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

Afrocentrism

Commissioning in progress

Archaeology

Archaeozoology: Methods (Veerle Linseele), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meaning (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2018
Heritage and the Use of the Past in East Africa (John Giblin), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2018
Material Culture as a Historical Source (Robert Ross), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2018

Central Africa

Kingdoms of South-Central Africa: Sources, Historiography, and History (David M. Gordon), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meaning (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2018

Colonial Conquest and Rule

Numerical Data and Statistical Sources (Leigh Gardner), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
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
Heritage and the Use of the Past in East Africa (John Giblin), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2018

Cultural History

Animating African History: Digital and Visual Trends (Paula Callus), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Photographs as Sources in African History (Robert Gordon, Jonatan Kurzwelly), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
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 Apr-Jun 2018
Material Culture as a Historical Source (Robert Ross), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2018

Early States and State Formation in Africa

Numerical Data and Statistical Sources (Leigh Gardner), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
The Sahel in West African History (Barbara Cooper), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Nationalism and Decolonization in Cameroon (Joseph Takougang), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018

East Africa and Indian Ocean

Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meaning (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2018
Heritage and the Use of the Past in East Africa (John Giblin), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2018

Economic History

African Market Women, Market Queens and Merchant Queens (Gracia Clark), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
African Economic History and Historiography (Alois Mlambo), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
The Sahel in West African History (Barbara Cooper), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018

Historical Linguistics

Loanwords and Borrowing: Methods (Birgit Ricquier), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meaning (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2018

Historical Preservation and Cultural Heritage

Methods in the Study of African Historical Geography, Landscapes, and Environmental Change (Katherine Homewood), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Heritage and the Use of the Past in East Africa (John Giblin), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2018

Historiography and Methods

Kingdoms of South-Central Africa: Sources, Historiography, and History (David M. Gordon), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Loanwords and Borrowing: Methods (Birgit Ricquier), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Numerical Data and Statistical Sources (Leigh Gardner), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
African Biography and Historiography (Heather Hughes), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Archaeozoology: Methods (Veerle Linseele), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Photographs as Sources in African History (Robert Gordon, Jonatan Kurzwelly), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
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 (Christopher Saunders), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Travellers’ Accounts as Sources (Adam Jones), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meaning (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2018
Material Culture as a Historical Source (Robert Ross), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2018

Image of Africa

Animating African History: Digital and Visual Trends (Paula Callus), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018

Intellectual History

African Biography and Historiography (Heather Hughes), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
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 (Christopher Saunders), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
The Zulu Philosophers (Hlonipha Mokoena)

Invention of Tradition

Commissioning in progress

Language and History

Commissioning in progress

Legal History

Commissioning in progress

Medical History

Commissioning in progress

Military History

Commissioning in progress

North Africa and the Gulf

Commissioning in progress

Northeastern Africa

Egyptian-Sudanese Trade in the Ottoman Period to 1882 (Terence Walz), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018

Oral Traditions

Kingdoms of South-Central Africa: Sources, Historiography, and History (David M. Gordon), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Ozurumba Mbanaso or King Jaja of Opobo (Joseph Davey), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018

Political History

Numerical Data and Statistical Sources (Leigh Gardner), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Ozurumba Mbanaso or King Jaja of Opobo (Joseph Davey), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018

Religious History

Commissioning in progress

Slavery and Slave Trade

Egyptian-Sudanese Trade in the Ottoman Period to 1882 (Terence Walz), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Numerical Data and Statistical Sources (Leigh Gardner), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
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

Social History

The Women’s War of 1929 (Adam Paddock), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
The Sahel in West African History (Barbara Cooper), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018

Southern Africa

Women in Angola (Mariana P. Candido), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
South African Historical Writing to the End of the Apartheid Era (Christopher Saunders), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018

West Africa

African Market Women, Market Queens and Merchant Queens (Gracia Clark), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
The Women’s War of 1929 (Adam Paddock), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
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

Women’s History

African Market Women, Market Queens and Merchant Queens (Gracia Clark), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
The Women’s War of 1929 (Adam Paddock), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Women in Angola (Mariana P. Candido), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018