Africa

Papers
(The median citation count of Africa is 0. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
ArticleCitations
‘Making men fall’: queer power beyond anti-normativity21
‘Human ATMs’: M-Pesa and the expropriation of affective work in Safaricom's Kenya21
Harnessing the ‘hustle’: struggle, solidarities and narratives of work in Nairobi and beyond Introduction18
Frontiers and pioneers in (the study of) queer experiences in Africa Introduction15
Intellectual and cultural work in times of austerity13
‘Youth are redrawing the map’: temporalities and terrains of the hustle economy in Mathare, Nairobi11
‘Under construction’: everyday anxieties and the proliferating social meanings of China in Kenya10
Hloniphaand health: ancestors, taboos and social medicine in South Africa10
Quietly queer(ing): the normative value ofsuturaand its potential for young women in urban Senegal7
Made in China, fashioned in Africa: ethnic dress in Ethiopia and Mozambique7
History, legitimacy, and Renamo's return to arms in central Mozambique6
Capitalizing Africa: high finance from below5
Death without mourning: homosexuality,homo sacer, and bearable loss in Central Africa5
The making of a conservation landscape: the emergence of a conservationist environmental infrastructure along the Kwando River in Namibia's Zambezi region5
Anusocratie? Freemasonry, sexual transgression and illicit enrichment in postcolonial Africa5
The spectre of rootless urban youth (bayaaye) inKulyennyingi,a novel of Amin-era Uganda4
‘You will build me’: fiscal disobedience, reciprocity and the dangerous negotiations of redistribution on Nairobi's matatu4
Providing to belong: masculinities, hustling and economic uncertainty in Nairobi ‘ghettos’4
Questioning territories and identities in the precolonial (nineteenth-century) Lake Kivu region3
What's (not) in a leather pouch? Tracing Islamic amulets in Asante, Ghana3
Government work in Idi Amin's Uganda3
Introduction: the stuff of African cities3
Hackers of the heart: digital sorcery and virtual intimacy in Côte d'Ivoire3
Moral navigation and child fostering in Chiawa, Zambia3
‘Like a drag or something’: central texts at the pioneering forefront of contemporary Nigerian queerscapes3
Chronicles of Bailundo: a fragmentary account in Umbundu of life before and after Portuguese colonial rule3
Dreams and constraints of an African publisher: Walter Bgoya, Tanzania Publishing House and Mkuki na Nyota, 1972–20203
The dead archive: governance and institutional memory in independent Mozambique3
Kinship and gendered economic conduct in matrilineal Offinso, Ghana3
Elders and transactional relationships in Sierra Leone: rethinking synchronic approaches3
Tindaanaship and tindaanas in traditional Gurensi (Frafra) communities: land use and practices3
The meaning and uses of privatization: the case of the Ethiopian developmental state2
Credible risk: private credit bureaus and the work of loan officers in West Africa2
Rhythms of the unemployed: making art and making do through spoken word in Kisumu, Kenya2
The social contract and industrial citizenship: Nigerian trade unions’ role in the recurring fuel subsidy protests2
Border crimes, extraterritorial jurisdiction, and the racialization of sovereignty in the Ethiopia–British Somaliland borderlands during the 1920s2
From discursive resistance to new genealogies: rethinking Israelite identities in Africa through the case of Nuer Christian Zionists2
‘Idle minds’ and ‘empty stomachs’: youth, violence and religious diversity in coastal Kenya2
‘Money looks for money’: managing financialization in eastern Uganda2
‘We are taught to act’: hustling on the move in Kampala and Nairobi2
‘Monkeys play by sizes’: the reconstruction of military hierarchy in Ghana's armed forces2
Risk and labour in the archives: archival futures from Uganda2
‘Its name is Awetasc’: devices and the everyday life of people with physical disability in Ethiopia2
From ‘ethnic militias’ to ‘jungle justice’? Research and change in vigilantism in Nigeria2
