Books for Review

Available Books 15 May 2024


Adar, et al. The Southern African Development Community Treaty-Nexus

Degani, The City Electric: Infrastructure and Ingenuity in Post Socialist Tanzania

Hanchey, The Center Cannot Hold: Decolonial Possibility in the Collapse of a Tanzanian NGO

Hecht, Residual Governance: How South Africa Foretells Planetary Futures

Michael, Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia

Rijke-Epstein, Children of the Soul: The Power of Built Form in Urban Madagascar

Rosenthal, From Immigrants to Refugees: The Politics of Aid along the Tanzania-Rwanda Border

Siddiqi, Architecture of Migration: The Dadaab Refugee Camps and Humanitarian Settlement

Sooryamoorthy, Independent Africa, Dependent Science: Scientific Research in Africa

Vaughann, Letters, Kinship, and Social Mobility in Nigeria


Auyero, Portraits of Persistence

Blanc, The Prestes Column: An Interior History of Modern Brazil

Burrows, The Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration

Chancy, Harvesting Haiti: Reflections on Unnatural Disasters

Delsol, Cattle in the Post Columbian Americas

Gautam et al, Financialization, Austerity, and Inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean

Marston, Subterranean Matters: Cooperative Mining and Resource Nationalism in Plurinational Bolivia

Perez, Colonial Reckoning


Hayat, The Charismatic Leader: Muhammad Ali Jinnah and the Creation of Pakistan

Rong, A Ming Confucian=s World (2022)

Middle East and North Africa

Fani, Afghans, Iranians & Literary Nationalism

Zayani & Khalil, The Digital Double Bind: Change and Stasis in the Middle East


Subrahmanyam, Across the Green Sea: Histories from the Western Indian Ocean, 1440-1640


If you know of a book published since 2023 about the Global South that is not on the list that you would like to review, please contact the book review editor