Volume 4, Issue 2

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Editor's Note

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A Spectator Cannot Stand in One Position to Appreciate the Beauty of the Masquerade Dance—Igbo Proverb


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Ransom as Political Strategy: Captivity beyond Commercial Transaction on the Upper Guinea Coast in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
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The "Devès Affair" in Saint-Louis- du- Senegal: A Critical Assessment of the Sources, 1902–1911
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Pickpockets, Pilot Boys, and Prostitutes: The Construction of Juvenile Delinquency in the Gold Coast [Colonial Ghana], c. 1929–57
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A Freezing Moment in Ghana’s Party System: How Two Thorns in Nkrumah’s Side Framed Elections in the Fourth Republic
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Fodiology: African American Heritage Connections to West African Islam
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Book Reviews

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Book Reviews

Manuel Barcia, West African Warfare in Bahia and Cuba: Soldier Slaves in the Atlantic World, 1807–1844, reviewed by Crystal Nicole Eddins

Tamba M’bayo, Muslim Interpreters in Colonial Senegal, 1850–1920: Mediations of Knowledge and Power in the Lower and Middle Senegal River Valley, reviewed by Joseph Fronczak

Ibrahim abdulla and Ismail Rashid, eds., Understanding West Africa’s Ebola Epidemic: Towards a Political Economy, reviewed by Matthew Newsom Kerr

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