Gallery View  List View 

  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. ...
  1. The Licit Life of Capitalism
    The Licit Life of Capitalism is both an account of a specific capitalist project—U.S. oil companies working off the shores of Equatorial Guinea—and a sweeping theorization of more general forms and processes that facilitate... Learn More
    Published: 27th December 2019
    Hardback | £87.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  2. Histories of Dirt
    Focusing on colonial and postcolonial Lagos, Stephanie Newell traces the ways in which urban spaces come to be regarded as dirty by showing how colonial perceptions of dirt and cleanliness structured colonial governance, urban... Learn More
    Published: 20th December 2019
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  3. Roses from Kenya
    Kenya supplies more than 35 percent of the fresh-cut roses and other flowers sold annually in the European Union. This industry—which employs at least 90,000 workers, most of whom are women—is lucrative but enduringly controversial.... Learn More
    Published: 20th December 2019
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  4. Egypt's Beer
    Although alcohol is generally forbidden in Muslim countries, beer has been an important part of Egyptian identity for much of the last century. Egypt’s Stella beer (which only coincidentally shares a name with the Belgian... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2019
    Hardback | £84.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  5. Picasso's Demoiselles
    Eminent art historian Suzanne Preston Blier uncovers a previously unknown history of the influences and creative process of Pablo Picasso's Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, one of the twentieth century's most important, celebrated,... Learn More
    Published: 13th December 2019
    Hardback | £95.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  6. Striking Iron
    For more than two millennia, African blacksmiths have transformed one of Earth’s most basic natural resources into objects of life-changing utility, empowerment, prestige, spiritual potency, and astonishing artistry—shaping... Learn More
    Published: 2nd December 2019
    Hardback | £60.00
  7. Imperial Bodies
    At the turn of the twentieth century, Alexandria, Egypt, was a bustling transimperial port city, under nominal Ottoman and unofficial British imperial rule. Thousands of European subjects lived, worked, and died there. And when... Learn More
    Published: 19th November 2019
    Hardback | £50.00
  8. Affective Justice
    Kamari Maxine Clarke explores the African Union's pushback against the International Criminal Court in order to theorize affect's role in shaping forms of justice.... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2019
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  9. The Politics of Disease Control
    Situating sleeping sickness control within African intellectual worlds and political dynamics, Webel prioritizes local histories to understand the successes and failures of a widely used colonial public health intervention—the... Learn More
    Published: 12th November 2019
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  10. Seeing Like a Citizen
    In focusing on rural Kenyans as they actively sought access to aid, Moskowitz offers new insights into the texture of political life in the decolonizing and early postcolonial world. Her account complicates our understanding of... Learn More
    Published: 12th November 2019
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  11. Ambivalent
    Ambivalent makes photography an engaging and important subject of historical investigation. Contributors bring photography into conversation with orality, travel writing, ritual, psychoanalysis, and politics, with new approaches... Learn More
    Published: 12th November 2019
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  12. Morality at the Margins
    What does it mean to be young, modern, and Muslim? Documenting everyday life in Lamu (Kenya), this book explores the mundane practices of behavior and speech that create moral personhood. In elaborating everyday practices of Islamic... Learn More
    Published: 5th November 2019
    Hardback | £100.00
    Paperback | £26.99
    EPUB | £23.99
    PDF | £23.99
  13. Emergent Masculinities
    Atlanticization—or interaction between regional processes and Atlantic forces such as the slave trade and Christianization—from 1750 to 1920 transformed gender into a primary mode of social differentiation in the Bight of... Learn More
    Published: 29th October 2019
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  14. Queering Colonial Natal
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  15. Self-Devouring Growth
    Julie Livingston shows how the global pursuit of economic and resource-driven growth comes at the expense of catastrophic destruction, thereby upending popular notions that economic growth and development is necessary for improving... Learn More
    Published: 20th September 2019
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  16. Under Construction
    Daniel Mains explores the intersection of infrastructural development and governance in contemporary Ethiopia by examining the conflicts surrounding the construction of specific infrastructural technologies and how that construction... Learn More
    Published: 13th September 2019
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. ...