Compiled by Terry A. Barringer


The Small States Club: how small states can change the world, by Armen Sarkassian, London, Hurst, 2023, 272 pp. ISBN 9781787389403.


Ghana: a political and social history, by Jeffrey Ahlman, London, Zed Books, 2023, 272 pp. ISBN (hardback) 9781788314220, (paperback) 9780755601561.

Building a White Nation: propaganda, photography and the apartheid regime between the late 1940s and the mid-1970s, by Katharina Jörder, Leuven, Leuven University Press, 2023, (paperback), ISBN 9789462703803, free e-book at

Kingdom Come: the politics of faith and freedom in segregationist South Africa and beyond, by Temple Masongo Chéry, Durham, NC, Duke University Press, 2023, 264 pp. ISBN (hardback) 978-1-4780-1722-6 (paperback) 978-1-4780-1993-0

Guerillas and Combative Mothers: Women and the Armed Struggle in South Africa, by Siphokazi Magadla, Abingdon, Routledge, 2023, 248 pp. ISBN 9781032597249.

A Moving Horizon: a memoir of Kenya, by Francis Muthuara, Kenya, East African Publishers, 2023, 528 pp. ISBN 9789966567482.

Never Follow the Wolf: the autobiography of a Namibian freedom fighter, by Helao Shitywete, Windhoek, University of Namibia Press, 2023, 340 pp. ISBN 9789994557264.


The Great Indian Food Trip: around a Subcontinent à la carte, by Zac O’Yeah, London, Hurst, 2024, xxiv + 295 pp. ISBN (hardback) 9781911723066.


Memory in Place: Locating Colonial Histories and Commemorations; edited Cameo Dalley and Ashley Barnwell, Canberra, ACT, ANU Press, 2023, ISBN (print) 9781760466077,

Online 9781760466084, free download.

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