2001 Volume 23


Number 1

Obituaries:
Paul Alexander Morawetz
5-6

Susan Geiger
6-7

Note from the Editor
8-9

AFSAAP 2001
10

Guest Essay
African intellectuals and nationalism in the changing global context – Thandika Mkandawire
11-31

Articles
Writing Africa’s archaeological past: Who writes for whom? – Graham Connah
32-37

The tragedy of Sierra Leone: Diamonds and warlords – David Dorward
38-48

Food and seed security in Africa: Protecting farmers’ rights – Heather Paull
49-62

Review Article
These truths we no longer hold self-evident! A review essay – Scott MacWilliam
63-72

Book Reviews
Jocelyn Alexander, JoAnn McGregor and Terence Ranger, Violence & memory: One hundred years in the ‘dark forests’ of Matabeleland – Roger Woods
73-75

Jean Allman and Victoria Tashjian, “I will not eat stone”: A women’s history of colonial Asante – Penelope Hetherington
76-77

Richard Rathbone, Nkrumah and the chiefs: The politics of chieftaincy in Ghana 1951-60 – David Brown
77-79

John Parker, Making the town: Ga state and society in early colonial Accra – David Dorward
79-81

Heike Behrend & Ute Luig, (eds) Spirit possession: Modernity & power in Africa – Michael Humphrey
81-84

Clive Glaser, Bo-tsotsi: The youth gangs of Soweto, 1935-1976 – Joan Wardrop
84-86

Aili Mari Tripp, Women and politics in Uganda – Christine Mason
87-88

Nicki Hitchcott, Women writers in Francophone Africa – Elizabeth le Roux
88-90

Anthony Kirk-Greene, On crown service. A history of HM Colonial and Overseas Civil Services, 1837-1997 – David Goldsworthy
90-92

Daniel Miles Mcfarland & Lawrence A. Rupley, Historical dictionary of Burkina Faso, 2nd edition; Kenneth J. Perkins, Historical dictionary of Tunisia. 2nd edition; Christopher C. Saunders and Nicholas Southey, Historical dictionary of South Africa. 2nd edition; Thomas Kerlin Park, Historical dictionary of Morocco; Hector Blackhurst, East and northeast Africa bibliography – Peter Limb
92-96

Research Matters
Australian miners embark on community consultation in Tanzania – Catherine Macdonald
97102

Bewitching practice: Witches and witchcraft in Langa, South Africa – Jennifer Badstreubner
103-105

The Uganda Journal
105

South African Archives
105

Notes and News
Learning from Kenya: A nursing viewpoint
107-109

Working with Dopstop: Alcohol problems in the Western Cape, South Africa
109-111

The Oral History Project at the University of Natal
111

Sir Albert Cook of Uganda and his clinical records
112

African Research Institute La Trobe University
113

African Studies in Western Australia
114

People, Visitors, Film Premiere
114

Conferences
117


Number 2

Note from the Editor
4-5

AFSAAP 2002: First call for papers       
6-7

Articles
The obscure history of asbestos mining in South Africa – Jock McCulloch
8-19

Traditional healers and mental health care in rural Ghana – Komla Tsey
20-30

Review Articles
The Rwandan genocide: Have we finally found an explanation? A review essay – Saskia Van Hoyweghen
31-37

Harvesting water and the political economy of food scarcity: A review essay – Scott MacWilliam
38-47

Book Reviews
Norman Etherington, The great treks: The Ttansformation of Southern Africa 1815-1854 – Penelope Hetherington
48-50

Pier Larson, History and memory in the age of enslavement: Becoming Merina in highland Madagascar – Martin Klein
51-53

Tekeste Negash and Kjetil Tronvoll, Brothers at war: Making sense of the Eritrean-Ethiopian war – Kristine Ryan
54-56

Øyvind M. Eide, Revolution & religion in Ethiopia: The growth & persecution of the Mekane Yesus Church 1974-1985 – Christine Mason
57-58

Sandra Fullerton Joireman, Property rights and political development in Ethiopia & Eritrea – Christine Mason
59-60

David M. Anderson and Richard Rathbone (eds), Africa’s urban past – David Dorward
61-63

Matsuda Motoji, Urbanization from below: Creativity and soft resistance in the everyday life of Maragoli migrants in Nairobi – Nancy Openda-Omar
64-65

Stephanie Newell, Ghanaian popular fiction: “Thrilling discoveries in conjugal life” & other tales – Gareth Griffiths
66-67

Olivier Barlet, African cinemas: Decolonizing the gaze – Martin Mhando
68-70

Peter Sanders, The last of the Queen’s men: A Lesotho experience – David Goldsworthy
71

Ruddy Doom and Jan Gorus (eds), Politics of identity and economics of conflict in the Great Lakes region – Cherry Gertzel
72-75

Research Matters
Rebuilding local economies: The case of East Asian importers in Durban’s CBD – M. Raidoo
76-79

Documentary sources on the Ethiopian-Eritrean war
79-80

Notes
Thomas Baines and the “Great Map”: Route of the Goldfields Exploration Company’s Expedition 1869-1872
80-81

Popularising the debate on African Union: The Africa Institute of South Africa contribution
81-83

African Studies in Otago, New Zealand
83-84

2001 Noma Award
84

“Africa Today” Forum at the University of Melbourne
85

Chicken and egg cookbook from Mozambique
86

Library Appeal for the Institute of Ethiopian Studies
87

Keeping the University Tradition Alive in East Africa: The 2001 ATWS (Kenya Chapter) conference 2001
88-89

Film script on the plight of Kenyan street children
89

AFSAAP News
AFSAAP Annual General Meeting 2001
90

Note: Submission date for Postgraduate Essay Award
95

Conferences
95-96