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Kansas African Studies Center Faculty Publications on KU ScholarWorks

Occasional Papers (PDFs)

100 Best African Books of the 20th Century (pdf)- Walter Bgoya, 2002

African Immigrants in the Land of Oz (pdf) - Garth A. Myers, 2004

Civil Society in Uganda (in the Democratic Wave) (pdf) - Mikael Karlstro, 1999

Community Radio in Ghana and its impact on Women in Ada (pdf) - Adrienne Rivers, 2001

Economies (in the Democratic Wave) (pdf) - Wayne Nafgizer, 1999

Europhonism, Universities, and the Magic Fountain: The Future of African Literature and Scholarship (pdf) - Ngugi wa Thiong'o, 1999

Gandhi, Indians, and Africans in South Africa (pdf) - Surendra Bhana, 2002

For the defeat of terrorism (pdf) - Abdullahi An-Na'im, 2001

Making it up as we go along (pdf) - Diana Jeater, 2002

Panel on Women in Islam (pdf) - Saadia Malik, et. al., 2003

Peoples of The Horn in the New African Diaspora Eritrean, Ethiopian, Somali, and Sudanese Émigrés in the United States and Canada, A Bibliographic Survey (pdf) - Kenneth Lohrentz, 2004

Postcolonial Studies and Black Atlanticism (pdf) - Laura Chrisman, 2002

Shifting Boundaries (pdf) - Byron Caminero-Santangelo, 2002

Slavery and Beyond: The Making of Men and Chikunda Ethnic Identities in the Unstable World of South Central Africa, 1750-1920 (pdf) - Allen Isaacman, 2002

The 60s in Bamako (pdf) - Manthia Diawara, 2002

What it All Means: Politics and States in the Democratic Wave of Africa (pdf) - Crawford Young, 1999

Women's Rights Under Sharia Laws in Sudan (pdf) - Asma Abdel Halim, 2003



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