Category: African Studies

The Story of a Book About a Book

The Story of a Book About a Book

In his second blog post for Proofed, Sabata-mpho Mokae discusses how Sol Plaatje’s Mhudi pays homage to one of Africa’s earliest English novels and how it is seen by many… READ MORE

Field Research in Africa

Field Research in Africa

Field Research in Africa: The Ethics of Researcher Vulnerabilities published last month from James Currey, is an essential exploration of and guide to research ethics in the field. We thank… READ MORE

Religion in Transforming Africa

Religion in Transforming Africa

James Currey series Religion in Transforming Africa examines local or regional realities to highlight continent-wide issues and the complexities of religion and spirituality in Africa. Themes covered include Christianity, Islam,… READ MORE

African Literature

African Literature

In April’s already award-winning title Sol Plaatje’s Mhudi: History, criticism, celebration, international scholars explore one of the most important postcolonial novels of African literature. This important exploration inspired us to… READ MORE

Uganda

Uganda

This month Contesting Catholics from James Currey has been published. The book is the first scholarly treatment of Uganda’s first elected ruler and offers new insights into the religious and… READ MORE

Land, Investment & Politics

Land, Investment & Politics

More than a decade since the investment spike began in the pastoral drylands of Eastern Africa, it is possible to see how a new generation of projects are reconfiguring power,… READ MORE

African Articulations

African Articulations

Welcome to the African Articulations series from James Currey! Forget disciplinary policing! The African Articulations monograph series fosters fresh and provocative debate on Africa’s cultural locations, networks and histories, from… READ MORE