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.
There's more to lawns than we think. Head to Love Books and find out why...
"Garden maintenance, of one’s own garden, as leisure, is a proper activity for respectable whites."
Join Soudien in conversation with Shaun Viljoen for the launch of this book about the young Capetonians that redefined thinking on class and race in ...
This compelling and eclectic critique offers a detailed reading of artistic, literary and architectural lawns between 1886 and 2017
This book is a testament to how the NEF was at the forefront of shaking up the prevailing political narratives on racialism and nationalism.
Jansen will be in conversation with Sylvia Vollenhoven at the Love Books launch of her lauded 'Like Family'.
Don't miss the Joburg launch of Marcus Byrne and Helen Lunn's enchanting (and funny!) book about the captivating dung beetle
Collection of essays explores consumption habits in various African contexts.
Join Jansen in conversation with Sindiwe Magona and Myrtle Witbooi at the Cape Town launch of 'Like Family'
Join Laura Foster, Sinethemba Makanya, Richard Rottenburg and Jonathan Klaaren in conversation at Wits University for the launch of 'Reinventing ...