Friday, 2 March 2012

New books - February 2012

New books added to the Institute of Commonwealth Studies Library last month, include the following titles covering as diverse topics as Canadian political biography, copyright, minority rights in India, sport in Africa, the history of sexuality in Australia, Scotland and the Empire, citizenship, democracy and sustainable economic growth:

Anyanwu, Ogechi Emmanuel, The politics of access : university education and nation-building in Nigeria, 1948-2000, Calgary : University of Calgary Press, c2011.

Atangana, Martin-René, The end of French rule in Cameroon, Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c2010.

Bajpai, Rochana, Debating difference : group rights and liberal democracy in India, New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.

Bissell, William Cunningham, Urban design, chaos, and colonial power in Zanzibar, Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2011.

Boateng, Boatema, The copyright thing doesn't work here : Adinkra and Kente cloth and intellectual property in Ghana, Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2011.

Boraine, Alex, A country unmasked : Inside South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Cape Town ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.

Branch, Daniel, Kenya : between hope and despair, 1963-2011, New Haven : Yale University Press, 2011.

Bueltmann, Tanja, Scottish ethnicity and the making of New Zealand society, 1850-1930, Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c2011.

Cheru , Fantu and Cyril Obi (eds), The rise of China and India in Africa : challenges, opportunities and critical interventions, Uppsala, Sweden : Nordiska Afrikainstitutet ; London ; New York : Zed Books, 2010.

Cornelissen, Scarlett and Albert Grundlingh (eds), Sport past and present in South Africa, London : Routledge, 2012.

Featherstone, Lisa, Let's talk about sex : histories of sexuality in Australia from Federation to the pill, Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2011.

Feminist Alternatives, My dream is to be bold : our work to end patriarchy, Cape Town ; Oxford : Pambazuka Press, 2011.

French, Patrick, India : a portrait, London : Allen Lane, 2011.

Ganguly, Sumit and Rahul Mukherji, India since 1980, Cambridge [UK] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Gott, Richard, Britain's empire : resistance, repression and revolt, London ; New York : Verso Books, 2011.

Gwyn, Richard, John A. : the man who made us : the life and times of John A. Macdonald, Toronto : Random House Canada, 2007-2011. (2 volumes)

Heinrich, V. Finn (ed), CIVICUS global survey of the state of civil society : Civil Society Index Project, 2003-2006 phase, Bloomfield, CT : Kumarian Press, 2007-

Horn, Bernd, From Cold War to New Millennium : the history of the Royal Canadian Regiment, 1953-2008, Toronto : Dundurn Press, c2011.

Johnson, Krista and Sean Jacobs ( eds), Encyclopedia of South Africa, Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc., 2011.

Karlsson, Bengt G., Unruly hills : a political ecology of India's northeast, New York : Berghahn Books, c2011.

Lamming, George, The George Lamming reader : the aesthetics of decolonisation, edited by Anthony Bogues, Kingston ; Miami : Ian Randle Publishers, 2011.

LeBas, Adrienne, From protest to parties : party-building and democratization in Africa, Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.

Lynch, Brian and Graham Hassall (eds), Resilience in the Pacific : addressing the critical issues : proceedings of a conference held in Wellington, New Zealand, 16-17 February 2011, Wellington : New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA), Victoria University of Wellington, 2011.

Lynch, Gabrielle, I say to you : ethnic politics and the Kalenjin in Kenya, Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2011.

McCartney, Matthew, Pakistan : the political economy of growth, stagnation and the state, 1951-2009, London : Routledge, 2011.

MacKenzie, John M. and T.M. Devine. Scotland and the British Empire, Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.

Ntumazah, Ndeh, Ndeh Ntumazah : a conversational auto-biography, edited and with an introduction, Linus T. Asong & Simon Ndeh Chi, Mankon, Bamenda : Langaa Research and Publishing, 2011.

Poliandri, Simone, First nations, identity, and reserve life : the Mi'kmaq of Nova Scotia, Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2011.

Proudfoot, Lindsay J. and Dianne Hall, Imperial spaces : placing the Irish and Scots in colonial Australia, Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press , 2011.

Rawat, Ramnarayan S., Reconsidering untouchability : Chamars and Dalit history in North India, Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2011.

Ricatti, Francesco, Embodying migrants : Italians in postwar Australia, Bern ; New York : Peter Lang, 2011.

Reno, William, Warfare in independent Africa, Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Ryan, Orla, Chocolate nations : living and dying for cocoa in West Africa, London : Zed , 2011.

Saikia, Pahi, Ethnic mobilisation and violence in Northeast India, New Delhi ; New York : Routledge, 2011.

Sanders, Peter, 'Throwing down white man' : Cape rule and misrule in colonial Lesotho, 1871-1884, Pontypool, Wales : Merlin Press, 2011.

Schwarz, Bill, The white man's world, Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.

Srinivasan, T. N., Growth, sustainability, and India's economic reforms, New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2011.

Steel, Frances, Oceania under steam : sea transport and the cultures of colonialism, c. 1870-1914, Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2011.

Tarimo, Aquiline, Ethnicity, citizenship and state in Eastern Africa, Mankon, Bamenda : Langaa, 2011

Thorat, Sukhadeo, Dalits in India : search for a common destiny, New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2009.

Toor, Saadia, The state of Islam : culture and Cold War politics in Pakistan, London : Pluto, 2011.

Wilson, David A., Thomas D'Arcy McGee (2 volumes), Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2008-2011. Dianne Hall. (Contents v. 1. Passion, reason, and politics, 1825-1857 -- v. 2. The extreme moderate, 1857-1868.)

World Bank, Poverty and social exclusion in India, Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2011.

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