Forthcoming Articles

Forthcoming Articles

Explore ORE of African History articles in progress, organized by subfield (note that articles may appear under more than one category). Projected publication dates are provided for articles in production. When available, linked titles will take you to an advance summary of the article.

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African Diaspora

Ozurumba Mbanaso or King Jaja of Opobo (Joseph Davey), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2018

Afrocentrism

Socialist Politics in Lusophone Africa (Michael G. Panzer), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

Archaeology

Igbo-Ukwu (Raphael Chijioke Njoku), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Saharan Peoples and Societies (E. Ann McDougall), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Technological Origins: Primate Perspectives and Early Hominin Tool Use in Africa (Susana Carvalho, Megan Beardmore-Herd), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Pottery chaînes opératoires as Historical Documents (Olivier P. Gosselain), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
An Introduction to the Lower Niger Bronzes of Southern Nigeria (Philip M. Peek), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Scientific Dating Methods in African Archaeology (Vincent J. Hare, Emma Loftus), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The Empire of Mali (Sirio Canós-Donnay), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Archaeobotany: Methods (Louis Champion, Dorian Q. Fuller), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Community-based Approaches to African History (Peter R. Schmidt, Kathryn Weedman Arthur), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Stone Tools: Their Relevance for Historians and the Study of Historical Processes (Justin Pargeter), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The Empire of Ghana (Nikolas Gestrich), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019

Central Africa

Women in Central African History (Gertrude Mianda), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Digital Sources in Europe for African History (Marion Wallace), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Uwilingiyimana, Agathe (Jennie Burnet), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019

Colonial Conquest and Rule

Saharan Peoples and Societies (E. Ann McDougall), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The History of Sierra Leone (Gibril R. Cole), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The Gambia (Bala Saho), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Colonial History and Historiography (Marie-Albane de Suremain), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Witchcraft in Africa: Political Power and Spiritual Insecurity from the Precolonial Era to the Present (Sean Redding), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
History of Mozambique (Eugénia Rodriques), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Nationalism and Decolonization in Cameroon (Joseph Takougang), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2018
Ozurumba Mbanaso or King Jaja of Opobo (Joseph Davey), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2018

Cultural History

Stone Tools: Their Relevance for Historians and the Study of Historical Processes (Justin Pargeter), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Colonial History and Historiography (Marie-Albane de Suremain), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Witchcraft in Africa: Political Power and Spiritual Insecurity from the Precolonial Era to the Present (Sean Redding), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019

Early States and State Formation in Africa

Saharan Peoples and Societies (E. Ann McDougall), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The Gambia (Bala Saho), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The Empire of Mali (Sirio Canós-Donnay), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The Empire of Ghana (Nikolas Gestrich), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Nationalism and Decolonization in Cameroon (Joseph Takougang), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2018

East Africa and Indian Ocean

Julius Nyerere: Tanzanian President, Statesman, and Intellectual (Leander Schneider), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Africans in World Wars I and II (Joe Lunn), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Digital Sources in Europe for African History (Marion Wallace), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
History of Mozambique (Eugénia Rodriques), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Uwilingiyimana, Agathe (Jennie Burnet), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Madagascar (Modern) (Jane Hooper), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019

Economic History

Saharan Peoples and Societies (E. Ann McDougall), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

Historical Linguistics

Historical Linguistics: Classification (Constanze Weise), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

Historical Preservation and Cultural Heritage

Igbo-Ukwu (Raphael Chijioke Njoku), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

Historiography and Methods

Igbo-Ukwu (Raphael Chijioke Njoku), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Pottery chaînes opératoires as Historical Documents (Olivier P. Gosselain), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Documentary Sources and Methods for Precolonial African History (Christina Mobley), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Archaeobotany: Methods (Louis Champion, Dorian Q. Fuller), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Community-based Approaches to African History (Peter R. Schmidt, Kathryn Weedman Arthur), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Historical Linguistics: Classification (Constanze Weise), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Colonial History and Historiography (Marie-Albane de Suremain), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Digital Sources in Europe for African History (Marion Wallace), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019

