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Special issue, Managing Heritage Project

African Studies Volume 70 Number 2 August 2011

Special Issue: Heritage, History and Memory: New Research from East and Southern Africa

Guest Editors: Lotte Hughes, Annie E. Coombes, and Karega-Munene

Table of contents:

  • Introduction Lotte Hughes, Annie E. Coombes, Karega-Munene 175
  • ‘Truth be Told’: Some Problems with Historical Revisionism in Kenya Lotte Hughes 182
  • Monumental Histories: Commemorating Mau Mau with the Statue of Dedan Kimathi Annie E. Coombes 202
  • Museums in Kenya: Spaces for Selecting, Ordering and Erasing Memories of Identity and Nationhood Karega-Munene 224
  • Reviving Yaaku: Identity and Indigeneity in Northern Kenya Neil Carrier 246
  • Notions of Nation in Nairobi¹s Nyayo-Era Monuments Laragh Larsen 264
  • Idioms of Return: Homecoming and Heritage in the Rebuilding of Protea Village, Cape Town Anna Bohlin 284
  • Linking Centralised Politics to Custodianship of Cultural Heritage in Ethiopia: Examples of National-Level Museums in Addis Ababa Belle Asante Tarsitani 302
  • Review Article Beyond Trauma: New Perspectives on the Politics of Memory in East and Southern Africa Heike Becker 321

Go to the journal homepage for more information. Once the issue 70-2 is published online, you will be able to purchase online access or individual articles from there.