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Dima Hurlbut deposited Review of Devaka Premawardhana, Faith in Flux: Pentecostalism and Mobility in Rural Mozambique (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018), African Studies Quarterly 18, no. 3 (May 2019): 91-93. in the group African History on Humanities Commons 3 days, 19 hours ago
Book review published in African Studies Quarterly 18, no. 3 (May 2019): 91-93.
Dima Hurlbut deposited Review of Steven Pierce, Moral Economies of Corruption: State Formation and Political Culture in Nigeria (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016), Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies 41, no. 1 (2018): 179-182 in the group African History on Humanities Commons 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Book review published in Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies 41, no. 1: 179-182.
Dima Hurlbut deposited Review of Andreana C. Prichard, Sisters in Spirit: Christianity, Affect, and Community Building in East Africa, 1860-1970 (East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2017), H-Empire, H-Net Reviews (December 2018) in the group African History on Humanities Commons 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Book review published in H-Empire, H-Net Reviews.
The chapter presents a comparative history of two African cities notorious for the way their informal transport systems are regulated by different actors. It looks at how small private (often unlicensed) transport operators took over public transport in the 1950s and 1960s, their efforts at self-regulating and the efforts of informal workers to…[Read more]
Olalekan Adigun deposited A Critical Analysis of the Relationship Between Climate Change, Land Disputes, and the Patterns of Farmers/Herdsmen’s Conflicts in Nigeria in the group African History on Humanities Commons 5 months, 1 week ago
Relying on the Nigeria Watch database and newspaper reports from August 2014 to April 2018, this study analyses the root causes, patterns, and politicisation of the farmers/herdsmen conflicts in Nigeria. This study critically examines the relationship between climate change, land disputes, and the patterns of farmers/ herdsmen conflicts in…[Read more]
This paper attempts to provide answers to the following questions: What are the causes of political changes in Africa in the 21st century? Are these changes people-led? What are the challenges militating against people-led political changes in Africa? The paper takes a look at the nature of the post-colonial states of Africa since the Cold War…[Read more]