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Finding Dr. Livingstone
A History in Documents from the Henry Morton Stanley Archives
Never-before-published documents from Henry Stanley’s historic 1871 expedition to what is now Tanzania in search of David Livingstone recasts Stanley’s sensationalized narrative with new details about the people involved, their systems of knowledge, commerce, and labor, the natural environment, and the spread of modern colonial powers in Africa.

Reimagining Realism
A New Anthology of Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century American Short Fiction
This fresh, diverse anthology of American short fiction challenges readers to interrogate commonly held ideas about the genres of realism and naturalism.

African Leaders of the Twentieth Century, Volume 2
Cabral, Machel, Mugabe, Sirleaf
This omnibus edition brings together concise and up-to-date biographies of Amílcar Cabral, Samora Machel, Robert Mugabe, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. African Leaders of the Twentieth Century, Volume 2 complements courses in history and political science and serves as a useful collection for general readers.

Toxic Timescapes
Examining Toxicity across Time and Space
From radioactive waste to coral reefs, this environmental humanities volume reconsiders contamination and pollution as toxic timescapes: dynamic events with both temporal and spatial dimensions.

Convening Black Intimacy
Christianity, Gender, and Tradition in Early Twentieth-Century South Africa
This social history of twentieth-century Black intimacy and family life in South Africa is the first book to demonstrate the singular role of Christianity in reshaping sexual and marital traditions. It is a must-read for scholars interested in the politics of gender, sexuality, and family in South Africa, as well as for historians of Christianity.