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1. Cover image for 'The Infrastructures of Security'
Technologies of Risk Management in Johannesburg
Martin J. Murray
The shift from dependence upon human decision-making in security services to Artificial Intelligence
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Ebook Forthcoming View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Infrastructures of Security"
2. Cover image for 'African Performance Arts and Political Acts'
Naomi André, Yolanda Covington-Ward, and Jendele Hungbo, Editors
Explores how performance arts, whether staged or in daily life, regularly interface with political action across the African continent
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Ebook Forthcoming View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "African Performance Arts and Political Acts"
3. Cover image for 'There Used to Be Order'
Life on the Copperbelt after the Privatisation of the Zambia Consolidated Copper MInes
Patience Mususa
Environmental change and social consequences in the Copperbelt region of Zambia
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "There Used to Be Order"
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Rugby and the Performance of History in South Africa
Joshua D. Rubin
Examines the political significance of rugby in South Africa’s post-apartheid present
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Ebook 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Animated by Uncertainty"
5. Cover image for 'Aso Ebi'
Dress, Fashion, Visual Culture, and Urban Cosmopolitanism in West Africa
Okechukwu Nwafor
The social significance of aso ebi fashion in Nigerian and West African society
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Ebook Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Aso Ebi"
6. Cover image for 'Elites and the Politics of Accountability in Africa'
Wale Adebanwi and Rogers Orock, Editors
Studying elites through the framework of accountability
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Ebook 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Elites and the Politics of Accountability in Africa"
7. Cover image for 'Filtering Histories'
The Photographic Bureaucracy in Mozambique, 1960 to Recent Times
Drew A. Thompson
Highlights the role of photography and other aesthetic practices in state formation and bureaucratic transition
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Ebook 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Filtering Histories"
8. Cover image for 'The Black and White Rainbow'
Reconciliation, Opposition, and Nation-Building in Democratic South Africa
Carolyn E. Holmes
A multifaceted study of identity in South Africa exploring themes of nationalism, democracy, and nation building
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Ebook 2020 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Black and White Rainbow"
9. Cover image for 'Textile Ascendancies'
Aesthetics, Production, and Trade in Northern Nigeria
Elisha P. Renne and Salihu Maiwada, Editors
Handwoven and manufactured textiles, aesthetic preferences, and trade in northern Nigeria
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Ebook 2020 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Textile Ascendancies"
10. Cover image for 'Gender, Separatist Politics, and Embodied Nationalism in Cameroon'
Jacqueline-Bethel Tchouta Mougoué
Fresh insights into gendered politics in Cameroon
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Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Gender, Separatist Politics, and Embodied Nationalism in Cameroon"
11. Cover image for 'The Postcolonial Animal'
African Literature and Posthuman Ethics
Evan Maina Mwangi
Argues for an innovative and overdue posthuman reading of African postcolonial literature
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Postcolonial Animal"
12. Cover image for 'Developing States, Shaping Citizenship'
Service Delivery and Political Participation in Zambia
Erin Accampo Hern
In fledgling democracies marked by patronage, ethnic politics, and elite capture, what motivates citizens to participate in politics?
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Developing States, Shaping Citizenship"
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Selected Writings
Frieda Ekotto, editor
The first English translations of key essays, stories, and poems by Nimrod, a major figure in contemporary African letters
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Nimrod"
14. Cover image for 'Black Cultural Life in South Africa'
Reception, Apartheid, and Ethics
Lily Saint
Explores the shaping of black ethical consciousness by popular culture in apartheid-era South Africa
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Black Cultural Life in South Africa"
15. Cover image for 'The Rise of the African Novel'
Politics of Language, Identity, and Ownership
Mukoma Wa Ngugi
Engaging questions of language, identity, and reception to restore South African and diaspora writing to the African literary tradition
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Rise of the African Novel"
16. Cover image for 'Seven Plays of Koffi Kwahulé'
In and Out of Africa
Judith G. Miller, Editor, Chantal Bilodeau, Translator
The first English translations of the surreal and violent work of one of Francophone Africa’s most accomplished living playwrights
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Seven Plays of Koffi Kwahulé"
17. Cover image for 'Unsettled History'
Making South African Public Pasts
Leslie Witz, Gary Minkley, and Ciraj Rassool
An engrossing look at how history has been produced, contested, and unsettled in South Africa from Mandela’s release to 2010
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Unsettled History"
18. Cover image for 'African Print Cultures'
Newspapers and Their Publics in the Twentieth Century
Edited by Derek R. Peterson, Emma Hunter, and Stephanie Newell
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2016 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "African Print Cultures"
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The University of Michigan Press offers many titles as electronic books in EPUB, PDF, Kindle, and Audiobook formats.

Our EPUB and PDFs may be read using free Adobe Digital Editions software. Digital Editions is available for PC, Mac, major mobile platforms, and many e-reader devices. Visit the Adobe Digital Editions Supported Ebook Devices page for a complete list of e-reader devices that are compatible with the software and their FAQ page for other questions about the software.

Available Ebook reading systems vary widely in their support for accessibility features. For EPUB, visit EPUB Test for accessibility support information for specific platforms. Contact us if you have a question about the best reading system for your needs at umpress.accessibility@umich.edu.

Our Ebooks are currently offered under a single-user license, which means that your Ebook can be accessed by using one Adobe ID. Any computer authorized to this Adobe ID will be able to open the file. Learn more at the Adobe ID and Membership FAQ page.

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