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In Praise of a Scholarly Editor: Christopher Paul Youé, 1948-2018

Full bibliography of Professor Youé’s Work

Books

Robert Thorne Coryndon. Proconsular Imperialism in Southern and Eastern Africa 1897-1825. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier Press, 1986

  1. Youé and T. Stapleton, eds. Agency and Action in Colonial Africa: Essays for John Flint. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001.

 

Articles

“Peasants, Planters and Cotton Capitalists: The `Dual Economy’ in Colonial Uganda.” Canadian Journal of African Studies 12, 2 (1978): 163-84.

“The Threat of Settler Rebellion and the Imperial Predicament: The Denial of Indian Rights in Kenya, 1923.” Canadian Journal of History 12, 3 (1978):  347-60.

“Imperial Land Policy in Swaziland and the African Response.” The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 7, 1 (1978): 56-70.

“Colonial Economic Policy in Uganda after World War I: A Reassessment.” The International Journal of African Historical Studies 12, 2 (1979): 270-76 .

 “The Politics of Collaboration in Bulozi, 1890-1914.” The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 13, 2 (1985): 139-56.

“`A Delicate Balance’: Resident Labour on Settler Farms in Kenya until Mau Mau.” Canadian Journal of History 22, 2 (1987): 209-28.

“Settler Capital and the Assault on the Squatter Peasantry in Kenya's Uasin Gishu District, 1942-63.” African Affairs 87, 348 (1988): 393-418.

“Paice's Place: Race and Politics in Nanyuki District, Kenya, in the 1920s” (with C.J.D. Duder). African Affairs 93, 371 (1994): 253-78.

“Introduction: John Flint and Agency in History” (with Tim Stapleton). In C. Youé and T. Stapleton, eds. Agency and Action in Colonial Africa: Essays for John Flint. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001. 1-8.

“Rebellion and Quiescence: Kenyan and Rhodesian Responses to Forced Removals in the 1950s.” In C. Youé and T. Stapleton, eds. Agency and Action in Colonial Africa: Essays for John Flint. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001. 172-94.

“Black Squatters on White Farms: Segregation and Agrarian Change in Kenya, South Africa, and Rhodesia, 1902-1963.” The International History Review 24, 3 (2002): 558-602.

“Comparative methodology and the meaning of segregation: South Africa, Rhodesia and Kenya in the Twentieth Century.” Journal of History and Diplomatic Studies 4 (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jhds.v4i1.68464.

“The Royal African Society, African Affairs and Apartheid: The Mustoe Controversy Of 1970.” African Affairs https://doi.org/10.1093/afraf/adu025 (2014): 1-12.

 

Research Notes

“Colonial Economic Policy in Uganda after World War I: A Reassessment.” The International Journal of African Historical Studies 12, 2 (1979): 270-76

“Introduction” [Special issue on South Africa]. Canadian Journal of African Studies 17: 3 (1983) 371-76.

 

Review Articles

“Portraits of the Imperialists: Colonial Governors and Administrators in British Africa.” Canadian Journal of African Studies 14, 2 (1980): 340-51.

“Official Publications Relating to East Africa.” Canadian Journal of African Studies 15, 2 (1981): 361-63.

“Agrarian Change and Conflict in Kenya.” Canadian Journal of African Studies 25, 1 (1991): 122-28.

“Mamdani’s History.” Canadian Journal of African Studies 34, 2 (2000): 397-408.

“Class Acts II: Texts and Contexts for African History.” Canadian Journal of African Studies 35, 2 (2001): 347-55

“Inventories and Interventions: (Re)figuring the Archive.” Canadian Journal of African Studies 40, 1 (2006): 180-84.

“Sara Baartman: Inspection / Dissection / Resurrection.” Canadian Journal of African Studies 41, 3 (2007): 559-67.

“Mining Capital and Colonialism in Africa.” Canadian Journal of African Studies 44, 1 (2010): 179-87.

“Settler Colonialism or Colonies with Settlers?” Canadian Journal of African Studies 52, 1 (2018): 69-85.

