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Title:Special Issue: opening-up Mozambique: histories of the present
Editors:Gupta, PamilaISNI
Rodary, Estienne
Year:2017
Periodical:African Studies (ISSN 1469-2872)
Volume:76
Issue:2
Pages:179-314
Language:English
City:Oxford
Publisher:Routledge
Geographic term:Mozambique
Subjects:government policy
nature conservation
AIDS
migration
crime prevention
novels
short stories (form)
About person:António Emílio Leite Couto (1955-)ISNI
Link:http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cast20/76/2
Abstract:This special issue of 'African Studies' is a synthesis of contemporary (hi)stories of Mozambique. It consists of six research articles, a translation into English of two of Mia Couto's short stories, and a photographic essay. Contributions: Introduction: opening-up Mozambique: histories of the present (Pamila Gupta & Estienne Rodary); The transnational hybridisation of Mozambican nature (Rozenn N. Diallo & Estienne Rodary); The aetiology of diseases in central Mozambique: with a special focus on HIV/AIDS (Brigitte Bagnol); Migration and resilience of rural households' livelihoods in the face of changing political and economic contexts: The case of South Mozambique (1900-2010) (Sara Mercandalli & Ward Anseeuw); 'Becoming Mozambicanised': nostalgic amnesia among Zimbabweans adapting to 'disorder' in Mozambique (Amanda Hammar); Crime, state and civil society responses in Maputo (Mozambique): Between privatisation and civilianisation (Fabrice Folio, Carlota Marlen & Luisa Chicamisse Mutisse); Tracing elusive wars: Reading war in Mia Couto's 'Sleepwalking Land', 'Under the Frangipani' and 'The Last Flight of the Flamingo' (Sean Anthony Rogers); Two stories from Mia Couto's collection 'O Fio Das Missangas' (Irene Marques); Photographic Essay: movements (excerpt from residues) (Juan Orrantia). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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