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Book Reviews

I.  Book Reviews by Seifudein Adem

 

2016           

The New Kings of Crude: China, India, and the Global Struggle for Oil in Sudan and South Sudan by Luke Patey.  London: Hurst, 2014.  African and Asian Studies, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 111-114.

2015           

Contesting International Society in East Asia by Barry Buzan and Yongjin Zhang (eds.)  Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2014.  International Studies Review, vol. 17, issue 4, pp. 705-707.

2015            

China in Africa: Articulating China’s Africa Policy by Jean Kachiga.  Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2013.  Journal of Contemporary African Studies, vol. 33, issue 2, pp. 239-241.

2014           

Sino-Japanese Relations: Rivals or Partners in Regional Cooperation?  by Niklas Swanstrom and Ryosei Kokubun (eds.) Singapore: World Scientific, 2013.  East Asian Integration Studiesvol. 7, no. 31.  [online.]

2013           

Alliance of the Colored Peoples: Ethiopia and Japan before World War II by J. Calvitt Clarke III.  Woodbridge, Suffolk: James Currey, 2011.  Japanese Journal of Political Science, vol. 14, issue 02, pp. 279-281.  [A similar version of this review appears in

AFRICA: Journal of the International African Institute, vol. 83, issue 02, pp. 2013, 341-343.]

2012           

Lion of Judah in the New World: Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia and the Shaping of Americans’ Attitude toward Africa by Theodore M. Vestal.  Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2011.  The Journal of Modern African Studies, vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 541-542.

2012           

Japan–African Relations: Applying the Asian Development Experience to Sub-Saharan Africa by Bertha Z. Osei- Hwedie and Kwaku Osei-Hwedie, Institute for African Development (Cornell University), 2010; Japan-Africa Relations by Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo, New York: Palgrave McMillan, 2010; Japan and Africa: Globalization and Foreign Aid in the 21st Century by Howard P. Lehman (ed.)  London: Routledge, 2010.  Japanese Studies, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 121-126.

2012           

Remaking Global Order: The Evolution of Europe-China Relations and its Implications for East Asia and the United States by Nicola Casarini.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.  Asia Pacific World, vol. 3, issue, pp.  154-156.

2012           

Japan-African Relations by Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.  Journal of Contemporary African Studies, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 210-212.

2011           

The Crown and the Pen: The Memoirs of a Lawyer Turned Rebel by Bereket Habte-Selassie. Trenton, NJ and Asmara, Eritrea: The Red Sea Press, Inc., 2007.  African Studies Review, vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 213-214.

2003           

Barbarians and Civilizations in International Relations by Mark B. Salter.  London: Pluto Press, 2002.  Millennium: Journal of International Studies, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 136-138.

2003           

African Foreign Policies: Power and Process by G. M. Khadiagala and T. Lyons (eds.)  Boulder and London: Lynne Rienner, 2001.  The Journal of Modern African Studies, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 329-330.

2001           

The Mazruiana Collection, 1962-1997 by A. S. Bemath.  Johannesburg: Foundation for Global Dialogue, 1998.  Journal of Contemporary African Studies, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 180-183.

2001           

Fire from the Ashes: A Chronicle of Revolution in Tigray, Ethiopia (1975-1991) by Jenny Hammond.  Lawrenceville, NJ: The Red Sea Press, 1999.  African Studies Quarterly, vol. 5, no. 2.

2001           

Africa’s Challenges to International Relations Theories by Kevin Dunn and Timothy Shaw (eds.)  New York: Palgrave, 2001.  African Studies Quarterly, vol. 6, no. 3.

1998           

The Global African: A Portrait of Ali A. Mazrui by Omari Kokole (ed.)  Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 1998.  The Journal of Modern African Studies, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 189-192.

1998           

Japan and Africa: Big Business and Diplomacy by Jun Morikawa.  London: Hurst, 1996.  The Journal of Modern African Studies, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 170-172.

II.  Reviews of Seifudein Adem's Books

2018

Review of Black Orwell: Essays on the Scholarship of Ali A. Mazrui (Africa World Press) edited by Seifudein Adem and Kimani Njogu.  Reviewed by Chanika Jones and Augustine Adu Frimpong in African and Asian Studies vol. 17, no. pp. 307-309.

2017

Review of A Giant Tree has Fallen (African Perspectives, 2017) edited by Seifudein Adem et al.  Reviewed by Sam Mathe in IOL.CO.ZA, South Africa, November.

2017

Review of A Giant Tree has Fallen (African Perspectives, 2017) edited by Seifudein Adem et al.  Reviewed by Anwar Mall in Business Day, South Africa, August.

2017

Review of A Giant Tree has Fallen (African Perspectives, 2017) edited by Seifudein Adem et al.  Reviewed by Edward Tsumele in Business Day, South Africa, July 2017.

2016           

Review of China’s Diplomacy in Eastern and Southern Africa (Ashgate, 2013) edited by Seifudein Adem.  Reviewed by Kimberly Manning in The China Journalvol. 75, no. 1, pp. 154-156.

2014           

Review of AFRASIA: A Tale of Two Continents (University Press of America, 2013) by Ali A. Mazrui and Seifudein Adem. Reviewed by Daniel Large in E-International Relations, June.  [Online.]

2014           

Review of China’s Diplomacy in Eastern and Southern Africa (Ashgate, 2013) edited by Seifudein Adem.  Reviewed by Christian Straube in East Asia Integration Studies, vol. 7, no. 13, [online.]

 

2014           

Review of AFRASIA: A Tale of Two Continents (University Press of America, 2013) by Ali A. Mazrui and Seifudein Adem.  Reviewed by I. Tarrosy in African Studies Review, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 220-223.

2010           

Review of The Politics of War and the Culture of Violence: North-South Essays (Africa World Press, 2008) edited by Seifudein Adem and Abdul Bemath.  Reviewed by Preben Kaarsholm in African Affairs, vol.  109, no. 435, pp. 337-338.

2010           

Review of Japan, a Model and a Partner: Views about African Development (Brill) edited by Seifudein Adem.  Published by American Anthropological Association in Anthropology Review Database, 28 November.  [Online.]

2009           

Review of The Politics of War and the Culture of Violence: North-South Essays (Africa World Press) edited by Seifudein Adem and Abdul Bemath.  Reviewed by E. M. Mbah in African Studies Review, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 186- 87.

2008           

Review of The Politics of War and the Culture of Violence: North-South Essays (Africa World Press) edited by Seifudein Adem and Abdul Bemath.  Reviewed by A. Bretuo and D. Ejigiri in African and Asian Studies, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 565-572.

2005           

Review of Anarchy, Order and Power in World Politics: A Comparative Analysis (Ashgate) by Seifudein Adem.  Reviewed by Ulf Engel in Comparativ, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 293-295.

2003           

Review of Anarchy, Order and Power in World Politics: A Comparative Analysis (Ashgate) by Seifudein Adem.  Reviewed by Richard Little in Etudes Internationales, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 293-295.

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