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 Jul–Sep 2018
African Diasporas: History and Historiography (Mohammed Bashir Salau), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Migration History and Historiography (Benedetta Rossi), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

Afrocentrism

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

Archaeology

The Archaeology of Political Complexity in West Africa Through AD 1450 (Stephen Dueppen), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
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Pottery chaînes opératoires as Historical Documents (Olivier P. Gosselain), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018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
Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meaning (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Jul-Sep 2018

Central Africa

Women in Central African History (Gertrude Mianda), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meaning (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Jul-Sep 2018
Kingdoms of South-Central Africa: Sources, Historiography, and History (David M. Gordon), forthcoming Jul-Sep 2018

Colonial Conquest and Rule

Writing African History in France during the Colonial Era (Sophie Dulucq), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Nationalism and Decolonization in Cameroon (Joseph Takougang), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Ozurumba Mbanaso or King Jaja of Opobo (Joseph Davey), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Saharan Peoples and Societies (E. Ann McDougall), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Environmental History (Emmanuel Kreike), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The History of Sierra Leone (Gibril R. Cole), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

Cultural History

West African Cinema (John C. McCall), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
The Dakar School of African History (Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Travellers’ Accounts as Sources (Adam Jones), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
The Zulu Philosophers (Hlonipha Mokoena)
Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meaning (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Jul-Sep 2018

Early States and State Formation in Africa

The Sahel in West African History (Barbara Cooper), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Nationalism and Decolonization in Cameroon (Joseph Takougang), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
The Archaeology of Political Complexity in West Africa Through AD 1450 (Stephen Dueppen), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Saharan Peoples and Societies (E. Ann McDougall), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

East Africa and Indian Ocean

Julius Nyerere: Tanzanian President, Statesman, and Intellectual (Leander Schneider), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meaning (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Jul-Sep 2018

Economic History

The Sahel in West African History (Barbara Cooper), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Saharan Peoples and Societies (E. Ann McDougall), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

Historical Linguistics

The Wisconsin School of African History (Joseph Miller), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meaning (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Jul-Sep 2018

Historical Preservation and Cultural Heritage

Methods in the Study of African Historical Geography, Landscapes, and Environmental Change (Katherine Homewood), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Igbo-Ukwu (Raphael Chijioke Njoku), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Environmental History (Emmanuel Kreike), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

Historiography and Methods

The SOAS School of African History (Shobana Shankar), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Writing African History in France during the Colonial Era (Sophie Dulucq), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Methods in the Study of African Historical Geography, Landscapes, and Environmental Change (Katherine Homewood), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
The Dakar School of African History (Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
South African Historical Writing to the End of the Apartheid Era (Chris Saunders), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Travellers’ Accounts as Sources (Adam Jones), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Africa in the World: History and Historiography (Esperanza Brizuela-Garcia), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Igbo-Ukwu (Raphael Chijioke Njoku), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The Wisconsin School of African History (Joseph Miller), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
African Diasporas: History and Historiography (Mohammed Bashir Salau), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
African Military History and Historiography (Timothy Parsons), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Intellectual History and Historiography (Jonathon L. Earle), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Pottery chaînes opératoires as Historical Documents (Olivier P. Gosselain), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
African Urban History and Historiography (Eric Ross), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Migration History and Historiography (Benedetta Rossi), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Documentary Sources and Methods for Precolonial African History (Christina Mobley), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meaning (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Jul-Sep 2018
Kingdoms of South-Central Africa: Sources, Historiography, and History (David M. Gordon), forthcoming Jul-Sep 2018

Image of Africa

Africa in the World: History and Historiography (Esperanza Brizuela-Garcia), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

Intellectual History

The SOAS School of African History (Shobana Shankar), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Writing African History in France during the Colonial Era (Sophie Dulucq), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
The Dakar School of African History (Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
South African Historical Writing to the End of the Apartheid Era (Chris Saunders), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Intellectual History and Historiography (Jonathon L. Earle), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Documentary Sources and Methods for Precolonial African History (Christina Mobley), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The Zulu Philosophers (Hlonipha Mokoena)

Invention of Tradition

Commissioning in progress

Language and History

The Wisconsin School of African History (Joseph Miller), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

Legal History

Commissioning in progress

Medical History

Commissioning in progress

Military History

African Military History and Historiography (Timothy Parsons), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

North Africa and the Gulf

Commissioning in progress

Northeastern Africa

Oral Traditions

Ozurumba Mbanaso or King Jaja of Opobo (Joseph Davey), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
The Wisconsin School of African History (Joseph Miller), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Kingdoms of South-Central Africa: Sources, Historiography, and History (David M. Gordon), forthcoming Jul-Sep 2018

Political History

Ozurumba Mbanaso or King Jaja of Opobo (Joseph Davey), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Julius Nyerere: Tanzanian President, Statesman, and Intellectual (Leander Schneider), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The Archaeology of Political Complexity in West Africa Through AD 1450 (Stephen Dueppen), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Socialist Politics in Lusophone Africa (Michael G. Panzer), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
African Military History and Historiography (Timothy Parsons), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

Religious History

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

Slavery and Slave Trade

The Sahel in West African History (Barbara Cooper), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Ozurumba Mbanaso or King Jaja of Opobo (Joseph Davey), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Women in the Gambia (Catherine Cymone Fourshey), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The Wisconsin School of African History (Joseph Miller), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Saharan Peoples and Societies (E. Ann McDougall), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
African Diasporas: History and Historiography (Mohammed Bashir Salau), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Migration History and Historiography (Benedetta Rossi), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
The History of Sierra Leone (Gibril R. Cole), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

Social History

The Sahel in West African History (Barbara Cooper), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
African Urban History and Historiography (Eric Ross), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Environmental History (Emmanuel Kreike), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Migration History and Historiography (Benedetta Rossi), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018

Southern Africa

Women in Angola (Mariana P. Candido), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
South African Historical Writing to the End of the Apartheid Era (Chris Saunders), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Genetics and Southern African History (Cristian Capelli, Francesco Montinaro), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018

West Africa

The Sahel in West African History (Barbara Cooper), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
West African Cinema (John C. McCall), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Nationalism and Decolonization in Cameroon (Joseph Takougang), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
The Dakar School of African History (Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Ozurumba Mbanaso or King Jaja of Opobo (Joseph Davey), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
The Archaeology of Political Complexity in West Africa Through AD 1450 (Stephen Dueppen), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
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

Women’s History

Women in Angola (Mariana P. Candido), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Women in the Gambia (Catherine Cymone Fourshey), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018
Women in Central African History (Gertrude Mianda), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2018