Image of Africa

Commissioning in progress

Intellectual History

Documentary Sources and Methods for Precolonial African History (Christina Mobley), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Colonial History and Historiography (Marie-Albane de Suremain), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

Invention of Tradition

Commissioning in progress

Language and History

Commissioning in progress

Legal History

Gendering African Law and Justice (Johanna Bond), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019

Medical History

Commissioning in progress

Military History

Africans in World Wars I and II (Joe Lunn), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Legacies of South Africa's Apartheid Wars (Gary Baines), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019

North Africa and the Gulf

Commissioning in progress

Northeastern Africa

Stone Tools: Their Relevance for Historians and the Study of Historical Processes (Justin Pargeter), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Africans in World Wars I and II (Joe Lunn), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019

Oral Traditions

The Empire of Mali (Sirio Canós-Donnay), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The Empire of Ghana (Nikolas Gestrich), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Ozurumba Mbanaso or King Jaja of Opobo (Joseph Davey), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2018

Political History

Julius Nyerere: Tanzanian President, Statesman, and Intellectual (Leander Schneider), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Socialist Politics in Lusophone Africa (Michael G. Panzer), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The Empire of Mali (Sirio Canós-Donnay), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Witchcraft in Africa: Political Power and Spiritual Insecurity from the Precolonial Era to the Present (Sean Redding), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Legacies of South Africa's Apartheid Wars (Gary Baines), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Uwilingiyimana, Agathe (Jennie Burnet), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
The Empire of Ghana (Nikolas Gestrich), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Ozurumba Mbanaso or King Jaja of Opobo (Joseph Davey), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2018

Religious History

Saharan Peoples and Societies (E. Ann McDougall), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

Slavery and Slave Trade

Women in the Gambia (Catherine Cymone Fourshey), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Saharan Peoples and Societies (E. Ann McDougall), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The History of Sierra Leone (Gibril R. Cole), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Slaving in Bantu-Speaking Regions (Joseph C. Miller), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Ozurumba Mbanaso or King Jaja of Opobo (Joseph Davey), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2018

Social History

Witchcraft in Africa: Political Power and Spiritual Insecurity from the Precolonial Era to the Present (Sean Redding), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019

Southern Africa

Stone Tools: Their Relevance for Historians and the Study of Historical Processes (Justin Pargeter), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Digital Sources in Europe for African History (Marion Wallace), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
History of Mozambique (Eugénia Rodriques), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Legacies of South Africa's Apartheid Wars (Gary Baines), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Slaving in Bantu-Speaking Regions (Joseph C. Miller), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Mbeki, Govan (Colin Bundy), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Women in Namibia (Heike Becker), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019

West Africa

Women in the Gambia (Catherine Cymone Fourshey), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Igbo-Ukwu (Raphael Chijioke Njoku), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Socialist Politics in Lusophone Africa (Michael G. Panzer), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
An Introduction to the Lower Niger Bronzes of Southern Nigeria (Philip M. Peek), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The History of Sierra Leone (Gibril R. Cole), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The Gambia (Bala Saho), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The Empire of Mali (Sirio Canós-Donnay), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Stone Tools: Their Relevance for Historians and the Study of Historical Processes (Justin Pargeter), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Africans in World Wars I and II (Joe Lunn), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Digital Sources in Europe for African History (Marion Wallace), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
The Empire of Ghana (Nikolas Gestrich), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Nationalism and Decolonization in Cameroon (Joseph Takougang), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2018
Ozurumba Mbanaso or King Jaja of Opobo (Joseph Davey), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2018

Women’s History

Women in the Gambia (Catherine Cymone Fourshey), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Women in Central African History (Gertrude Mianda), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Uwilingiyimana, Agathe (Jennie Burnet), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Gendering African Law and Justice (Johanna Bond), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Women in Namibia (Heike Becker), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019