Recent publications on Lusophone Africa

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Here is another long list, with many interesting and useful publications.

Send information about your own recent publications to ksheldon@ucla.edu, please send in citation format and with a link.

 

Marco Mondaini and Colin Darch, ed., Independence and Revolution in Portuguese-Speaking Africa: Aquino de Bragança (Selected Articles and Interviews, 1980–1986) (HRSC Press, 2019) https://www.hsrcpress.ac.za/books/independence-and-revolution-in-portuguese-speaking-africa

 

Inocência Mata e Agnaldo Rodrigues da Silva, org., Trajectórias Culturais e Literárias das Ilhas do Equador: Estudos sobre São Tomé e Príncipe (São Paulo: Pontes Editores, 2018)

http://ponteseditores.com.br/loja/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=1053

 

Inge Tvedten and Rachi Picardo, “‘Goats eat where they are tied up’: illicit and habitual corruption in Mozambique,” Review of African Political Economy vol. 25, issue 158 (2018), https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03056244.2018.1546686

 

Marina Padrão Temudo, “Between ‘Forced Marriage’ and ‘Free Choice’: Social Transformations and Perceptions of Gender and Sexuality among the Balanta in Guinea-Bissau,” Africa 89, 1 (February 2019): 1-20. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/africa/article/between-forced-marriage-and-free-choice-social-transformations-and-perceptions-of-gender-and-sexuality-among-the-balanta-in-guineabissau/B1EDC09BD713C9285539C2AE18E7B8FF

 

Ruy Llera Blanes, “The good and the bad of the same: On the political value of historical repetition in Angola,” History and Anthropology 30, 2 (2019): 212-225, open access: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02757206.2018.1547899

 

Margarida Paredes, “Deolinda Rodrigues,” Oxford Research Encyclopedias on African History, ed., Thomas Spear (2019), open access until April 26, http://oxfordre.com/africanhistory/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780190277734.001.0001/acrefore-9...

 

Heidi Gengenbach, “From cradle to chain? Gendered struggles for cassava commercialisation in Mozambique,” Canadian Journal of Development Studies / Revue canadienne d'études du développement, 2019, DOI: 10.1080/02255189.2019.1570088

 

Jessica Milgroom and Jesse Ribot, “Children of Another Land: Social Disarticulation, Access to Natural Resources and the Reconfiguration of Authority in Post Resettlement” [about the resettlement of two natural resource-dependent communities out of the Limpopo National Park in Mozambique], Society & Natural Resources 2019, prepublication view, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/08941920.2019.1590668

 

Augusto Nascimento, São Tomé e Príncipe: as tramas da política e a emancipação do saber histórico (2019), https://www.rtp.pt/rdpafrica/artes-espetaculos/sao-tome-e-principe-as-tramas-da-politica-e-a-emancipacao-do-saber-historico-livro-de-augusto-nascimento_15451 (belated information on book launch)

 

Jaroslaw Jura, Kaja Kaluzynska, and Paulo de Carvalho, “‘The big brother we appreciate’ or a ‘mafioso’? The emergence of stereotypes concerning China and the Chinese in Angola,” Journal of African Media Studies 10, 3 (2019) https://www.intellectbooks.com/journal-of-african-media-studies

 

John K. Thornton, “King Afonso I of Kongo: The Making of an African Christian King and His Kingdom,” in African Christian Biography, ed. Dana Robert (Cluster Publications, 2018) (full TOC available here https://dacb.org/ACB-VOLUME/) https://clusterpublications.com/biography/164-african-christian-biography.html

 

Linda M. Heywood, “Queen Njinga and Her Faiths: Religion and Politics in Seventeenth-Century Angola,” in African Christian Biography, ed. Dana Robert (Cluster Publications, 2018) https://clusterpublications.com/biography/164-african-christian-biography.html

 

Karine Ginisty, “Bouger dans le centre-ville de Maputo pour se prostituer: regard sur des citadinités contraintes,” Urbanités 11 (Février 2019) http://www.revue-urbanites.fr/11-ginisty/

 

Lia Dias Laranjeira, Mashinamu na Uhuru, Arte Makonde e História Política de Moçambique (1950-1974) http://redeintermeios.com/destaque/225-mashinamu-na-uhuru-arte-maconde-e-a-historia-politica-de-mocambique-1950-1974-9788584991303.html

 

Carlos Shenga and Lorraine Howe, The Rule of Law: Evaluation of Performance of Mozambique Electoral Democracy, CPGD (Centro de Pesquisas sobre Governação e Desenvolvimento), February 2019, Main website, https://www.cpgd.org.mz/news ; pdf of this report at this link: https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/96f884_0f5eb36973ec41d081219c6f6c21551e.pdf

 

Renato Matusse, Josina Malique, e Joharia Issufo, org., Armando Guebuza: Promotor do desenvolvimento social em Moçambique -- Colectânea de Comunicações do Chefe de Estado (2005 a 2014) http://www.armandoemilioguebuza.mz/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/discursos/desenvolvimento_social.pdf

 

Adolfo Maria, Angola: A Hora da Mudança (Ed. Colibri, 2019), http://www.edi-colibri.pt/Noticias.aspx?NoticiaID=1875

 

Elisabete Azevedo-Harmon and Ricardo Godinho Gomes, “Post-Legislative Scrutiny of the Law against Gender-Based Violence: The Successful Story of the Cabo Verde Parliament,” European Journal of Law Reform Issue 2 (2019) https://www.elevenjournals.com/tijdschrift/ejlr/2019/2/EJLR_1387-2370_2019_021_002_008

 

 

News and blogs:

 

Sean Smith, photographer, “After the oil boom: Luanda faces stark inequality – photo essay,” The Guardian (22 Jan 2019) https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/jan/22/after-the-oil-boom-luanda-faces-stark-inequality-photo-essay

 

Andrew Bagala, “ADF opens cell in Mozambique, says security expert,” Uganda Daily Monitor (1 April 2019) https://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/ADF-cell--Mozambique-security-expert-al-Qaeda/688334-5050460-bvlry/index.html

 

Miguel Cardina, “Luta ca Caba Inda: Do Arquivo ao Fragmento,” Memoirs Newsletter (12 January 2019) [Guinea-Bissau] http://memoirs.ces.uc.pt/ficheiros/4_RESULTS_AND_IMPACT/4.3_NEWSLETTER/MEMOIRS_newsletter_34_MC_pt.pdf

And check out the site more generally, Memoirs: Filhos de Império e Pós-Memórias Europeias http://memoirs.ces.uc.pt/index.php?id=22153&id_lingua=1&pag=22154

 

Ari Shapiro, interview with Daviz Simango, “He Thought his City was Prepared for Big Storms. Then Cyclone Idai Hit,” NPR Goats and Soda (10 April 2019) https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/04/10/711576607/he-thought-his-city-was-prepared-for-big-storms-then-cyclone-idai-hit

 

Robin Young and Chance Briggs, “Mozambique After Cyclone Idai: An Update On Relief Efforts,” NPR radio report, audio (April 11, 2019) https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2019/04/11/mozambique-after-cyclone-idai

 

There has been extensive and ongoing coverage of Cyclone Idai in Mozambique (and Zimbabwe and Malawi), for one overview and collection of links, see “Southern Africa/Global: Cyclone Idai and Climate Justice,” AfricaFocus Bulletin (March 22, 2019), https://mailchi.mp/igc/idai1903?e=f18f91358f