Journal of West African History 5, no. 1 cover
Journal of West African History 5, no. 1
Edited by Nwando Achebe
In This Issue

Editor's Introduction
Nwando Achebe, “When a Bird Builds Its Nest, It Uses the Feathers of Other Birds”

Olatunji Ojo, “Performing Trauma: The Ghosts of Slavery in Yoruba Music and Ritual Dance”

Henryatta Ballah, “Liberia: A Colonized Nation and the Role of English in that Process”

Emmanuel Ababio Ofosu-Mensah, “The Politics of Property Rights: The Case of Akyem Abuakwa, Ghana (1912–1943)”

Katrin Schulze, “The Wild Bunch: Cowboy Clubs, Gangs, and Societies in Nigeria” 

Tony Yeboah, “Phoenix Rise: A History of the Architectural Reconstruction of the Burnt City of Kumase, 1874–1960”

Book Reviews
Olúfémi Táíwò, Africa Must Be Modern: A Manifesto, reviewed by Andrew Kettler

Zachary Valentine Wright, Living Knowledge in West African Islam: The Sufi Community of Ibrahim Niasse, reviewed by David Owusu-Ansah

Kate Skinner, The Fruits of Freedom in British Togoland: Literacy, Politics and Nationalism, 1914–2014, reviewed by Kevin E. Grimm
Subjects: History | African Studies
Publication Date: March 1st, 2019
162 pages| 6 in x 9 in