Welcome to H-Luso-Africa, a network initiated by the Lusophone African Studies Organization (LASO).

H-Luso-Africa aims to compile resources, host discussions and publish reviews that are relevant to scholars with interests in Angola, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and São-Tomé and Príncipe.

 

Resources

Visit the following pages to find professional, research and teaching resources for scholars of Lusophone Africa:

Professional Resources: Lusophone Studies Journals, Lusophone Studies Organisations, Lusophone Studies Research Centers
Research Resources: Archives & Research Libraries, Digital Archives & Databases, Dissertations/Theses in Progress, Online News Media
Teaching Resources: Syllabi collection

Please contact H-Luso-Africa web editor Rosa Williams with your suggestions of resources to include.

 

Discussions

We welcome contributions in English or Portuguese. Please log in if you are not automatically logged in. You will then be able to create a new post by clicking on the “start a discussion” button or reply to existing posts. For more details, see the H-Net Commons Quick Start Guide.

We regularly post lists of recent publications on Lusophone Africa. Please send news of your own publications to H-Luso-Africa editor Kathleen Sheldon.

Recent discussion posts also include: calls for papers/panels, event announcements, job notices, news items, obituaries and research queries.

You can search archived H-Luso-Africa discussion logs (May 2002–January 2014) here.

Recent publications on Lusophone Africa

Here are some more recent publications on Lusophone Africa. I did some catching up and online searching for chapters in edited collections, items that are sometimes more difficult to locate.
Remember to let me know about your own publications, ksheldon@ucla.edu.

Linda M. Heywood, Njinga of Angola: Africa's warrior queen (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2017). http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971820

TOC: Revista África, n.35: Quarenta anos depois das independências dos Palops

Revista África (Universidade de São Paulo) n.35 (2015) [This issue has just been published after some delays.]

Quarenta anos depois das independências dos Palops – Problemas Historiográficos da África Colonial Portuguesa

Os artigos estão on line neste link: <http://www.revistas.usp.br/africa/issue/view/9408>

Nota Introdutória, Margarida Petter

Reviews

Reviews are commissioned by H-Luso-Africa reviews editor Philip Havik.

More information on becoming a reviewer or submitting a book for review on H-Net can be found here.
 

Author: 
Justin Pearce
Reviewer: 
Nuno Vidal

Vidal on Pearce, 'Political Identity and Conflict in Central Angola, 1975-2002'


Justin Pearce. Political Identity and Conflict in Central Angola, 1975-2002. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 204 pp. $103.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-07964-9.

Reviewed by Nuno Vidal (Centro de Estudos Internacionais - ISCTE-IUL)
Published on H-Luso-Africa (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

Author: 
Ricardo Soares de Oliveira
Reviewer: 
Didier Péclard

Péclard on Soares de Oliveira, 'Magnificent and Beggar Land: Angola since the Civil War'


Ricardo Soares de Oliveira. Magnificent and Beggar Land: Angola since the Civil War. London: Hurst Publishers, 2015. 320 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-025139-0.

Reviewed by Didier Péclard (Global Studies Institute, Université de Genève)
Published on H-Luso-Africa (December, 2016)
Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

Author: 
Mustafah Dhada
Reviewer: 
Jason Sumich

Sumich on Dhada, 'The Portuguese Massacre of Wiriyamu in Colonial Mozambique, 1964-2013'


Mustafah Dhada. The Portuguese Massacre of Wiriyamu in Colonial Mozambique, 1964-2013. London: Bloomsbury Academic Press, 2015. 256 pp. $116.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-1198-0.

Reviewed by Jason Sumich (GIGA Institute of African Affairs)
Published on H-Luso-Africa (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

The Wiriyamu Massacre

Author: 
Nuno Domingos
Reviewer: 
Todd Cleveland

Cleveland on Domingos, 'Futebol e Colonialism: Corpo e Cultura Popular em Moçambique'


Nuno Domingos. Futebol e Colonialism: Corpo e Cultura Popular em Moçambique. Lisbon: Imprensa Ciências Sociais/ICS, 2012. 326 pp. EUR 22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-972-671-292-3.

Reviewed by Todd Cleveland (Augustana College)
Published on H-Luso-Africa (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

Football and Colonialism