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Journal of West African History 8, no. 1
edited by Nwando Achebe
Michigan State University Press Journals, 2022
Paper: 978-1-68430-177-5


In This Issue

Editor’s Introduction

Perceptible Pasts and Histories of Perceptions
Trevor R. Getz

“As Bitter as Senegalese Mahogany”: Mande Perceptions of Violence on the Road to Glory
David C. Conrad

Contemporary Africans Meet Timeless Africa: The Conflicted Impact of Asadata Dafora’s “African Operas” on Pan-African Work in the United States, 1930–50
Philip Serge Zachernuk

African Traditional Healing and Biomedicine: A Reconstruction of Colonial and Postindependence Health-Care History under Kwame Nkrumah, 1951–66
Samuel Adu-Gyamfi and Eugenia Anderson

Wealth in Knowledge: Spiritual Service and Political Power in Precolonial Asante
Emmanuel Akyeampong and David Owusu-Ansah

“The River Is Not to Be Crossed”: Anglo-French Boundary and Konkomba Cross-Border Mobility on the Ghana-Togo Border, 1918–30s
Joseph Udimal Kachim

Book Reviews
Power, Culture and Modernity in Nigeria: Beyond the Colony, by Oluwatoyin Oduntan
Reviewed by Katharina A. Oke

Beyond Aesthetics: Use, Abuse, and Dissonance in African Art Traditions, by Wole Soyinka
Reviewed by Haythem Guesmi

Colonial Transactions: Imaginaries, Bodies, and Histories in Gabon, Florence Bernault
Reviewed by Jeremy Dell

Essai d’histoire locale. L’oeuvre d’un historien guinéen à l’époque coloniale/The Work of a Guinean Historian during the Colonial Period, by Djiguiba Camara
Reviewed by Douglas W. Leonard

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