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Journal of West African History 7, no. 2
edited by Nwando Achebe
Michigan State University Press Journals, 2021
Paper: 978-1-68430-147-8

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In This Issue

Editor's Introduction

Reckoning with the Development Episteme: Failed Plans, Built Environment, and Visions of Nigeria’s Decolonization
Ndubueze L. Mbah

Articles
Grave Reservations: Nigerian Literature and Histories of “European Reservations” during Decolonization
Tim Livsey

Making a Nation Modern: CIS and Nigeria’s First National Development Plan
Bekeh Utietiang Ukelina

Lagoon: Hidden Depths to Housing Schemes across Independence in Lagos, Nigeria
Mark Duerksen

The Roots of “Apes Obey!”: Labor and Innovation in Nigerian Railway History
Oluwatoyin Oduntan

Brazilian-Style Architecture and Lagosian Modernity
Abosede George

Book Reviews
Emergent Masculinities: Gendered Power and Social Change in the Biafran Atlantic Age, by Ndubueze L. Mbah
Reviewed by Jennifer Lofkrantz

Pentecostal Republic: Religion and the Struggle for State Power in Nigeria, by Ebenezer Obadare
Reviewed by Paul Grant

African Print Cultures: Newspapers and Their Publics in the Twentieth Century, edited by Derek R. Peterson, Emma Hunter, and Stephanie Newell
Reviewed by Niklas Hultin

Nigeria and World War II: Colonialism, Empire, and Global Conflict, by Chima J. Korieh
Reviewed by Judith A. Byfield

Amílcar Cabral: A Nationalist and Pan-Africanist Revolutionary, by Peter Karibe Mendy
Reviewed by Abel Djassi Amado
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