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African Religion and Healing in the Atlantic Diaspora  

John M. Janzen

Religion and healing are modern scholarly constructs that are perhaps useful to summarize, consolidate, and interpret a myriad of details from 15th to 19th century African-Atlantic ... More

Cannabis and Tobacco in Precolonial and Colonial Africa  

Chris S. Duvall

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Mar 2017
Cannabis and tobacco have longstanding roles in African societies. Despite botanical and pharmacological dissimilarities, it is worthwhile to consider tobacco and cannabis together because ... More

Christian Missions and the State in 19th and 20th century Angola and Mozambique  

Teresa Cruz e Silva

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May 2017
Christian missionary work in Angola and Mozambique during the colonial and postcolonial eras was shaped by a complex of factors related to religion, education, and politics. Missionaries’ ... More

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