Compiled by Terry A. Barringer


Handbook on the Politics of Memory, edited by Maria Mäiksoo, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2023, ix +407 pp. ISBN (hardback) 9781800372528.

Includes case study of ‘culture war’ and the British Empire.

Power, Legitimacy and World Order: Changing Contours of Preconditions and Perspectives, edited by Sajay Pulipaka, Krishnan Srinivason and James Mayall, India, Routledge India, 2023, 256 pp. ISBN (hardback) 9781032268507, (paperback) 9781032472409.

Pacifying Missions: Christianity, Violence and Empire in the Nineteenth Century, edited by Geoffrey Troughton, Leiden, Brill, 2023, xiii + 209 pp. ISBN (hardback) 9789004536784.


Region-building in West Africa: Convergences and Agency in ECOWAS, by Emmanuel Balogun, Abingdon, Routledge, 154 pp. ISBN 9781138348325.

Protests, Petitions and Persuasion: Documents from Malawi, edited by David S. Bone, Malawi, Mzuni Press, 2023, 204 pp. ISBN 9789996076244.

Rethinking Civil Society Regionalism in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities in the Post- Vision 2020, by Dele Kogbe, Abingdon, Routledge, 2023, xix + 194 pp. ISBN 978103219006.

The Commonwealth, South Africa and Apartheid, by Stuart Mole, London, Routledge, 2023, 294 pp. ISBN 9781032077468.

Religion and Inequality in Africa, edited by Ezra Chitando, Loreen Maseno and Joram Tarusarira, London, Bloomsbury, 2023, ISBN (hardback) 978135030737777.

Chapters on Nigeria, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, ESwatini, Malawi, South Africa

Goodbye, Dr Banda: Lessons for the West from a Small African Country, by Alexander Chula, Edinburgh, Polygon, 2023, 320 pp. ISBN 9781846976278.

Everyday Identity and Electoral Politics: Race, Ethnicity and Bloc Voting in South Africa and Beyond, by Adam S. Harris, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2022, 264 pp. ISBN 9780197638200.

Power Back to the People: the Relevance of Ethnic Federalism in Uganda, by Vick Lukwago Ssali, Bamenda. Langaa RPCIG, 2023, 250 pp. ISBN 9789956553242.

Zimbabwe: the Blame Game: Recollected Essays and Non-Fictions by Tenda Rincs Mwanaka, Zimbabwe, Mwanaka Media and Publishing, 2023, 204 pp. ISBN 9781779243171.

Winnie & Nelson: Portrait of a Marriage, by Jonny Steinberg, London, William Collins, 2023, xxii + 550 pp. ISBN 9780008353780

Writing, Politics and Change: South Africa after Apartheid, by Christopher Warnes, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2023, 300 pp. ISBN 9781009307369.


Shadows at Noon: the South Asian Twentieth Century, by Joya Chatterji, London, Vintage, 2023, 864 pp. ISBN 9781847925497.

Northeast India: a Political History, by Samrat Choudhury, London, Hurst, 2023, 432 pp. ISBN 9781787389526.

The Economic History of India: Historiographical Issues and Perspectives: Essays in Honour of Professor Ranabir Chakravarti; edited by R. Mahalakshmi and Suchandra Gopal, New Delhi, Bloomsbury Academic India, 2023, 360 pp. ISBN 9789354351488.

Hungry Bengal: War, Famine and the End of Empire; by Janum Mukherjee, London, Hurst, 2023, 288 pp. ISBN 9781787389670.

Patchwork States: the Historical Roots of Subnational Conflict and Competition in South Asia, by Adnan Naseemullah, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2022, xvi + 310 pp. ISBN 9781009158404.


Canadian Club: Birthright Citizenship and National Belonging, by Lois Harder, Toronto, Toronto University Press, 2022, ISBN (hardback) 9781487547660, (paperback) 9781487548605, (ebook) 9781487550769.

1950s Canada: Politics and Public Affairs, by Nelson Wiseman. Toronto, Toronto University Press, 2023, 290 pp. ISBN (hardback) 9781487551018, (paperback) 9781487555450, (ebook) 9781487563356.

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