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Dr. Lamont King
Cleveland Hall, Room 303
Office phone: 540-568-416858 Bluestone DriveMSC 2001
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Associate Professor of History
Assistant Director, Ghana Study Abroad Program
Ph.D., Temple University
History of Africa, Africana Studies, Nationalism
Ethnicity and Nationalism
“Defining the Nation in the Social Sciences: A Utilitarian Approach.” National Social Science
Association Journal, Forthcoming.
“The Wisdom of the Scribes: Kemet, Nationalism, and Modernity.” Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the International Academy of Linguistics, Behavioral, and Social Sciences, 2012.
Africa and the Nation-State: State Formation and Identity in Ancient Egypt, Hausaland and
Southern Africa. The Edwin Mellen Press, 2006.
“From Caliphate to Protectorate: Ethnicity and the Colonial Sabon Gari System In Northern Nigeria.” Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, 4:2, 2003
“State and Ethnicity in Precolonial Northern Nigeria.” In Conceptualizing/Reconceptualizing Africa: The Construction of African Historical Identity, edited by Maghan Keita. Leiden: Brill, 2002.
“Nations Without Nationalism: Ethno-Political Theory and the Demise of the Nation-State.” Journal of Developing Societies, Vol. 18. No. 4, 2002.