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Wits University Press is strategically placed at the crossroads of African and global knowledge production and dissemination. We are committed to publishing well-researched, innovative books for both academic and general readers. Our areas of focus include art and heritage, popular science, history and politics, biography, literary studies and women’s writing.

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Jansen-edited collection offers essential reading for curriculum studies

Innovative thinking on the meaning of decolonisation in a digital age

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Launch: 'The Cape Radicals' by Crain Soudien (September 18)

Join Soudien in conversation with Prof Noor Nieftagodien & Corinne Sandwith at the Johannesburg launch of 'The Cape Radicals'.

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Haunted by the memory of slavery

'What Remains' is a path between memory and magic, the uncanny and the known, waking and dreaming

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The law of the lawn

In SA's leafy suburbs, the grass is not just greener, it's also more political, writes Gillian Anstey.

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African psychology in a decolonised world

What does the world look like from Africa?

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Does today's media shape consumer psyche in ways that were impossible during ...

In 'Media in Postapartheid South Africa', author Sean Jacobs turns to media politics and the consumption of media as a way to understand recent ...

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WATCH | Jonathan Cane probes the politics of the lawn on SABC

The lawn is not quite as innocent as we think.

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Mahatma Gandhi: the original nutrition guru

'Gandhi's Search for the Perfect Diet' is an engaging book that focuses on the icon's obsessive preoccupation with diet reform and food in general.

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Launch: 'Civilising Grass' by Jonathan Cane (July 24)

There's more to lawns than we think. Head to Love Books and find out why...

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EXTRACT | 'Civilising Grass' by Jonathan Cane

"Garden maintenance, of one’s own garden, as leisure, is a proper activity for respectable whites."

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