Reviews

Author: 
Malyn Newitt
Reviewer: 
Eric Allina

Allina on Newitt, 'A Short History of Mozambique'

Malyn Newitt. A Short History of Mozambique. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 224 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-084742-5.

Reviewed by Eric Allina (University of Ottawa) Published on H-Luso-Africa (August, 2018) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik (Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT))

Author: 
Jon Schubert
Reviewer: 
Vasco Martins

Martins on Schubert, 'Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola'

Jon Schubert. Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. xvii + 247 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-1370-5; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1369-9.

Reviewed by Vasco Martins (Centro de Estudos Sociais (CES), University of Coimbra) Published on H-Luso-Africa (July, 2018) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik (Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT))

Author: 
Cécile Fromont
Reviewer: 
Carlos Almeida

Almeida on Fromont, 'The Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo'

Cécile Fromont. The Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014. Illustrations. 328 pp. $47.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-1871-5; $19.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4696-1872-2.

Reviewed by Carlos Almeida (Centro de História/Universidade de Lisboa) Published on H-Luso-Africa (October, 2017) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

Author: 
Chris Alden, Sérgio Chichava, eds.
Reviewer: 
Joseph Hanlon

Hanlon on Alden and Chichava, 'China and Mozambique: From Comrades to Capitalists'

Chris Alden, Sérgio Chichava, eds. China and Mozambique: From Comrades to Capitalists. Johannesburg: Jacana, 2014. 256 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-920196-94-3.

Reviewed by Joseph Hanlon (The Open University (UK); London School of Economics (UK)) Published on H-Luso-Africa (August, 2017) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

Author: 
Thiago Henrique Motta
Reviewer: 
Toby O. Green

Green on Motta, 'Portugueses e Muçulmanos na Senegâmbia: História e Representações do Islã na África (c. 1570-1625)'

Thiago Henrique Motta. Portugueses e Muçulmanos na Senegâmbia: História e Representações do Islã na África (c. 1570-1625). Curitiba: Editora Prismas, 2016. 339 pp. BRL 58.00, ISBN 978-85-550-7266-6.

Reviewed by Toby O. Green (Department of History/Kings College London) Published on H-Luso-Africa (July, 2017) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

Representations of Islam in West Africa

Author: 
Joanna Davidson
Reviewer: 
Marina Temudo

Temudo on Davidson, 'Sacred Rice: An Ethnography of Identity, Environment, and Development in Rural West Africa'

Joanna Davidson. Sacred Rice: An Ethnography of Identity, Environment, and Development in Rural West Africa. Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 264 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-935868-7.

Reviewed by Marina Temudo (University of Lisbon) Published on H-Luso-Africa (May, 2017) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

Mangrove Societies and Rice Production in West Africa

Author: 
César Braga-Pinto, Mendonça, Fátima
Reviewer: 
Drew Thompson

Thompson on Braga-Pinto and Mendonça and Fátima, 'João Albasini e as luzes de Nwandzengele: Jornalismo e política em Moçambique, 1908-1922'

César Braga-Pinto, Mendonça, Fátima. João Albasini e as luzes de Nwandzengele: Jornalismo e política em Moçambique, 1908-1922. Maputo: Alcance Editores, 2014. Illustrations. 414 pp. $34.00 (paper).

Reviewed by Drew Thompson (Bard College) Published on H-Luso-Africa (March, 2017) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

Social Commentary, Political Activism, and the Origins of the Press in Mozambique

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

Author: 
Francisco Henriques da Silva, Mário Beja Santos
Reviewer: 
Julião Soares Sousa

Soares Sousa on da Silva and Mário Beja Santos, 'Da Guiné Portuguesa à Guiné-Bissau: Um roteiro'

Francisco Henriques da Silva, Mário Beja Santos. Da Guiné Portuguesa à Guiné-Bissau: Um roteiro. Lisbon: Fronteiras do Caos Editores, 2014. 532 pp. $29.00 (paper), ISBN 978-989-8647-18-4.

Reviewed by Julião Soares Sousa (CEIS20, Universidade de Coimbra) Published on H-Luso-Africa (March, 2016) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

From Portuguese Guinea to Guinea Bissau

Author: 
Filipa Lowndes Vicente, ed.
Reviewer: 
Emília Tavares

Tavares on Vicente, 'O Império da Visão: Fotografia no Contexto Colonial Português (1860-1990)'

Filipa Lowndes Vicente, ed. O Império da Visão: Fotografia no Contexto Colonial Português (1860-1990). Lisbon: Edições 70, 2014. Illustrations. 504 pp. EUR 35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-972-44-1811-7.

Reviewed by Emília Tavares (Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea - Museu do Chiado) Published on H-Luso-Africa (February, 2016) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

Photography in the Portuguese Empire

Author: 
Ondjaki
Reviewer: 
David Brookshaw

Brookshaw on Ondjaki, 'Granma Nineteen and the Soviet's Secret'

Ondjaki. Granma Nineteen and the Soviet's Secret. Translated by Stephen Henighan. Biblioasis International Translation Series. Windsor: Biblioasis, 2014. 192 pp. $15.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-927428-65-8.

Reviewed by David Brookshaw (Bristol University) Published on H-Luso-Africa (September, 2015) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

Author: 
Paul Jenkins
Reviewer: 
Cristina Delgado Henriques

Delgado Henriques on Jenkins, 'Urbanization, Urbanism and Urbanity in an African City: Home Spaces and House Cultures'

Paul Jenkins. Urbanization, Urbanism and Urbanity in an African City: Home Spaces and House Cultures. Africa Connects Series. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 296 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-38016-6.

Reviewed by Cristina Delgado Henriques (Faculdade de Arquitectura) Published on H-Luso-Africa (July, 2015) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

A Transdisciplinary Perspective on Maputo's Peri-Urban Area

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