 

Book / Film Reviews

Edward I. Steinhart, Conflict and Collaboration: The Kingdoms of Western Uganda, 1890-1907. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1977. 311 pp.  Canadian Journal of African Studies 13, 3 (1980): 509-10.

L.H. Gann and Peter Duignan, The Rulers of German Africa, 1884-1914. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1977. 286 pp. Canadian Journal of African Studies 13, 3 (1980): 512-13.

Dane Kennedy. Islands of White: Settler Society and Culture in Kenya and Southern Rhodesia, 1890-1939. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1987. 271 pp. Albion 20, 1 (1988): 151-52.

Jonathan Crush, The Struggle for Swazi Labour, 1890-1920: Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 1987. 320 pp. Canadian Journal of History 24, 1 (1989): 133-35.

  1. S. Hoyle, Gillman of Tanganyika, 1882-1946: The Life and Work of a Pioneer Geographer. Brookfield, Vt.: Gower, 1987. 448 pp. The American Historical Review 95, 1 (1990): 224.

Martin Staniland, American Intellectuals and African Nationalists, 1955-1970. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1991. 310 pp. History: Reviews of New Books 20, 4 (1992): 149.

Robert M. Maxon. Struggle for Kenya: The Loss and Reassertion of Imperial Initiative, 1912-1923. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press and Cranbury, N.J: Associated University Presses, 1993. 351 pp. The American Historical Review 99, 4 (1994): 1376-77.

Charles Chevenix Trench, Men Who Ruled Kenya: The Kenya Administration 1892–1963. London: The Radcliffe Press, 1993. 316 pp. The Journal of African History 35, 3 (1994): 525-26

Justin Willis, Mombasa, the Swahili, and the Making of the Mijikenda. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. 231 pp. History: Reviews of New Books 23, 2 (1995): 88.

Philip Murphy, Party Politics and Decolonization: The Conservative Party and British Colonial Policy in Tropical Africa, 1951-1964. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995. 259 pp. History: Reviews of New Books 24, 2 (1996): 85-86.

Robert D. Long, ed. The Man on the Spot: Essays on British Empire History (Contributions in Comparative Colonial Studies, Number 31.) Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1995. 246 pp. Albion 28, 3 (1996): 554.

Janina M. Konczaki, ed. Victorian Explorer: The African Diaries of Captain William G. Stairs, 1887-1892. Nimbus Publishing, 1994." International History Review 18, 1 (1996): 164-65.

Colin Baker, Development Governor: A Biography of Sir Geoffrey Colby. London and New York: British Academic Press, 1994. 421 pp. The American Historical Review (1996): 101, 1: 220.

Paul B. Rich, State Power and Black Politics in South Africa, 1912–51. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. 248 pp. History: Reviews of New Books 25, 2 (1997): 84.

  1. Leslie Steeves, Gender Violence and the Press: The St. Kizito Story. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Center for International Studies, 1997. 190 pp. Canadian Journal of African Studies 31, 3 (1997): 184-86.

Alan James. Britain and the Congo Crisis, 1960–63. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. 219 pp. Albion 29, 3 (1997): 555-56.

John Smith and Tony Bagnall Smith Vet in Africa: Life on the Zambezi 1913-1933, Selected Letters and Memoirs of John Smith. London: The Radcliffe Press, 1997. 322 pp. The International Journal of African Historical Studies 32, 2/3 (1999): 518-20.

Brian M. du Toit, The Boers in East Africa: Ethnicity and Identity. Westport, Connecticut: Bergin and Garvey, 209 pp. Canadian Journal of African Studies 33, 1 (1999): 199-202.

  1. David McIntyre, British Decolonization, 1946-1997: When, Why and How Did the British Empire Fall? London: Palgrave, 1998. 172 pp. Canadian Journal of History 34, 3(1999): 483-84.

Dickson A. Mungazi, The Last British Liberals in Africa: Michael Blundell and Garfield Todd. Westport Praeger, 1999. 285 pp.; Ruth Weiss and Jane L. Parpart, Sir Garfield Todd and the Making of Zimbabwe. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999. 234 pp. The International History Review 22, 4 (2000): 980-83.

