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

The Archaeology of Gender in Sub-Saharan Africa (Lyn Wadley), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
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

Ethiopia in the Nineteenth Century (Teshale Tibebu), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
The Ottomans in Northeast Africa (A. C. S. Peacock), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Numerical Data and Statistical Sources (Leigh Gardner), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Heritage and the Use of the Past in East Africa (John Giblin), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2018

Cultural History

Islamic Historical Sources: Manuscripts and Online (Amidu Olalekan Sanni), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
The History of Islam in East Africa (Felicitas Becker), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
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 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

East Africa and Indian Ocean

The Ottomans in Northeast Africa (A. C. S. Peacock), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
The History of Islam in East Africa (Felicitas Becker), 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

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

Islamic Historical Sources: Manuscripts and Online (Amidu Olalekan Sanni), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Heritage and the Use of the Past in East Africa (John Giblin), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2018

Historiography and Methods

Islamic Historical Sources: Manuscripts and Online (Amidu Olalekan Sanni), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
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
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

Islamic Historical Sources: Manuscripts and Online (Amidu Olalekan Sanni), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
The History of Islam in East Africa (Felicitas Becker), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
African Biography and Historiography (Heather Hughes), forthcoming Apr–Jun 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

Ethiopia in the Nineteenth Century (Teshale Tibebu), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
The Ottomans in Northeast Africa (A. C. S. Peacock), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
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

Political History

Ethiopia in the Nineteenth Century (Teshale Tibebu), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Funmilayo (Anikulapo) Ransome-Kuti: Nigerian Anti-Imperialist, Humanist, and Feminist Activist (Cheryl Johnson-Odim), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
The Ottomans in Northeast Africa (A. C. S. Peacock), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Numerical Data and Statistical Sources (Leigh Gardner), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018

Religious History

Islamic Historical Sources: Manuscripts and Online (Amidu Olalekan Sanni), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
The History of Islam in East Africa (Felicitas Becker), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018

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

Social History

The History of Islam in East Africa (Felicitas Becker), 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

Southern Africa

Women in Angola (Mariana P. Candido), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018

West Africa

Islamic Historical Sources: Manuscripts and Online (Amidu Olalekan Sanni), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
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

Women’s History

Funmilayo (Anikulapo) Ransome-Kuti: Nigerian Anti-Imperialist, Humanist, and Feminist Activist (Cheryl Johnson-Odim), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
The Archaeology of Gender in Sub-Saharan Africa (Lyn Wadley), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
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