Ghana muntie: from Station ZOY to the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation1
‘My eyes are my ears’: Deaf people appropriating AIDS education messages in Uganda1
Frontiers of belonging and politics of identity: the materiality of funeral rituals and festivals in Nigeria’s urban space1
Saving the ‘indigenous banks’: moral politics of economic sovereignty in Ghana’s 2017–19 financial crisis1
Paradigm-breaking pandemics, old academic politics1
‘Madmen, womanizers, and thieves’: moral disorder and the cultural text of refugee encampment in Kenya1
The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) since 1954: education, Muslim–Christian encounters and regional variation1
Becoming militant: embodying the Guinean revolution and Guinea–China relations1
Rejoicing of the hearts: Turkish constructions of Muslim whiteness in Africa south of the Sahara1
Disarming the xenophobic everyday: Muslim migrants and the horizons of urban mutuality in Durban1
On the theologico-theatrical: popular culture and the economic imperative in Nigerian Pentecostalism1
‘You can’t do politics without money’: female politicians, matronage, and the limits of gender quotas in Kenya1
‘The food is not enough’: disability and food aid technologies in a Ugandan refugee settlement1
Racial-state-capitalism? The role of the state in making the (colonial) bourgeoisie1
Scientific knowledge and sexual advocacy: African publics, choiceless citizens and potential confounders1
‘Provisional notes on the postcolony’ in Congo studies: an overview of themes and debates1
Researching post-independence Africa in regional archives: possibilities and limits in Benin, Cabo Verde, Ghana and Congo-Brazzaville1
Mary Njeri Kinyanjui, African Markets and the Utu-ubuntu Business Model: a perspective on economic informality in Nairobi. Cape Town: African Minds (pb R250 – 978 1 928331 78 0). 2019, 200 pp.1
Sticks and wheelchairs for elderly people in central Uganda: values of utility, provenance and presentation1
Joseph Tonda, the social sciences and the vortex of city life in Africa1
The death of Adumissa: a suicide at Cape Coast, Ghana, around 18001
Nico Cloete, Ian Bunting and François van Schalkwyk (eds), Research Universities in Africa. Cape Town: African Minds (R300 – 978 1 928331 87 2). 2018, 314 pp.1
Never enough: neoliberalizing Namibian middle-class marriages1
A share in the sands: trips, pits and potholes in Accra, Ghana1
On bundling: the aesthetics of exchange and growth in central Uganda1
Politics by night: histories of extraversion and rumours of body part theft on the south coast of Kenya1
Sign language as a technology: existential and instrumental perspectives of Ugandan Sign Language1
Overheated stomachs: notes on urban life and toxicity in Nakuru, Kenya1
Tasting ‘kienyeji’: gustatory explorations of city futures in Nakuru, Kenya1
Entangled oligarchies: structure, agency and rent seeking in South Africa1
Tuning in to his-story: an account of radio in Ghana through the experience of B. S. Gadzekpo1
Embracing and denouncing the ‘Mecca uniform’ in Nigerian mass media, 1950s–1970s1
Chinua Achebe’s postcolony: a literary anthropology of postcolonial decadence1
Getting by in a bibliometric economy: scholarly publishing and academic credibility in the Nigerian academy1
City of icebergs: materiality, surface and depth in Nairobi’s built environment1
Investing in independence: popular shareholding on the West African stock exchange1
‘Losing complexes’: navigating technology, moral careers and mobility among disabled people in Kinshasa1
Disability and technology in Africa: introduction1
The carnality of power1
Disrupted dreams of development: neoliberal efficiency and crisis in Angola1
Female slam poets of francophone Africa: spirited words for social change1
The politics of literature in Malawi: Filemon Chirwa, Nthanu za Chitonga and the battle for the Atonga tribal council1
