Recent publications on Lusophone Africa

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More great research and writing from our colleagues.

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Todd Cleveland, Following the Ball: The Migration of African Soccer Players across the Portuguese Colonial Empire, 1949–1975 (Ohio University Press, 2017). http://www.ohioswallow.com/book/Following+the+Ball

Sylvia Croese and M. Anne Pitcher, “Ordering power? The politics of state-led housing delivery under authoritarianism – the case of Luanda, Angola,” Urban Studies (2017). Early view online: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0042098017732522

Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo and Hugo Dores, “Internationalisms and the policies of mission in the Portuguese colonial empire (1885-1930)”, Illes i Imperis, no. 19 (2017), pp. 101-123. http://www.raco.cat/index.php/IllesImperis/issue/view/25220/showToc

Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo, “‘A battle in the field of human relations’: The official minds of repressive development in Portuguese Angola”, in Martin Thomas and Gareth Curless, ed., Decolonization and Conflict: Colonial Comparisons and Legacies, pp. 115-136 (London: Bloomsbury, 2017). (This article was listed previously with a slightly different title) https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/decolonization-and-conflict-9781474250405/

José Pedro Monteiro, “‘One of Those Too-Rare Examples’: The International Labour Organization, the Colonial Question and Forced Labour (1961–1963),” in Internationalism, Imperialism and the Formation of the Contemporary World: The Pasts of the Present, ed., Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo and José Pedro Monteiro, 221-249 (Springer, 2017) https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-60693-4_9; full table of contents and links to other chapters is at https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-60693-4

Cristina Udelsmann Rodrigues and V. Russo, ‘No walk in the park: Transboundary cooperation in the Angolan war-torn Okavango’, Environmental Practice, 19 (2017): 4-15; fifty free copies: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/8Nh4SpF4ssPgQfVVW8aX/full

Cristina Udelsmann Rodrigues and Magdalena Bialoborska, “Organization and Representation of Informal Workers in São Tomé and Príncipe: State Agency and Sectoral Informal Alternatives,” African Studies Quarterly 17, 2 (2017) http://asq.africa.ufl.edu/current-issue/

Stephen Henighan, “‘Memórias emprestadas’: From the Post-national State to the End of Socialist Internationalism in Ondjaki’s AvóDeznove e o segredo do Soviético and Sonhos azuis pelas esquinas,” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 94, 10 (November 2017): 1133-1149, http://online.liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/toc/bhs/94/10

Blogs and news:

Claudia Gastrow, “Urban,” Somatosphere (Nov 6, 2017), http://somatosphere.net/2017/11/urban.html

Juliana Bosslet, “The Making of Imperial Peripheries: The musseques in Late-Colonial Luanda,” Global Urban History Blog (31 October 2017)  https://globalurbanhistory.com/2017/10/31/the-making-of-imperial-peripheries-the-musseques...

Interview with Yusuf Adam, “Moçambique: Revolta e manipulação na origem dos ataques em Mocímboa da Praia,” Deutsche Welle (November 5, 2017) http://www.dw.com/pt-002/moçambique-revolta-e-manipulação-na-origem-dos-ataques-em-mocímboa-da-praia/a-41242985
English version, “Revolt and manipulation at the root of Mocímboa da Praia attacks – Mozambique,” Club of Mozambique (Nov 6, 2017) http://clubofmozambique.com/news/revolt-and-manipulation-at-the-root-of-mocimboa-da-praia-attacks-mozambique

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), “Women and Drought in Southern Mozambique: More Responsibilities, Less Power, and Increased Vulnerabilities (2016),” (October 2017) one-page summary of a study, https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/KB%20-%20Women%20and%20Drought%20in%20Southern%20Mozambique.pdf

Nikkie Wiegink, “In a Film about War, Can you Leave the Politics Out?” [review of The Train of Salt and Sugar] Africa is a Country (October 18, 2017) http://africasacountry.com/2017/10/in-a-film-about-war-can-you-leave-the-politics-out/

Peter Fabricus, “Mozambique: First Islamist Attacks Shock the Region,” Institute for Security Studies, distributed by All Africa (Oct. 27, 2017), http://allafrica.com/stories/201710280066.html

Alex Vines, “Mozambique’s Stability is Being Put to the Test,” Chatham House Expert Comment (6 Oct. 2017) https://www.chathamhouse.org/expert/comment/mozambique-s-stability-being-put-test?