Lamont D King
Cleveland Hall, Room 303
office phone: 540-568-4168
James Madison University
History Dept MSC 2001
Harrisonburg VA 22807
Associate professor of history
Coordinator, Africana studies minor
Assistant director, Ghana Study Abroad program
History of Africa, Nationalism
Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Democracy
“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.