Urmila Mohan and Laurence Douny (eds), The Material Subject: rethinking bodies and objects in motion. Abingdon and New York NY: Routledge (hb £90 – 978 1 350 07736 2). 2021, xxi + 246 pp1
Censorship, citizenship and cosmopolitan unity in Muslim and Christian creative responses to repression in northern Nigeria1
Ibadi Muslim schools in post-revolutionary Zanzibar1
George Roberts, Revolutionary State-Making in Dar es Salaam: African liberation and the global Cold War, 1961–1974. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (hb £90 – 978 1 108 84573 1). 2021, xvi + 329 0
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Marie Grace Brown, Khartoum at Night: fashion and body politics in imperial Sudan. Stanford CA: Stanford University Press (hb US$85 – 978 1 503 60152 9; pb US$25 – 978 1 503 60264 9). 2017, v + 222 pp0
AbdouMaliq Simone, Improvised Lives: rhythms of endurance in an urban South. Cambridge: Polity (hb £45 – 978 1 509 52335 1; pb £14.99 – 978 1 509 52336 8). 2018, v + 151 pp.0
Elaine R. Salo, Respectable Mothers, Tough Men and Good Daughters: producing persons in Manenberg township South Africa. Mankon, Bamenda: Langaa Research and Publishing (pb £30 – 978 9956 550 26 5). 20
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From Africanizing oncology to decolonizing global health: reflections on the biomedical turn in African health histories0
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Digital learning in techno-utopia? Do-it-yourself education in Kibera, Nairobi0
Migration, authority and the gendered organization of labour in artisanal gold mining in Sierra Leone (and Mozambique)0
AbdouMaliq Simone, Improvised Lives: rhythms of endurance in an urban South. Cambridge: Polity (hb £45 – 978 1 509 52335 1; pb £14.99 – 978 1 509 52336 8). 2018, v + 151 pp.0
Bianca Murillo, Market Encounters: consumer cultures in twentieth-century Ghana. Athens OH: Ohio University Press (hb US$80 – 978 0 8214 2288 5; pb US$32.95 – 978 0 8214 2289 2). 2017, vii + 248 pp.0
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Simidele Dosekun, Fashioning Postfeminism: spectacular femininity and transnational culture. Urbana IL: University of Illinois Press (hb US$110 – 978 0 252 04321 5; pb US$26 – 978 0 252 08508 6). 20200
Judith A. Byfield, The Great Upheaval: Women and Nation in Postwar Nigeria. Athens OH: Ohio University Press (pb US$36.95 – 978 0 8214 2398 1). 2021, v + 320 pp.0
Rosalind Fredericks, Garbage Citizenship: Vital Infrastructures of Labor in Dakar, Senegal. Durham NC: Duke University Press (hb US$99.95 – 978 1 4780 0099 0; pb US$25.95 – 978 1 4780 0141 6). 2018, 20
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Girl at the margin: historicizing Adunni’s subjective rendition of colonial Lagos, 1930–600
Mark Gevisser, The Pink Line: journeys across the world's queer frontiers. New York NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (hb US$30 – 978 0 3742 7996 7). 2020, 544 pp.0
Amy Niang, The Postcolonial African State in Transition: Stateness and Modes of Sovereignty. London: Rowman and Littlefield (hb US$138/£106 – 978 1 78660 652 5; pb US$47/£36 – 978 1 78660 653 2). 20180
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The chameleonic nature of freedom: notes on the concept offahafahanain the Highlands of Madagascar0
Adeline Masquelier, Fada: boredom and belonging in Niger. Chicago IL: University of Chicago Press (hb US$90 – 978 0226 62420 4; pb US$30 – 978 0 226 62434 1). 2019, 251 pp.0
Jumoke Verissimo and James Yékú (eds), Sọ̀rọ̀sókè: An #EndSARS Anthology. Ibadan: Noirledge (pb US$9.99 – 978 9 7858 7469 3). 2022, 110 pp.0
Patience Mususa, There Used to Be Order: life on the Copperbelt after the privatisation of the Zambia consolidated copper mines. Ann Arbor MI: University of Michigan Press (hb US$75 – 978 0 472 07499 0
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Leo Zeilig, Frantz Fanon: A Political Biography. Second Edition. London: I. B. Tauris (pb £14.99 – 978 0 7556 3821 5). 2021, xxi + 279 pp.0
Technology overrule: pre-literate Akan orality and the musket0
