In no particular order:
George M. Fredrickson, Racism: A Short History
Ashis Nandy, Exiled at Home: Comprising At the Edge of Psychology, The Intimate Enemy and Creating a Nationality. Read The Intimate Enemy here.
Patrick Griffin, American Leviathan: Empire, Nation, and Revolutionary Frontier
Farina Mir, The Social Space of Language: Vernacular Culture in British Colonial Punjab (South Asia Across the Disciplines). Read Kafila’s review here.
Ann Juanita Morning, The Nature of Race: How Scientists Think and Teach about Human Difference. Read some of Ann Morning’s work here.
John W. Dower, War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War
Pardis Mahdavi, Gridlock: Labor, Migration, and Human Trafficking in Dubai. Read Jadaliyya’s interview with her.
Andrew Gardner, City of Strangers: Gulf Migration and the Indian Community in Bahrain. Read some of Gardner’s work here.