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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL 60637-5418)
Alan Thomas (Project Director: March 2020 to present)
Open Access Edition of "Matatu: A History of Popular Transportation in Nairobi" by Kenda Mutongi

This project will publish the book "Matatu: A History of Popular Transportation in Nairobi," written by Kenda Mutongi (NEH grant number FB-56100-12), in an electronic open access format under a Creative Commons license, making it available for free download and distribution. The author will be paid a royalty of at least $500 upon release of the open access ebook.

Project fields:
African Studies; Cultural Anthropology

Fellowships Open Book Program

Digital Humanities

$5,500 (approved)
$5,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2020 – 2/28/2022