West African Sufism and the matter of Black life0
The unintended consequences of liberalization and austerity on higher education in Mozambique0
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Daniel E. Agbiboa, They Eat Our Sweat: Transport Labor, Corruption, and Everyday Survival in Urban Nigeria. Oxford: Oxford University Press (hb £75 – 978 0 19 886154 6). 2022, 288 pp.0
Mary Njeri Kinyanjui, African Markets and the Utu-ubuntu Business Model: a perspective on economic informality in Nairobi. Cape Town: African Minds (pb R250 – 978 1 928331 78 0). 2019, 200 pp.0
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Haiting Yuan, The Lucky Man Bar. Lusaka: University of Zambia Press (hb US$9.99 – 978 0 9820 3129 5). 2022, 324 pp.0
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Kenneth King and Meera Venkatachalam (eds), India’s Development Diplomacy and Soft Power in Africa. Woodbridge and Rochester NY: James Currey (pb £25/US$36.95 – 978 1 84701 274 6). 2021, v + 219 pp.0
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Bénédicte Savoy, Africa’s Struggle for Its Art: History of a Postcolonial Defeat. Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press (hb US$29.95/£25 – 978 0 691 23473 1). 2022, vi + 240 pp.0
Alison Heller, Fistula Politics: birthing injuries and the quest for continence in Niger. New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers University Press (hb US$125 – 978 1 9788 0037 3; pb US$34.95 – 978 1 9788 0036 6). 20
Alexis Malefakis, Tanzania’s Informal Economy: the micro-politics of street vending. London and New York NY: Zed Books (pb £28.99/US$29.95 – 978 1 7869 9451 6). 2021, v + 192 pp.0
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The impacts of Covid policy responses in Africa: The Covid Consensus one year on0
Angela Impey, Song Walking: women, music, and environmental justice in an African borderland. Chicago IL: University of Chicago Press (hb US$105 – 978 0 226 53796 2; pb US$35 – 978 0 226 53801 3). 2010
Rethinking Achille Mbembe’s ‘Provisional notes on the postcolony’0
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Robert Molteno, 11 January 1943–31 January 20220
Mick Moore, Wilson Prichard and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Taxing Africa: coercion, reform and development. London: Zed Books (hb £70 – 978 1 78360 454 8; pb £16.99 – 978 1 78360 453 1). 2018, 288 pp.0
David Morton, Age of Concrete: housing and the shape of aspiration in the capital of Mozambique. Athens OH: Ohio University Press (hb US$90 – 978 0 8214 2367 7; pb US$36.95 – 978 0 8214 2368 4). 2019,0
Caroline Williamson Sinalo, Rwanda After Genocide: gender, identity and post-traumatic growth. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (pb £22.99 – 978 1 108 44459 0). 2018, xiii + 219 pp.0
Hannah Appel, The Licit Life of Capitalism: US oil in Equatorial Guinea. Durham NC: Duke University Press (hb US$104.95 – 978 1 4780 0365 6; pb US$28.95 – 978 1 4780 0391 5). 2019, 344 pp.0
Ernest N. Emenyonou (ed.), Focus on Egypt: African Literature Today 35. Woodbridge: James Currey (hb £45 – 978 1 84701 171 8). 2017, ix + 319 pp.0
Emily Callaci, Street Archives and City Life: popular intellectuals in postcolonial Tanzania. Durham NC: Duke University Press (hb US$99.95 – 978 0 8223 6984 4; pb US$26.95 – 978 0 8223 6991 2). 2017,0
Violence and intimacy in colonial and postcolonial Africa0
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Chris Brown, David Moore and Blair Rutherford (eds), New Leaders, New Dawns? South Africa and Zimbabwe under Cyril Ramaphosa and Emmerson Mnangagwa. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press (hb CA$140
‘Exertion is not connected to success’: everyday Yoruba discourse of work and success0
Sara Salem, Anticolonial Afterlives in Egypt: The Politics of Hegemony. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (hb £83.99 – 978 1 108 49151 8; pb £25.99 – 978 1 108 79838 9). 2020, 294 pp.0
