Books available for Review in Journal of Global South Studies August 2016.



Bleck, Jaimie. Education and Empowered Citizenship in Mali. Johns Hopkins University Press (2015).

Covington-Ward, Yolanda. Gesture and Power: Religion, Nationalism, and Everyday Performance in Congo. Duke University Press (2016).

Fontein, Joost. Remaking Mutirikwi: Landscape, Water, and Belonging in Southern Zimbabwe. James Currey (2015).

Hunt, Nancy Rose. A Nervous State: Violence, Remedies, and Reverie in Colonial Congo. Duke University Press (2016).

Makhulu, Anne-Maria. Making Freedom: Apartheid, Squatter Politics, and the Struggle for Home. Duke University Press (2015).

Maxwell, Daniel and Nisar Majid. Famine in Somalia: Competing Imperatives Collective Failures, 2011 12. Oxford (2016).

Pierce, Steven. Moral Economies of Corruption: State

Formation and Political Culture in Nigeria. Duke University Press (2106).

Watt, Nigel. Burundi: The Biography of a Small African Country (second edition). Hurst & Company (2016).

Whyth, Susan Reynolds, ed. Second Chances: Surviving Aids in Uganda. Duke University Press (2014).


Wicks, James. Transnational Representations: The State of Taiwan Film in the 1960s and 1970s. Hong Kong University Press (2014).

Latin America

Briggs, Charles. Tell Me Why My Children Died: Rabies, Indigenous Knowledge, and Communicative Justice (Venezuela). Duke University Press (2016).

Chambers, Sarah C. Families in War and Race: Chile from Colony to Nation. Duke University Press (2015).

Chasteen, John Charles. Born in Blood & Fire: A Concise History of Latin America (fourth edition) and Born in Blood and Fire: Latin American Voices, A Reader. W. W. Norton (2016).

Crowley-Matoka, Megan. Domesticating Organ

Transplant: Familial Sacrifice and National Aspiration in Mexico. Duke University Press (2016).

De la Cadena, Marisol. Earth Beings: Ecologies of Practice Across Andean Worlds. Duke University Press (2015).

Fraga, Walter. Crossroads of Freedom: Slaves and Freed People in Bahia, Brazil 1870-1910. Duke University Press (2016).

Gill, Lesley. A Century of Violence in a Red City: Power Struggle, Counterinsurgency, and Human Rights in Colombia. Duke University Press (2016).

Goldstein, Daniel. Owners of the Sidewalk: Security and Survival in the Informal City [Bolivia]. Duke University Press (2016).

Nadal, Joshua. Futbol!: Why Soccer...

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