Books

Women Writing Africa

Women Writing Africa, Volume I

The Southern Region
In this landmark collection of voices both well-known and rarely heard outside Africa, this first volume reveals a living cultural legacy that will revolutionize the understanding of African women's literary and cultural production.

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Women Writing Africa, Volume II

The West and the Sahel
Representing twelve countries in Western Africa, where most African Americans find their roots, Volume 2 presents an epic history of the region through the eyes of its women.

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Women Writing Africa, Volume III

The Eastern Region
Amandina Lihamba
The third volume in the acclaimed Women Writing Africa project traces the history of five countries—Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Works range from a 1711 slave text to the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Lecture by Wangari Maathai.

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Women Writing Africa, Volume IV

The Northern Region
The final volume after nearly two decades of research, The Northern Region includes works from six countries-Morocco, Mauritania, Algeria, Tunisia, Sudan, and Egypt-representing sources from ancient Egyptian inscriptions to recent journalism.

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