Adriaan van Klinken, Kenyan, Christian, Queer: religion, LGBT activism, and arts of resistance in Africa. University Park PA: Pennsylvania State University Press (hb US$89.95 – 978 0 271 08380 3; pb U0
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Harri Englund, Visions for Racial Equality: David Clement Scott and the Struggle for Justice in Nineteenth-Century Malawi. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (hb £75 – 978 1 316 51400 9). 2022, xvi0
Toby Green , The Covid Consensus: the new politics of global inequality. London: C. Hurst & Co. (hb £14.99 – 978 1 78738 522 1). 2021, 294 pp.0
Ebenezer Obadare, Pentecostal Republic: religion and the struggle for state power in Nigeria. African Arguments. London: Zed Books (hb £70 – 978 1 8699 238 3; pb £16.99 – 978 1 78699 237 6). 2018, 2140
Jimi Solanke: popular music and Yoruba folk traditions0
Mary Njeri Kinyanjui, African Markets and the Utu-ubuntu Business Model: a perspective on economic informality in Nairobi. Cape Town: African Minds (pb R250 – 978 1 928331 78 0). 2019, 200 pp.0
Philippe M. Frowd, Security at the Borders: transnational practices and technologies in West Africa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (hb £75 – 978 1 108 47010 0). 2018, 218 pp.0
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Federico Donelli, Turkey in Africa: Turkey’s strategic involvement in sub-Saharan Africa. London: I. B. Tauris (hb £85 – 978 0 7556 3697 6; pb £28.99 – 978 0 7556 3701 0). 2021/2022, 224 pp.0
Conscripting communalism: surveillance and resistance in contemporary Mauritius0
Dan Hicks, The Brutish Museums: the Benin Bronzes, colonial violence and cultural restitution. London: Pluto Press (hb £20 – 978 0 74534 176 7; pb £12.99 – 978 0 74534 622 9). 2020, 368 pp.0
William Mark (Bill) Freund (1944–2020)0
Jeff D. Grischow and Magnus Mfoafo-M’Carthy (eds), Disability Rights and Inclusiveness in Africa: The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Challenges, and Change. Woodbridge: James C0
Theodore Trefon, Bushmeat: Culture, Economy and Conservation in Central Africa. London: C. Hurst for the International African Institute (pb £20 – 978 1 78738 814 7). 2023, 256 pp.0
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Digital fashionistas: young women, wealth-in-followers and matronage in Yaoundé, Cameroon0
Marco Di Nunzio, The Act of Living: street life, marginality, and development in urban Ethiopia. Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press (hb US$115 – 978 1 501 73512 7; pb US$29.95 – 978 1 501 73626 1). 20
Burying at all costs: investing in funerals in southern Benin0
Agurumyela's art of connection: Christopher Azaare's project of curating Gurensi history and culture0
From American to Cisse: Sufism and the remaking of diasporic ties across the Atlantic0
Laleh Khalili, Sinews of War and Trade: Shipping and Capitalism in the Arabian Peninsula. London: Verso (pb £11.99 – 978 1 7866 3482 5). 2021, v + 384 pp.0
Sheila D. Collins, Ubuntu: George M. Houser and the Struggle for Peace and Freedom on Two Continents. Athens OH: Ohio University Press (hb US$50 – 978 0 8214 2424 7; pb US$34.95 – 978 0 8214 2450 6). 0
Nicky Falkof, Worrier State: Risk, Anxiety and Moral Panic in South Africa. Manchester: Manchester University Press (hb £80 – 978 1 5261 6402 5). 2022, 244 pp.0
Mehita Iqani and Simidele Dosekun (eds), African Luxury: aesthetics and politics. Bristol: Intellect (pb £25 – 978 1 7893 8221 1). 2020, v + 172 pp.0
Ohiniko M. Toffa, Christliche Moral und koloniale Herrschaft in Togo: Die Missionskonzeption Franz Michael Zahns (1862–1900). Bielefeld: transcript (pb €50 – 978 3 8376 6537 6). 2023, 346 pp.0
Sarah G. Phillips, When There Was No Aid: War and Peace in Somaliland. Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press (hb US$36.95 – 978 1 5017 4715 1). 2020, 256 pp.0
Is it hustling this world, or something else? Reflections on three engagements with Improvised Lives0
