Professional and Biographical Information

Submitted by Sean Redding on Thursday, 6/8/2017, at 11:24 AM

Ph.D Yale University

B.A. Swarthmore College

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Recent Publications

Submitted by Sean Redding on Tuesday, 4/26/2016, at 10:41 AM


Sorcery and Sovereignty: Taxation, Power and Rebellion in Rural South Africa. Ohio University Press, 2006.


“Women as Diviners and as Christian Converts in Rural South Africa, c.1880-1959,” Journal of African History, 2016

“Armed Struggle in the Anti-Apartheid Movement in South Africa,” in Encyclopedia of South Africa, edited by Krista Johnson and Sean Jacobs, Lynne Reinner Publishers, 2011.

"Faction Fights, Student Protest and Rebellion: The Politics of Beer-Drinks and Bad Food in the Transkei, South Africa, 1955-1963, African Studies Review, 2010.

 “Maybe Freedom Will Come from You”: Christian Prophecies and Rumors in the Development of Rural Resistance in South Africa, 1948-1961,” Journal of Religion in Africa, 2010.

"Wasted Riches:  Robert Mugabe and the Desolation of Zimbabwe," in Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, 2009 (co-authored with Sue Onslow).

 “Deaths in the Family:  Familial Violence and Witchcraft Accusations in Rural Transkei, South Africa, 1904-65,” in Journal of Southern African Studies, 2004.

 “Women and Gender Roles in Africa since 1918,” in Blackwell’s Companion to the History of Gender, edited by Teresa Meade and Merry Wiesner-Hanks, Basil Blackwell, 2004.