Anthony Kirk-Greene. Britain's Imperial Administrators 1858–1966. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000. 347 pp. Albion 33, 3 (2001): 552-53.

Douglas Rimmer and Anthony Kirk-Greene, eds. The British Intellectual Engagement with Africa in the Twentieth Century. New York: St. Martin’s Press. 2000. 267 pp. Albion 33, 4 (2001): 708-09.

Suke Wolton, Lord Hailey, the Colonial Office, and the Politics of Race and Empire in the Second World War: The Loss of White Prestige. New York: Palgrave, 2000. 221 pp. The International History Review 23, 4 (2001): ??.

Joanna Lewis, Empire State Building: War and Welfare in Kenya, 1925-52. Athens: Ohio State University Press, 2000. The International History Review 24, 2 (2002): 458-60.

Seymour Drescher, The Mighty Experiment: Free Labor versus Slavery in British Emancipation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. 307 pp. History: Reviews of New Books 31, 2 (2003) 66-67.

Richard Hughes, Capricorn: David Stirling's Second African Campaign. New York and London: Radcliffe Press, 2003. 321 pp. The International Journal of African Historical Studies 37, 2 (2004): 361-63.

Frederick Cooper, Africa since 1940: The Past of the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 216 pp. Canadian Journal of African Studies 39, 1 (2005): 146-48.

Thomas V. McClendon, Genders and Generations Apart: Labor Tenants and Customary Law in Segregation-Era South Africa, 1920s to 1940s. Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Heinemann, 2002. 233 pp. Canadian Journal of African Studies 40, 1 (2006): 187-89.

Timothy H. Parsons. Race, Resistance, and the Boy Scout Movement in British Colonial Africa. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2004. 318 pp. The International History Review 28, 4 (2006): 458-60.

Edward Steinhart, Black Poachers, White Hunters: A Social History of Hunting in Colonial Kenya. Oxford: James Currey; Nairobi: EAEP; Athens: Ohio University Press, 2006. Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 7: 3 (2006). Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/cch.2007.0014. https://muse.jhu.edu/

Barbara Bush, Imperialism and Postcolonialism. Harlow: Pearson Longman, 2006. 280 pp. H-Net Reviews https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=13529 (2007): 1-3.

Toyin Falola, ed. The Dark Webs: Perspectives on Colonialism in Africa. Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 2005. 486 pp. H-SAfrica  https://networks.h-net.org/node/10670/reviews/11113/youe-falola-dark-webs-perspectives-colonialism-africa (2007).

Clare Pettitt, Dr Livingstone, I Presume? Missionaries, Journalists, Explorers, and Empire. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. 264 pp. The International History Review 30, 3 (2008): 642-44.

Lotte Hughes. Moving the Maasai: A Colonial Misadventure. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 238 pp. Conservation & Society 6, 2 (2008): 202-03.

Derek Peterson, Abolitionism and Imperialism in Britain, Africa, and the Atlantic. Athens, Ohio University Press, 2010. 248 pp. Labour, Capital and Society / Travail, capital et société 43, 2 (2010): 146-48. Special Issue: Contemporary Colombia: The Continuity of Struggle / Numéro Thématique: Colombie Contemporaine: Persistance des conflits.

Edward Berenson, Heroes of Empire: Five Charismatic Men and the Conquest of Africa. University of California Press, 2011. 376 pp. The International History Review 34, 4 (2012): 913-15.

Mike Mason, Global Shift: Asia, Africa, and Latin America, 1945-2007. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 2012. 360 pp. Labour, Capital and Society / Travail, capital et société 45, 2 (2012): 142-44.

Joel Calmettes, Berlin 1885: The Division of Africa. Brooklyn, NY: Icarus Films, 2011. 84 minutes. Canadian Journal of African Studies 49, 2 (2015) 439-42.

Harvey Feinberg, Our Land, Our Life, Our Future: Black South African Challenges to Territorial Segregation, 1913-1948. Pretoria: UNISA Press, 2015. 258 pp. Canadian Journal of African Studies 49, 3 (2015): 541-42.

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