Reviews

Author: 
Eric Calderwood
Reviewer: 
Samuel Anderson

Anderson on Calderwood, 'Colonial al-Andalus: Spain and the Making of Modern Moroccan Culture'

Eric Calderwood. Colonial al-Andalus: Spain and the Making of Modern Moroccan Culture. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2018. 408 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98032-7.

Reviewed by Samuel Anderson (University of California, Los Angeles) Published on H-IslamInAfrica (May, 2019) Commissioned by Saarah Jappie (University of the Witwatersrand)

Author: 
Keren Weitzberg
Reviewer: 
Francesca Declich

Declich on Weitzberg, 'We Do Not Have Borders: Greater Somalia and the Predicaments of Belonging in Kenya'

Keren Weitzberg. We Do Not Have Borders: Greater Somalia and the Predicaments of Belonging in Kenya. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2017. xiii + 274 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-2258-8; $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-2259-5.

Reviewed by Francesca Declich (University of Urbino) Published on H-IslamInAfrica (February, 2019) Commissioned by Saarah Jappie (University of the Witwatersrand)

Author: 
Scott Steven Reese
Reviewer: 
Nurfadzilah Yahaya

Yahaya on Reese, 'Imperial Muslims: Islam, Community and Authority in the Indian Ocean, 1839-1937'

Scott Steven Reese. Imperial Muslims: Islam, Community and Authority in the Indian Ocean, 1839-1937. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017. ix + 212 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7486-9765-6.

Reviewed by Nurfadzilah Yahaya (National University of Singapore) Published on H-IslamInAfrica (January, 2019) Commissioned by Saarah Jappie (University of the Witwatersrand)

Author: 
Fahad Ahmad Bishara
Reviewer: 
Johan Mathew

Mathew on Bishara, 'A Sea of Debt: Law and Economic Life in the Western Indian Ocean, 1780-1950'

Fahad Ahmad Bishara. A Sea of Debt: Law and Economic Life in the Western Indian Ocean, 1780-1950. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 292 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-60937-8.

Reviewed by Johan Mathew (Rutgers University) Published on H-IslamInAfrica (June, 2018) Commissioned by Saarah Jappie (University of the Witwatersrand)

Author: 
Alden Young
Reviewer: 
Cyrus Schayegh

Schayegh on Young, 'Transforming Sudan: Decolonization, Economic Development, and State Formation'

Alden Young. Transforming Sudan: Decolonization, Economic Development, and State Formation. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2017. pp. (hardcover), ISBN 978-1-107-17249-4.

Reviewed by Cyrus Schayegh (Department of International History, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies) Published on H-IslamInAfrica (June, 2018) Commissioned by Saarah Jappie (University of the Witwatersrand)

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