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Igbo Women in Nigerian Politics, 1029-1999, Edwin Mellen Press, 2011

Edda L. Fields, Black, Deep Roots: Rice Farmers in West Africa and the African Diaspora (Indiana University Press, 2008) in Agricultural History (June 2009).


Anjali Prabhu, Hybridity: Limits, Transformations, Prospects (State University of New York, 2007) in Third World Studies Journal (Sept 2008).


Marie Tyler-Mcgraw, An African Republic: Black and White Virginians in the Making in Liberia, in The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society (Autumn 2007, Vol 105, No. 4).


Gyanendra Pandey, Routine Violence: Nations, Fragments, Histories (Stanford University Press, Nov 2006), in Perspective on Political Science (Summer 2006).


Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber-Rudolph, Gandhi and Other Essays: Gandhi in the World and at Home (Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2006), in Perspectives on Political Science (Fall 2006).


Gerald James Larson, Religion and Personal Law in Secular India: A Call to Judgment, in Journal of Third World Studies (Spring 2006).

Graham Harrison, Issues in the Contemporary Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa: The Dynamics of Struggle and Resistance in Journal of Third World Studies (Spring 2006).

Mehran Kamrava, The Middle East: A Political History Since the First World Warin Journal of Third World Studies (Spring 2006).

Devin T. Hagerty (ed.), South Asia in World Politics (Rowman and Littlefield, Fall 2005), in Perspectives on Political Science (Fall 2005).

“The War on Iraq and Egypt: Implications for the Domestic Politics” for Journal of Third World Studies (Fall 2005).

Mahmoud, Dhaouadi, Globalization of the Other Underdevelopment: Third World Cultural Identities, for Journal of Third World Studies (Spring 2004).

Robert W. Stern, Changing India: Bourgeois Revolution on the Subcontinent, for Journal of Third World Studies (Spring 2004).

Mainuddin, G. Rolin, ed., Religion and Politics in the Developing World: Explosive Interactions (Aldershot, England: Ashgate Publishing, 2001), in Perspectives on Political Science (Fall 2002, Vol. 31, No. 4).

Milton W. Meyer, Asia: A Concise History (Lanham: Rowman & Little field Publishers, 1997), Scandinavian Journal of Development Alternatives and Area Studies (July, 2000).

Tapan K. Mukherjee, Taraknath Das: Life and Letters of a Revolutionary in Exile, for Journal of Third World Studies (Spring 2000).

R. Sooryamoorthy, Consumption to Consumerism: In the Context of Kerala (New Delhi: Classical Publishing Company, 1997), Journal of Third World Studies (Spring 1999).

Apurba Kundu, Militarism in India: The Army and Civil Society in Consensus (London: Tauris Academic Studies) in Journal of Asian Affairs (London), 1998. 

Vinay Bahl, The Making of the Indian Working Class: A Case of the Tata Iron and Steel Company (New Delhi, 1996), in Journal of Third World Studies (Atlanta), Spring 1998.

James S. Olson, The Peoples of Africa: An Ethnohistorical Dictionary (New Delhi: Sage, 1995), for Journal of Third World Studies (Spring 1998).

Ryrie, William, First World, Third Worldfor Journal of Third World Studies (Spring 1998).

Mukur K. Khisha, All That Glitters, for Journal of Third World Studies (Spring 1997).

John Martinussen, Democracy, Competition and Choice: Emerging Local Self-Government in Nepal, in Asian Affairs (Royal Society for Asian Affairs), October, 1997.

Dennise Dalton, Mahatma Gandhi: Nonviolent Power in Action (1993), in Modern Asian Studies, Vol 31, Issue 01, Feb 1997.

Ross Mallick, Development Policy of a Communist: West Bengal Since 1977 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995), for Journal of Third World Studies (Fall 1996)

James Karusha, Conversion in African Society: An Analysis and Critique (July 1994), for Ahimsa (Sweden).

Amos J. Beyan, The American Colonization Society and the Creation of the Liberian State: A Historical Perspective, 1822-1990, for Journal of Third World Studies (Spring 1994).

Martin Green, Gandhi: Voice of a New Age Revolutionfor Journal of Third World Studies (Spring 1994).


Sarah C. White, Arguing With the Crocodile; Gender and Class in Bangladeshfor Journal of Third World Studies (Spring 1994).

Mehran Kamrava, Politics and Society in the Third World, for Journal of Third World Studies (Spring 1994).

Nigel Harris, City, Class and Trade: Social and Economic Change in the Third World (1991), for Journal of Third World Studies (Fall 1994).

S. Augustu and P. Horton, Liberia’s Underdevelopment - In Spite of the Struggle: A Personal Analysis of Underlying Reasons for Liberia’s Underdevelopment (Lanham/London: University Press of America, 1994), for the Journal of Modern African Studies (Fall 1994) (England).

James Mayall and Anthony Payne, eds., The Fallacies of Hope: The Post-Colonial Record of the Commonwealth Third World (1994), Journal of Third World Studies.

Blaine Harden, Africa: Dispatches from a Fragile Continent, in Canadian Journal of African Studies (1994), Vol. 28, No. 2.