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

The Soninke in Ancient West African History (Kassim Kone), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018

Afrocentrism

Commissioning in progress

Archaeology

Heritage and the Use of the Past in East Africa (John Giblin), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Development of Plant Food Production in the West African Savannas: Archaeobotanical Perspectives (Katharina Neumann), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Precolonial Metallurgy and Mining across Africa (Shadreck Chirikure), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Ancient Developments in the Middle Senegal Valley and the Inland Niger Delta (Alioune Dème), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meanings (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Material Culture as a Historical Source (Robert Ross), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Archaeozoology: Methods (Veerle Linseele)

Central Africa

Southern Zambezia States and Indian Ocean Trade, 1450-1900 (Malyn Newitt), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meanings (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018

Colonial Conquest and Rule

Heritage and the Use of the Past in East Africa (John Giblin), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
The 1924 Revolution in Sudan (Elena Vezzadini), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
The Politics of Decolonization in French and British West Africa (Frederick Cooper), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Technological Change in Late 19th-Century South Africa (William Storey), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
The History of Sudanese Nationalism (Yoshiko Kurita), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Portuguese Colonialism in Africa (Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Samuel Ajayi Crowther: African and Yoruba Missionary Bishop (Andrew Barnes), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Southern Zambezia States and Indian Ocean Trade, 1450-1900 (Malyn Newitt), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018

Cultural History

Precolonial Metallurgy and Mining across Africa (Shadreck Chirikure), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
HIV/Aids in South Africa (Rebecca Hodes), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
The Soninke in Ancient West African History (Kassim Kone), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Digital Sources for the History of the Horn of Africa (Massimo Zaccaria), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
The Making of the Maghrib: 600-1060 CE (Allen Fromherz), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meanings (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Mass Media in North Africa: From Print to Digital (Emilio Spadola), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Material Culture as a Historical Source (Robert Ross), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
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

Heritage and the Use of the Past in East Africa (John Giblin), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Digital Sources for the History of the Horn of Africa (Massimo Zaccaria), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meanings (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018

Economic History

Development of Plant Food Production in the West African Savannas: Archaeobotanical Perspectives (Katharina Neumann), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Technological Change in Late 19th-Century South Africa (William Storey), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Philosophic Perspectives on the History of African Socialism (Ajume H. Wingo), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
The Soninke in Ancient West African History (Kassim Kone), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Southern Zambezia States and Indian Ocean Trade, 1450-1900 (Malyn Newitt), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018

Historical Linguistics

Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meanings (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018

Historical Preservation and Cultural Heritage

Heritage and the Use of the Past in East Africa (John Giblin), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Digital Sources for the History of the Horn of Africa (Massimo Zaccaria), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018

Historiography and Methods

Christian History and Historiography (Joel Cabrita), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Digital Sources for the History of the Horn of Africa (Massimo Zaccaria), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Early African Pasts: Sources, Interpretations, and Meanings (David Schoenbrun), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Material Culture as a Historical Source (Robert Ross), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Oral Traditions as Sources (Stephen Belcher), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Archaeozoology: Methods (Veerle Linseele)

Image of Africa

Ancient Developments in the Middle Senegal Valley and the Inland Niger Delta (Alioune Dème), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
The Making of the Maghrib: 600-1060 CE (Allen Fromherz), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018

Intellectual History

Philosophic Perspectives on the History of African Socialism (Ajume H. Wingo), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Ethnicity in Africa (Gabrielle Lynch)
The Zulu Philosophers (Hlonipha Mokoena)

Invention of Tradition

The Making of the Maghrib: 600-1060 CE (Allen Fromherz), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Ethnicity in Africa (Gabrielle Lynch)

Language and History

Commissioning in progress

Legal History

Commissioning in progress

Medical History

HIV/Aids in South Africa (Rebecca Hodes), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018

Military History

The Anlu Rebellion (Jacqueline-Bethel Tchouta Mougoué), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017

North Africa and the Gulf

The Making of the Maghrib: 600-1060 CE (Allen Fromherz), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Mass Media in North Africa: From Print to Digital (Emilio Spadola), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018

Northeastern Africa

The 1924 Revolution in Sudan (Elena Vezzadini), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
The History of Sudanese Nationalism (Yoshiko Kurita), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018

Oral Traditions

Oral Traditions as Sources (Stephen Belcher), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Ethnicity in Africa (Gabrielle Lynch)

Political History

The 1924 Revolution in Sudan (Elena Vezzadini), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
The Anlu Rebellion (Jacqueline-Bethel Tchouta Mougoué), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
The Politics of Decolonization in French and British West Africa (Frederick Cooper), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Technological Change in Late 19th-Century South Africa (William Storey), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Philosophic Perspectives on the History of African Socialism (Ajume H. Wingo), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Ancient Developments in the Middle Senegal Valley and the Inland Niger Delta (Alioune Dème), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
The History of Sudanese Nationalism (Yoshiko Kurita), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Portuguese Colonialism in Africa (Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Mass Media in North Africa: From Print to Digital (Emilio Spadola), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018

Religious History

Christian History and Historiography (Joel Cabrita), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Samuel Ajayi Crowther: African and Yoruba Missionary Bishop (Andrew Barnes), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018

Slavery and Slave Trade

The Soninke in Ancient West African History (Kassim Kone), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018

Social History

The 1924 Revolution in Sudan (Elena Vezzadini), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Technological Change in Late 19th-Century South Africa (William Storey), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Mass Media in North Africa: From Print to Digital (Emilio Spadola), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Ethnicity in Africa (Gabrielle Lynch)

Southern Africa

HIV/Aids in South Africa (Rebecca Hodes), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Technological Change in Late 19th-Century South Africa (William Storey), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Portuguese Colonialism in Africa (Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Southern Zambezia States and Indian Ocean Trade, 1450-1900 (Malyn Newitt), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018

West Africa

Development of Plant Food Production in the West African Savannas: Archaeobotanical Perspectives (Katharina Neumann), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
The Anlu Rebellion (Jacqueline-Bethel Tchouta Mougoué), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
The Politics of Decolonization in French and British West Africa (Frederick Cooper), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Ancient Developments in the Middle Senegal Valley and the Inland Niger Delta (Alioune Dème), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
Samuel Ajayi Crowther: African and Yoruba Missionary Bishop (Andrew Barnes), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
The Soninke in Ancient West African History (Kassim Kone), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2018
West African Cinema (John McCall)

Women’s History

The Anlu Rebellion (Jacqueline-Bethel Tchouta Mougoué), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017