Sebabatso C. Manoeli, Sudan’s ‘Southern Problem’: Race, Rhetoric and International Relations, 1961–1991. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan (hb £64.99 – 978 3 030 28770 2; pb £44.99 – 978 3 030 28773 3). 2019, 0
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“How will God hear us?”: Sonic and linguistic difference among Kinshasa’s Églises des Noirs0
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Rahmane Idrissa, The Politics of Islam in the Sahel: between persuasion and violence. London: Routledge (hb £100 – 978 1 85743 866 6). 2017, 276 pp.0
Zainab Usman, Economic Diversification in Nigeria: The Politics of Building a Post-Oil Economy. London: Zed Books (hb £90 – 978 1 7869 9394 6). 2022, v + 352 pp.0
Cassandra Mark-Thiesen, Mediators, Contract Men, and Colonial Capital: mechanized gold mining in the Gold Coast Colony, 1879–1909. Rochester NY: University of Rochester Press (hb US$110 – 978 1 58046 0
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Simukai Chigudu, The Political Life of an Epidemic: cholera, crisis and citizenship in Zimbabwe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (hb £78.99 – 978 1 108 48910 2; pb £26.99 – 978 1 108 73344 1). 20
Marissa Mika, Africanizing Oncology: creativity, crisis, and cancer in Uganda. Athens OH: Ohio University Press (hb US$80 – 978 0 8214 2465 0; pb US$34.95 – 978 0 8214 2509 1). 2021, 260 pp.0
Dan Hicks, The Brutish Museums: the Benin Bronzes, colonial violence and cultural restitution. London: Pluto Press (hb £20 – 978 0 74534 176 7; pb £12.99 – 978 0 74534 622 9). 2020, 368 pp.0
Tim Glawion, The Security Arena in Africa: local order-making in the Central African Republic, Somaliland, and South Sudan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (pb £75 – 978 1 108 49337 6). 2020, v 0
Malebogo Mvimi, Past Environments and Plant Use in Holocene Southern Africa: A Study of Charcoal and Seed Remains from the Late Stone Age Sites of Toteng (Botswana), Leopard Cave and Geduld (Namibia).0
Joshua Grace, African Motors: Technology, Gender, and the History of Development. Durham NC: Duke University Press (hb US$119.95 – 978 1 4780 1059 3; pb US$31.95 – 978 1 4780 1171 2). 2021, xiii + 4160
Serena Owusua Dankwa, Knowing Women: same-sex intimacy, gender, and identity in postcolonial Ghana. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (hb £75 – 978 1 108 49590 5; Open Access at <https://doi.or0
Northern Nigerian intellectuals, Sudan, and the “eclectic style” in contemporary Islamic thought0
Marco Di Nunzio, The Act of Living: street life, marginality, and development in urban Ethiopia. Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press (hb US$115 – 978 1 501 73512 7; pb US$29.95 – 978 1 501 73626 1). 20
Public authority and its demons: the Sherbro leopard murders in Sierra Leone0
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Iain Edwards and Marc Epprecht, Working Class Homosexuality in South African History: voices from the archive. Cape Town: HSRC Press (pb US$35 – 978 0 7969 2583 1). 2020, 255 pp.0
Clive Gabay, Imagining Africa: Whiteness and the Western Gaze. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (hb £63 – 978 1 108 47360 6). 2018, xi + 270 pp.0
Simukai Chigudu, The Political Life of an Epidemic: cholera, crisis and citizenship in Zimbabwe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (hb £78.99 – 978 1 108 48910 2; pb £26.99 – 978 1 108 73344 1). 20
Ravindra Kumar Vemula and SubbaRao M. Gavaravarapu (editors), Health Communication in the Changing Media Landscape: perspectives from developing countries. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan (hb £90
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‘Why invite her here? Her voice is ʿawra!’: vocal nudity debates and Muslim female preachers in northern Nigeria0
Olakunle George, African Literature and Social Change: tribe, nation, race. Bloomington IN: Indiana University Press (hb US$80 – 978 0 253 02546 3; pb US$30 – 978 0 253 02580 7). 2017, ix + 211 pp.0
