Callaci publishes new book on Tanzanian street archives

African Studies Program faculty affiliate Emily Callaci’s new book, Street Archives and City Life: Popular Intellectuals in Postcolonial Tanzania, will be published in December by Duke University Press.

In this book, Callaci explores what she calls “street archives”—popular texts such as women’s Christian advice literature and self-published pulp fiction novellas—to reveal the worlds of youth migrants and urban intellectuals in mid- to late-twentieth-century Dar es Salaam, and to show how they fashioned a collective ethos of postcolonial African citizenship.

For more information and to order the book, visit the Duke University Press website.