Tuesday, 4 December 2012

New Books November 2012 (Part 1)

A selection of new books added to the catalogue and collections in November 2012 (the frst of two posts).
New titles cover all areas of the Commonwealth and this month include a number of new titles on Malaysia; books on South Africa, apartheid and after; elections; differing perspectives on land and the environment; and some new titles on Malawi.

Puri, Luv. Across the line of control : inside Pakistan-administered Jammu and Kashmir, New York : Columbia University Press, 2012.

Schroeder, Richard A. Africa after apartheid : South Africa, race, and nation in Tanzania, Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2012.

Dwyer, Peter and Leo Zeilig. African struggles today : social movements since independence , Chicago, Ill. : Haymarket Books, 2012.

Curry, Dawne Y. Apartheid on a Black isle : removal and resistance in Alexandra, South Africa, New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Gammage, Bill. The biggest estate on earth : how Aborigines made Australia, Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2011.

Molloy, Patricia. Canada/US and other unfriendly relations : before and after 9/11, New York ; Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Coalition for National Unity and Rural Advancement (Solomon Islands) : Translation and implementation framework. Honiara, Solomon Islands : Coalition for National Unity and Rural Advancement Government 2008.

Murray, Sarah (ed). Constitutional perspectives on an Australian republic : essays in honour of Professor George Winterton, Sydney : Federation Press, 2010.

Fall, Ismaila Madior et al. Election management bodies in West Africa : a comparative study of the contribution of electoral commissions to the strengthening of democracy. Johannesburg, South Africa : Open Society Foundations, 2011.

Landau, Loren B. (ed), Exorcising the demons within : xenophobia, violence and statecraft in contemporary South Africa, Johannesburg : Wits University Press ; Tokyo ; New York : published in North America and Europe by United Nations University Press, 2012.

Ganguly-Scrase, Ruchira and Timothy J. Scrase. Globalisation and the middle classes in India : the social and cultural impact of neoliberal reforms, London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.

Irwin, Ryan M. Gordian knot : apartheid and the unmaking of the liberal world order, Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Commonwealth Observer Group. Guyana national and regional elections, 28 November 2011. Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group. London : Commonwealth Secretariat, 2011.
Tambyah, Siok Kuan and Soo Jiuan Tan. Happiness and wellbeing : the Singaporean experience, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2012.

Kalinga, Owen J. M. Historical dictionary of Malawi, Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2012.
McCracken, John. A history of Malawi, 1855-1966, Woodbridge, Suffolk [England] ; Rochester, N.Y. : James Currey, 2012.

Datta, Ayona. The illegal city : space, law and gender in a Delhi squatter settlement, Farnham : Ashgate, c2012.

Peers, Douglas M. and Nandini Gooptu (eds). India and the British Empire, Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.

Khosla, Madhav. The Indian constitution. New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2012.

Müller, Johann. "The inevitable pipeline into exile" : Botswana's role in the Namibian liberation struggle, Basel : Basler Afrika Bibliographien, 2012.

Munro, Doug. The ivory tower and beyond : participant historians of the Pacific, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars, 2009.

Grant, David. Jagged seas : the New Zealand Seamen's Union 1879-2003, Christchurch, N.Z. : Canterbury University Press, 2012.

Perkins, Anna Kasafi, Donald Chambers and Jacqueline Porter (eds). Justice and peace in a renewed Caribbean : contemporary Catholic reflections, New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2012.

Rwegasira, Abdon. Land as a human right : a history of land law and practice in Tanzania, Dar-es-Salaam : Mkuki na Nyota, c2012.

Sud, Nikita. Liberalization, Hindu nationalism and the state : a biography of Gujarat, Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.

Banivanua-Mar, Tracey and Penelope Edmonds (eds). Making settler colonial space : perspectives on race, place and identity, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

Stark, Jan. Malaysia and the developing world : the Asian tiger on the Cinnamon Road, New York, NY : Routledge, 2013

Rajmah Hussain. Malaysia at the United Nations : a study of foreign policy priorities, 1957-1987, Kuala Lumpur : University of Malaya Press, c2010.

Tajuddin, Azlan. Malaysia in the world economy (1824-2011) : capitalism, ethnic divisions, and "managed" democracy, Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2012.

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