Theory in Forms

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  1. The Wombs of Women

    The Wombs of Women

    Race, Capital, Feminism

    Written by Françoise Vergès, Translated by Kaiama L. Glover

    Series Theory in Forms

    Duke University Press Books

    Published: 24th July 2020
    Hardback | £69.00
  2. Revolution and Disenchantment
    Fadi A. Bardawil explores the hopes for and disenchantments with Marxism-Leninism in the writings and actions of revolutionary intellectuals within the 1960s Arab New Left.... Learn More
    Published: 27th March 2020
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  3. Naked Agency
    Naminata Diabate explores how the deployment of defiant nakedness by mature women in Africa challenges longstanding assumptions about women's political agency.... Learn More
    Published: 6th March 2020
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  4. The Complete Lives of Camp People
    Rudolf Mrázek presents a sweeping study of the material and cultural lives of internees of two twentieth-century concentration camps and the multiple ways in which their experiences speak to and reveal the fundamental logics... Learn More
    Published: 17th January 2020
    Hardback | £103.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  5. Beneath the Surface
    Lynn M. Thomas constructs a transnational history of skin lighteners in South Africa and beyond, theorizing skin and skin color as a site for antiracist struggle and lighteners as a technology of visibility that both challenges... Learn More
    Published: 10th January 2020
    Hardback | £90.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  6. Necropolitics


    By Achille Mbembe

    Series Theory in Forms

    Duke University Press Books

    Achille Mbembe theorizes the genealogy of the contemporary world—one plagued by inequality, militarization, enmity, and a resurgence of racist, fascist, and nationalist forces—and calls for a radical revision of humanism... Learn More
    Published: 25th October 2019
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  7. Colonial Transactions
    Florence Bernault retells the colonial and postcolonial history of present-day Gabon from the late nineteenth century to the present, showing how colonialism shaped French and Gabonese obsessions about fetish, witchcraft, and... Learn More
    Published: 12th July 2019
    Hardback | £90.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  8. The Fixer

    The Fixer

    Visa Lottery Chronicles

    By Charles Piot

    Series Theory in Forms

    Duke University Press Books

    Charles Piot follows a visa broker—known as a “fixer”—in the West African nation of Togo as he helps his clients apply for the U.S. Diversity Visa Lottery program.... Learn More
    Published: 28th June 2019
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  9. Experiments with Empire
    Justin Izzo examines how twentieth-century writers, artists, and anthropologists from France, West Africa, and the Caribbean experimented with ethnography and fiction in order to explore new ways of making sense of the complicated... Learn More
    Published: 7th June 2019
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £20.99