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

African Religion and Healing in the Atlantic Diaspora (John M. Janzen), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017

Afrocentrism

Commissioning in progress

Archaeology

Farming and Herding in Eastern Africa: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives (Freda Nkirote M'Mbogori), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017
Interactions between Precolonial Foragers, Herders, and Farmers in Southern Africa (James R. Denbow), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
African Iron Production and Iron Working Technologies: Methods (Louise Iles), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Documenting Precolonial Trade in Africa (Shadreck Chirikure), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Primary Historical Sources in Archaeology: Methods (Rachel King), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Paleoenvironmental Science: Methods (David K. Wright), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017

Central Africa

Commissioning in progress

Colonial Conquest and Rule

Cultural History

Ethnicity in Africa (Gabrielle Lynch)
The Zulu Philosophers (Hlonipha Mokoena)
West African Cinema (John McCall)

Early States and State Formation in Africa

Commissioning in progress

East Africa and Indian Ocean

Farming and Herding in Eastern Africa: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives (Freda Nkirote M'Mbogori), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017

Economic History

Farming and Herding in Eastern Africa: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives (Freda Nkirote M'Mbogori), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017
Documenting Precolonial Trade in Africa (Shadreck Chirikure), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
The Nile Waters Issue (Terje Tvedt), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017

Historical Linguistics

Historical Preservation and Cultural Heritage

Methods: Climatology (Sharon E. Nicholson), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Primary Historical Sources in Archaeology: Methods (Rachel King), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017

Historiography and Methods

Southern Africa before Colonial Times (John Wright), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017
Methods: Climatology (Sharon E. Nicholson), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
African Iron Production and Iron Working Technologies: Methods (Louise Iles), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Documenting Precolonial Trade in Africa (Shadreck Chirikure), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Primary Historical Sources in Archaeology: Methods (Rachel King), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Paleoenvironmental Science: Methods (David K. Wright), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017

Image of Africa

Commissioning in progress

Intellectual History

Ethnicity in Africa (Gabrielle Lynch)
The Zulu Philosophers (Hlonipha Mokoena)

Invention of Tradition

Ethnicity in Africa (Gabrielle Lynch)

Language and History

Commissioning in progress

Legal History

Commissioning in progress

Medical History

African Religion and Healing in the Atlantic Diaspora (John M. Janzen), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017

Military History

Commissioning in progress

North Africa and the Gulf

Berbers and the Nation-State in North Africa (Bruce Maddy-Weitzman), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017

Northeastern Africa

The Nile Waters Issue (Terje Tvedt), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017

Oral Traditions

African Religion and Healing in the Atlantic Diaspora (John M. Janzen), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017
Southern Africa before Colonial Times (John Wright), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017
Ethnicity in Africa (Gabrielle Lynch)

Political History

Political Complexity North and South of the Zambezi River (Maria Schoeman), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017
Women and Politics in Africa (Aili Mari Tripp), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017
Women and Apartheid (Meghan Healy-Clancy), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017
Berbers and the Nation-State in North Africa (Bruce Maddy-Weitzman), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
The Nile Waters Issue (Terje Tvedt), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017

Religious History

African Religion and Healing in the Atlantic Diaspora (John M. Janzen), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017

Slavery and Slave Trade

Commissioning in progress

Social History

Ethnicity in Africa (Gabrielle Lynch)

Southern Africa

Political Complexity North and South of the Zambezi River (Maria Schoeman), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017
Women and Apartheid (Meghan Healy-Clancy), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017
Southern Africa before Colonial Times (John Wright), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017
Interactions between Precolonial Foragers, Herders, and Farmers in Southern Africa (James R. Denbow), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017

West Africa

West African Cinema (John McCall)

Women’s History

Women and Politics in Africa (Aili Mari Tripp), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017
Women and Apartheid (Meghan Healy-Clancy), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2017