Africa, ed. by John L. Comaroff and Jean Comaroff (University of Chicago, 2018) https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/P/bo27664545.html

 

Claire B. Cole, Julio Pacca, Alicia Mehl, Anna Tomasulo, Luc van der Veken, Adalgisa Viola, and Valéry Ridde, “Toward Communities as Systems: A Sequential Mixed Methods Study to Understand Factors Enabling Implementation of a Skilled Birth Attendance Intervention in Nampula Province, Mozambique,” Reproductive Health 15 (2018): 132. Available via open access: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-018-0574-8

 

UNIOGBIS and ISS, Que reformas institucionais para a Guiné-Bissau? https://issafrica.s3.amazonaws.com/site/uploads/policybrief-guineabissau-6-por.pdf

versão inglesa: https://issafrica.s3.amazonaws.com/site/uploads/policybrief-guineabissau-6-eng.pdf

 

Jara M. Ríos Rodrígues, “Undoing the Human: The Rituals of Nearing the Animals in Clarice Lispector and Mia Couto,” Ph.D. diss., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2018 https://search.proquest.com/openview/ac7815543005525f8ab2c6b9398287e0/1

 

Caio Simões de Araújo, Diplomacy of blood and fire: Portuguese decolonization and the race question, ca. 1945-1968, Ph.D. diss., Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, 2017 http://repository.graduateinstitute.ch/record/295614?ln=en

 

Sarah Ashby, The Lusophone World: The Evolution of Portuguese National Narratives (Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2017) http://www.sussex-academic.com/sa/titles/politics_ir/Ashby.htm
(Review by Pedro Lopes de Almeida in Revista de Estudos Literários 7 (Jul 2018): 438-444. http://impactum-journals.uc.pt/rel/article/view/5850)

Also, Sarah Ashby, Striking a Balance: An Analysis of Portugal’s European and Lusophone Affiliations and Their Effect on the Evolution of Portuguese National Narratives, Ph.D. diss., Brown University, 2015, is available at this link: https://repository.library.brown.edu/storage/bdr:419437/PDF/

 

 

News and blogs:

 

“Burnings and Beheadings: A bubbling Islamist insurgency in Mozambique could grow deadlier,” The Economist (9 Aug 2018) (Limited access here: https://www.economist.com/middle-east-and-africa/2018/08/09/a-bubbling-islamist-insurgency-in-mozambique-could-grow-deadlier)

 

Catherine Tilke, “In Pictures: Portugal’s Lingering Influence in Zanzibar,” (photos from a festival in Pemba) BBC News (12 Aug 2018) https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-45111222

 

Erick Kabendera, “Militants in Mozambique could be Tanzanian,” The East African (11 Aug 2018) http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/ea/Militants-in-Mozambique-could-be-Tanzanian/4552908-4708232-ffe92x/index.html

 

Nicholas Bariyo, “Emerging Militant Group Threatens Villages, Gas Projects in Mozambique,” Wall Street Journal (30 July 2018) https://www.wsj.com/articles/emerging-militant-group-threatens-villages-gas-projects-in-mozambique-1532970924 (Behind a paywall).

 

“Moçambique: Influência da FRELIMO continuará por décadas, diz investigador,” interview with Mustapha Dhada, Deutsche Welle (21 Aug 2018) https://www.dw.com/pt-002/moçambique-influência-da-frelimo-continuará-por-décadas-diz-investigador/a-45156153