Bookshelf

General

**Godfrey Baldacchino, editor, Entrepreneurship in Small Island States and Territories, New York and London, Routledge, 2015,  xxii + 312 pp., ISBN 9781138789982.

Commonwealth case studies: Caribbean, Prince Edward Island, Solomon Islands, Barbados, Malta, Tasmania.

Charalampos Efstathopoulos, Middle Powers in World Trade Diplomacy: India, South Africa and the Doha Development Agenda, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, x + 210 pp. ISBN 9781137381750.

**H. Kumarasingham, Constitution Maker: selected writings of Sir Ivor Jennings, Camden 5th Series, vol. 46), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015, viii + 291 pp. ISBN 9781107091115.

Denny Lewis-Bynoe, editor, Building the Resilience of Small States: a revised framework, London, Commonwealth Secretariat, 2014, xvii + 237 pp. ISBN 9781849291286.

Bryan S. Glass and John M. Mackenzie, editors, Scotland, Empire and Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2015, 231 pp. ISBN 9780719096174.

Africa

Barrie Collins, Rwanda 1994: the myth of the Akazu genocide conspiracy and its consequences, Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2014, 280 pp. ISBN 9781137022318.

Daniel Conway and Pauline Leonard, Migration, Space and Transnational Identities: the British in South Africa, Basingstoke and New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, ix + 210 pp. ISBN 9780230346574.

Jacob Dlamini, Askari: a study of collaboration and betrayal in the anti-apartheid struggle, London, Hurst, 2015, x + 307 pp. ISBN 9781849045605.

Saul Dubow, Apartheid 1948–1994, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, xx + 360 pp. ISBN 9780199550661 (hardback), 0199550670 (paperbackk).

S.H. Fazan, Colonial Kenya Observed: British rule, Mau Mau and the Wind of Change; edited and with a foreword by John Lonsdale, London, New York: I.B. Tauris, 2015, xliii + 358 pp. ISBN 9781780768656.

Ruth Hall, Ian Scoones and Dzodzi Tsikata, editors, Africa’s Land Rush: rural livelihoods and agrarian change,

Woodbridge, James Currey, 2015, xix +204 pp. ISBN 9781847011305.

Chapters on Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi and South African farmers in DRC.

John Hatchard, Combating Corruption: legal approaches for supporting good governance and integrity in Africa, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2014, xxx + 381 pp. ISBN 9781781004364.

R.W. Johnson, Will South Africa Survive? London, Hurst, 2015, xiii + 266 pp. ISBN 9781849045999.

Robert N. Kraft, Violent Accounts: understanding the psychology of perpetrators through South Africa’s Truth & Reconciliation Commission, New York: NYU Press, 2014, 214 pp. ISBN 9781479821600.

Sarah Longair, Cracks in the Dome: fractured histories of empire in the Zanzibar Museum, Farnham, Ashgate, 2015, xvi + 322 pp. ISBN 9781472437877.

Ali A. Mazrui, edited by Ramazi Badran and Thomas Uthup, Resurgent Islam and the Politics of Identity, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015,  xxi + 169 pp, ISBN 9781443863261.

Kieran Mitton, Rebels in a Rotten State: understanding atrocity in Sierra Leone, London: Hurst, 2015, xi + 346 pp. ISBN 9781849044226.

Godwin R. Murunga, Duncan Okello and Anders Sjögren, A. Kenya: the struggle for a new constitutional order, London: Zed Books, 2014, xi + 192 pp. ISBN 9781780323657.

Abdul Raufu Mustapha, editor, Sects & Social Disorder: Muslim identities & conflict in northern Nigeria, Woodbridge: James Currey, 2014, xxi + 234 pp.  ISBN 9781847011077

Godwin R. Murunga, Duncan Okello and Anders Sjögren, A. Kenya: the struggle for a new constitutional order, London: Zed Books, 2014, xi + 192 pp. ISBN 9781780323657.

Sylvia Neame, The Congress Movement: the unfolding of the Congress Alliance 1912–1961. Vol. 1 1917– April 1926, Vol. 2: April 1926–1928, Vol 3 1928–1961, Cape Town, HSRC Press, 2015, 3 vols. ISBN 9780796924865; 9789796924872; 9780796924889.

Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni, editor, Mugabeism? History, politics and power in Zimbabwe, Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, x + 319 pp. ISBN 9781137543448.

Derek R. Peterson, Kodzo Gavua and Ciraj Rassool, editors, The Politics of Heritage in Africa: economies, histories and infrastructure, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015, xx + 291 pp. ISBN 9781107094857.
Deals mostly with Ghana and South Africa

Asia

Chad M. Baumann, Pentecostals, Proselytization and Anti-Christian violence in contemporary India, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015, pp.  xiii + 208 . ISBN 9780190202101.

Frederik Erixon and Krishnan Srinivasan, editors, Europe in Emerging Asia, London and New York, Rowman & Littlefield, 2015, xiii + 292 pp. ISBN 9781783482276.

Zaid Ibrahim, Assalamu Alakum: observations on the Islamisation of Malaysia. Selangor Darul Ehsan, ZI Publications Sdn.Bhd., 2015, 203 pp. ISBN 978675266324.

Christophe Jaffrelot, The Pakistan Paradox: instability and resilience, London, Hurst, 2015, xiii + 670  pp. ISBN 9781849043298.

Chandrika Kaul, Communications, Media and the Imperial Experience: Britain and India in the twentieth century, Basingstoke, New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, pp. xv + 278 pp. ISBN 9780230572584.

Diego Maiorano,  Autumn of the Matriarch: Indira Gandhi’s final term in office, London, Hurst, 2015, ix + 261 pp. ISBN 9781849044301.

Rohini Mohan, The Seasons of Trouble: life amid the ruins of Sri Lanka’s Civil War, Brooklyn, NY, Verso, 2014, 368 pp. ISBN 9781781686003.

Peter Osborne, Wounded Tiger: the history of cricket in Pakistan, London: Simon & Schuster, 2014, xxvi + 592 pp. ISBN 9780857200747.

Mark Salter, To End a Civil War: Norway’s peace engagement with Sri Lanka, London, Hurst, 2015, xi + 549 pp. ISBN 9781849045742.

Sanjay Ruparella, Divided We Govern: coalition politics in modern India, London, Hurst, 2015, xxiv + 480 pp. ISBN 9781849042123.

Andrew Small, The China-Pakistan Axis, London, Hurst, 2015, xvi + 319 pp. ISBN 9781849043410.

Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne, Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka, London and New York, Routledge, 2014, x + 250 pp. ISBN 9780415462662.

Steven I. Wilkinson, Army and Nation: the military and Indian democracy since independence, Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2015, 295 pp. ISBN 8780674728806.

Australasia

Jack Corbett, Being Political: leadership and democracy in the Pacific Islands, Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press, 2015, xii + 243 pp. ISBN 9780824841027.

Steven Loveridge, Calls to Arms: New Zealand society and commitment to the Great War, Wellington, Victoria University Press, 2014, pp. 322, ISBN 9780864739674.

Katie Pickles and Catharine Colebourne, New Zealand’s Empire, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2015, xv +268 pp. ISBN 9780719091537.

Canada

Donald Wright, The Professionalization of History in English Canada, Toronto, University of Toronto Press, (paperback edn), 2015, pp.  x +270, ISBN 9781442629295.

Caribbean

Richard L. Bernal, The Influence of Small States on Superpowers: Jamaica and U.S. foreign policy, Lanham, MD, Lexington Books, 2015, pp. xvi + 439. ISBN 9781498508162.

Articles

*Richard Bourne, ‘Witness to history: trying to refashion the unfashionable – an activist life for the Commonwealth’, Britain and the World  8, 1 (2015), pp. 100–06.

*Ruth Craggs, ‘Hospitality in geopolitics and the making of Commonwealth international relations’, Geoforum 51, 2014, pp. 90-100.

*Ruth Craggs and Harshan Kumarasingham, ‘Losing an empire and building a role: the queen, geopolitics and the construction of the Commonwealth headship at the Lusaka Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, 1979, Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 43, 1 (2015), pp. 80–98.

*Sue Onslow, ‘The Commonwealth and the Cold War, Neutralism, and Non-Alignment’, International History Review 37, 5, 2015, pp. 1059-82.

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