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

Commissioning in progress

Afrocentrism

Commissioning in progress

Archaeology

Archaeology and Heritage of Slavery in Eastern Africa (Lydia Wilson Marshall), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2020
The Archaeology of Metal Production in Southern Africa (Abigail Moffett), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2020

Central Africa

The Congo Wars (Filip Reyntjens), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2020
Women in Central African Republic (Juan Fandos-Rius), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2020

Colonial Conquest and Rule

Culture and Society at the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1795 (Gerald Groenewald), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Slavery and Post-Slavery in the Indian Ocean World, forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Mountain History in Africa from the Earliest Times (Christopher Conte), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
The History of Sierra Leone (Gibril R. Cole), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2020

Cultural History

Culture and Society at the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1795 (Gerald Groenewald), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Mountain History in Africa from the Earliest Times (Christopher Conte), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020

Early States and State Formation in Africa

Commissioning in progress

East Africa and Indian Ocean

Mountain History in Africa from the Earliest Times (Christopher Conte), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Archaeology and Heritage of Slavery in Eastern Africa (Lydia Wilson Marshall), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2020

Economic History

Poverty and Inequality in South Africa: A History (Colin Bundy), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2020

Historical Linguistics

Commissioning in progress

Historical Preservation and Cultural Heritage

Commissioning in progress

Historiography and Methods

Commissioning in progress

Image of Africa

Commissioning in progress

Intellectual History

Fanon, Frantz (Christopher J. Lee), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2020

Invention of Tradition

Commissioning in progress

Language and History

Commissioning in progress

Legal History

Commissioning in progress

Medical History

Commissioning in progress

Military History

The Dahomey Amazons (Agbenyega Adedze), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020

North Africa and the Gulf

The Making of the Maghrib: Morocco (1510-1822) (Stephen Cory), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Fanon, Frantz (Christopher J. Lee), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2020
The Ottoman Maghrib (1505-1830) (Stephen Cory), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2020

Northeastern Africa

Women’s Organizing and Activism in Sudan Between the Mid-20th and Early 21st Centuries (Nada Mustafa Ali), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Haile Selassie (Eshete Tibebe), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020

Oral Traditions

Commissioning in progress

Political History

The Ottoman Maghrib (1505-1830) (Stephen Cory), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2020
Women in Central African Republic (Juan Fandos-Rius), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2020

Religious History

Commissioning in progress

Slavery and Slave Trade

Slavery and Post-Slavery in the Indian Ocean World, forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Rice Cultivation in the History of Slavery (Judith Carney), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2020
Archaeology and Heritage of Slavery in Eastern Africa (Lydia Wilson Marshall), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2020
Slaving in Bantu-Speaking Regions (Joseph C. Miller), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2020
The History of Sierra Leone (Gibril R. Cole), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2020

Social History

Women and Migration (Lesley Nicole Braun), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Culture and Society at the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1795 (Gerald Groenewald), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Humanitarianism in Africa (Bronwen Everill), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020

Southern Africa

Climate Change and Society in Southern African History (Matthew Hannaford), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Culture and Society at the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1795 (Gerald Groenewald), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Poverty and Inequality in South Africa: A History (Colin Bundy), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2020
The Archaeology of Metal Production in Southern Africa (Abigail Moffett), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2020
Slaving in Bantu-Speaking Regions (Joseph C. Miller), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2020

West Africa

The History of Guinea (Mohamed Saliou Camara), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
The Dahomey Amazons (Agbenyega Adedze), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
The History of Sierra Leone (Gibril R. Cole), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2020

Women’s History

Women, Gender, and Sexuality in East Africa (Miroslava Prazak), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Baartman, Sara (Clifton Crais), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Nana Yaa Asantewa (Lynda Day), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Njinga a Mbande: Power and War in 17th century Angola (Selma Pantoja), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Women’s Organizing and Activism in Sudan Between the Mid-20th and Early 21st Centuries (Nada Mustafa Ali), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Women and Migration (Lesley Nicole Braun), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Ekpo, Margaret (Chinyere Ukpokolo), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
The Dahomey Amazons (Agbenyega Adedze), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Women in Cape Verde (Elizabeth Challinor), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Women in Northern African History (Natalya Vince), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Amandine Lauro), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Pereira, Carmen (Ângela Sofia Benoliel Coutinho), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Women in Seychelles (Penda Choppy), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Women in Malawi (Anika Wilson), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Emecheta, Buchi (Chika Unigwe), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2020
Women in Fashion & Textiles (MacKenzie Moon Ryan), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2020
Women in Central African Republic (Juan Fandos-Rius), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2020