Recent publications on Lusophone Africa

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Once again, here is a list of relevant and interesting publications on Lusophone Africa.

 

To share your own recent publication information with our network, please send in full citation format and if possible, with a link to ksheldon@ucla.edu.

 

Inge Brinkman, “War, peace and nationhood: in between south-east Angola and Rundu, Namibia (1960s-2012),” Canadian Journal of African Studies 53, 1 (April 2019): 47-65, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00083968.2018.1532304

 

Estelle Maussion, La dos Santos Company. Histoire d'un pillage en Angola (Paris: Karthala, 2019) [story of the dos Santos family], http://www.karthala.com/hors-collection/3300-la-dos-santos-company-histoire-d-un-pillage-en-angola-9782811126377.html

 

Mia Couto, “A second soul: Mia Couto on life after a cyclone in Mozambique,” translated by Miranda France, Times Literary Supplement (May 7, 2019) https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/second-soul-mozambique-cyclone/

 

Joshua Kirshner, Lucy Baker, Adrian Smith, and Harriet Buckley, “A Regime in the Making?: Examining the Geographies of Solar PV Electricity in Southern Africa,” [on South Africa and Mozambique] Geoforum (2019) prepublication view, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S001671851930123X

 

Peter Karibe Mendy, Amílcar Cabral: A Nationalist and Pan-Africanist Revolutionary (Ohio University Press, 2019) https://www.ohioswallow.com/book/Amílcar+Cabral

 

Gerard Horta and Daniel Malet Calvo, “Mobility, Social Status, and Cooperative Practices in the Sucupira Hiace Central Station, Santiago Island, Cape Verde,” Africa Today 65, 2 (Winter 2018): 34-49 [special issue on bus stations in Africa] https://muse.jhu.edu/article/723076

 

Arua Oko Omaka, “Through the Imperial Lens: The Role of Portugal in the Nigeria-Biafra War,” Journal of Global South Studies 36, 1 (Spring 2019): 186-209, https://muse.jhu.edu/article/723198

 

Zacarias Monjane Júnior, “A Importância da Delimitação das Fronteiras Marítimas de Moçambique no Contexto das Descobertas do Gás Natural Offshore,” Revista Moçambicana de Estudos Internacionais 1, 1 (2019) available on academia.edu, https://www.academia.edu/39042252/A_Importância_a_Delimitação_das_Fronteiras_Marítimas_de_Moçambique_no_Contexto_das_Descobertas_do_Gás_Natural_Offshore   More information on this journal is found here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Magazine/Revista-Moçambicana-de-Estudos-Internacionais-RMEI-2043753159229907/

 

Thomas Waller, “Translatability and the 'African Modern' in Mozambican Contemporary Art,” The Contemporary Journal (2018) https://thecontemporaryjournal.org/issues/on-translations/translatability-and-the-african-modern-in-mozambican-contemporary-art

 

David Quammen, photos by Charlie Hamilton James, “How one of Africa’s great parks is rebounding from war,” National Geographic (May  2019), https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2019/05/mozambique-gorongosa-national-park-wildlife-rebound/

 

Faaiqa Hartley, Dirk van Seventer, Emilio Tostão, and Channing Arndt, “Economic impacts of developing a biofuel industry in Mozambique,” Development Southern Africa 26, 2 (2019): 233-249 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0376835X.2018.1548962
Part of an open access special issue on Bioenergy in Southern Africa, see TOC at https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cdsa20/36/2?nav=tocList

 

Adelino Timóteo, Afonso Dhlakama: A Longa Luta em Defesa da Democracia (2019), http://opais.sapo.mz/adelino-timoteo-lanca-obra-sobre-afonso-dhlakama

 

Hassane Armando, Tempos de Fúria: Memórias do massacre de Homoíne, 18 de Julho de 1987 (Edições Colibri, 2018) http://www.edi-colibri.pt/Detalhes.aspx?ItemID=2220

 

Diana Simões, Posthumous Narration in Portuguese: Dead Story Tellers in Portugal, Cabo Verde, Mozambique, and Brazil, Ph.D. diss., University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 2019, https://www.umassd.edu/portuguese-studies-center/events/diana-simoes-phd-dissertation-defense.html

 

These articles are not as recent as most that I list, but may be of interest (and were not listed previously):

 

Corene J. Matyas, “Tropical Cyclone Formation and Motion in the Mozambique Channel,” International Journal of Climatology 35, 3 (15 March 2015): 375-390 https://rmets.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.3985

 

Jennifer M. Fitchett and Stefan W. Grab, “A 66-Year Tropical Cyclone Record for South-East Africa: Temporal Trends in a Global Context,” International Journal of Climatology 34, 13 (15 November 2014): 3604-3615,  https://rmets.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.3932

 

 

News and blogs:

 

Sabelo Skiti, Thanduxolo Jika, and Stefaans Brümmer, “The finance minister, his son and the Mozambican refinery,” The Mail and Guardian (5 Oct 2018) https://mg.co.za/article/2018-10-05-00-finance-minister-nene-his-son-and-the-mozambican-refinery

 

Sim Allison, “The faceless insurgency in Mozambique that no one can explain,” Mail and Guardian (25 April 2019)  https://mg.co.za/article/2019-04-25-the-faceless-insurgency-in-mozambique-that-noon-one-can-explain

 

Rajan Datar, “Queen Njinga of Angola: Fearless Fighter,” BBC (28 Apr 2019) [44 minute radio program with Linda Heywood, Roquinaldo Ferreira, and Toby Green] https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csyp4l

 

Ana Rita Sequeira, and many others, “Mozambique water project: insights into supply and use in a peri-urban area,” The Conversation (17 April 2019) http://theconversation.com/mozambique-water-project-insights-into-supply-and-use-in-a-peri-urban-area-115171

 

“Malangatana painting ‘Waiting for Peace’ surpasses expectations at Sotheby’s,” Club of Mozambique (translated and reposted from Lusa) (4 April 2019) https://clubofmozambique.com/news/malangatana-painting-waiting-for-peace-surpasses-expectations-at-sothebys/

 

Adérito Caldeira, “Censo revela que após mais 10 anos de governação da Frelimo o futuro melhor não está no horizonte de Moçambique,” A Verdade (30 Abril 2019) http://www.verdade.co.mz/tema-de-fundo/35-themadefundo/68448-censo-revela-que-apos-mais-10-anos-de-governacao-da-frelimo-o-futuro-melhor-nao-esta-no-horizonte-de-mocambique

 

António Rodrigues, “Beira, ‘a cidade que está no sítio errado’,” Público (28 de Abril de 2019)  https://www.publico.pt/2019/04/28/mundo/reportagem/beira-cidade-sitio-errado-1870167 (behind a pay wall)