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Journal of West African History 8, no. 2
edited by Nwando Achebe
Michigan State University Press Journals, 2022
Paper: 978-1-68430-178-2

In This Issue

Editor’s Introduction
A West African Spider-­Man and the Enduring Concept of “the Stranger”
Mark W. Deets

Colonial Labor Policy and North–­South Migration in Ghana
Mariama Marciana Kuusaana

Beyond Resistance: Therapeutic Itinerary in Saint-­Louis-­du-­Senegal between Indigenous and Scientific Medicine, 1820–­1920
Kalala Ngalamulume

Modernizing Royals and Capitalists of Kumase: The Ashanti Turf Club, 1950–­1980s
George M. Bob-­Milliar and Ali Yakubu Nyaaba

The Challenge of Constructing Citizenship in a Multiracial Society in Postcolonial Sierra Leone: Rethinking the Case of John Joseph Akar
Peter Alpha Dumbuya

Devising and Disclosing an Autobiographical Self: Nana Konadu Agyeman-­Rawlings in Asante and Ghana
Tom McCaskie

Book Reviews
Kimoukro. Sanctuaire de l’houphouëtisme, by Emmanuel Y. N’Goran
Reviewed by Aliou Ly

Colonial Suspects: Suspicion, Imperial Rule, and Colonial Society in Interwar French West Africa, by Kathleen Keller
Reviewed by John Cropper

Militarizing Marriage: West African Soldiers’ Conjugal Traditions in Modern French Empire, by Sarah J. Zimmerman
Reviewed by Bright Alozie

Countless Blessings: A History of Childbirth and Reproduction in the Sahel, by Barbara M. Cooper
Reviewed by Elke E. Stockreiter

Converging on Cannibals: Terrors of Slaving in Atlantic Africa, 1509–­1670, by Jared Staller
Reviewed by Christopher M. Blakley
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