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Kristin D. Phillips, An Ethnography of Hunger: politics, subsistence, and the unpredictable grace of the sun. Bloomington IN: Indiana University Press (hb US$75 – 978 0 253 03836 4; pb US$28 – 978 0 20
African universities and the challenge of postcolonial development0
Erik Bähre, Ironies of Solidarity: Insurance and Financialization of Kinship in South Africa. London: Zed Books (pb £22.99 – 978 1 78699 858 3), 2020, 216 pp.0
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Nomi Dave, The Revolution’s Echoes, Music, Politics, and Pleasure in Guinea. Chicago IL: University of Chicago Press (hb US$89 – 978 0 226 65446 1; pb US$30 – 978 0 226 65463 8). 2019, 195 pp. - Adri0
Suad M. E. Musa, Hawks and Doves in Sudan's Armed Conflict: al-Hakkamat Baggara women of Darfur. Oxford and Rochester NY: James Currey (hb £60 – 978 1 84701 175 6; pb £25 – 978 1 84701 265 4). 2018, 20
Reviews of books: debating decolonization, post-feminism and museums - Francis B. Nyamnjoh, #RhodesMustFall: nibbling at resilient colonialism in South Africa. Bamenda, Cameroon: Langaa RPCIG (pb £24 0
Ironies of accomplishment: negative aspiration, economic resentment and the myth of the middle class on Nairobi’s new urban outskirts0
Liz Gunner, Radio Soundings: South Africa and the black modern. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (hb £78.99 – 978 1 1084 7064 3; pb £19.99 – 978 1 1084 5635 7). 2019/2020, x + 224 pp.0
Kwame Edwin Otu, Amphibious Subjects: Sasso and the Contested Politics of Queer Self-Making in Neoliberal Ghana. Oakland CA: University of California Press (pb US$34.95/£30 – 978 0 520 38185 8)0
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Reimagining African womanhood in an unjust world order: exploring the writings of Ghanaian women’s rights advocates, 1970s–1980s0
A history of ‘Yan haƙiƙa, a revisionist Islamic group in northern Nigeria0
‘We deserve new things’: (anti-)bricolage in Lomé’s makerspaces0
William Finbarr (Barry) Burgess, 8 October 1948–7 February 20210
Saheed Aderinto, Animality and Colonial Subjecthood in Africa: The Human and Nonhuman Creatures of Nigeria. Athens OH: Ohio University Press (hb US$80 – 978 0 8214 2469 8; pb US$36.95 – 978 0 8214 2470
A tribute to Abdul Raufu Mustapha: living a constructive life0
Richard M. Shain, Roots in Reverse: Senegalese Afro-Cuban Music and Tropical Cosmopolitanism. Middletown CT: Wesleyan University Press (hb US$80 – 978 0 8195 7708 5; pb US$24.95 – 978 0 8195 7709 2). 0
Elleni Centime Zeleke, Ethiopia in Theory: Revolution and Knowledge Production, 1964–2016. Leiden and Chicago IL: Brill and Haymarket Books (hb €139 – 978 90 04 41475 4; pb US$30 – 978 1 64259 341 9).0
Azmi Bishara, Egypt: Revolution, Failed Transition and Counter-Revolution. London: I. B. Tauris (hb £90 – 978 0 7556 4590 9). 2022, 731 pp.0
Alice Bullard, Spiritual and Mental Health Crisis in Globalizing Senegal: A History of Transcultural Psychiatry. Abingdon and New York NY: Routledge (hb £96 – 978 0 367 63100 0). 2022, 264 pp.0
Peer Schouten, Roadblock Politics: The Origins of Violence in Central Africa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (hb £64.99 – 978 1 108 49401 4; pb £22.99 – 978 1 108 71381 8). 2022, 299 pp.0
Mapping hidden journeys of Gambian migration and return0
Dan Hicks, The Brutish Museums: the Benin Bronzes, colonial violence and cultural restitution. London: Pluto Press (hb £20 – 978 0 74534 176 7; pb £12.99 – 978 0 74534 622 9). 2020, 368 pp.0
The anthropology and sociology of the Somali diaspora - Cawo M. Abdi, Elusive Jannah: the Somali diaspora and a borderless Muslim identity. Minneapolis MN: University of Minnesota Press (hb US$94.50 –0
Ramon Sarró, Inventing an African Alphabet: Writing, Art, and Kongo Culture in the DRC. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (hb £85 – 978 1 009 19949 0). 2023, xvi + 199 pp.0
Maher Habbob, Nubian Proverbs (Fadijja/Mahas). Goleta CA: Dotawo (pb US$21 – 978 1 68571 018 7). 2022, xiii + 146 pp.0
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