New Acquisitions for SOAS Library: Middle East and Central Asia (October 2019)

By Carlos Leo Roca|November 1, 2019|Ancient Near East, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Semitics & Judaica|

This is a selection of titles received by the Library and recently added to our Middle Eastern and Central Asian collections. Ancient Near Eastern Studies Gilgamesh : The Life of a Poem [ebook] / Michael Schmidt. Prince of the Orient: Ancient Near Eastern Studies in memory of H.I. Prince Takahito Mikasa / edited by Ichiro Nakata. The first Great Powers: Babylon and Assyria / Arthur Cotterel. Central Asian Studies A

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New Acquisitions for SOAS Library: Collection for Gender Studies (September-October 2019)

By Jotika Khur-Yearn|October 10, 2019|Gender|

Ebooks Gender hate online : understanding the new anti-feminism / editors, Debbie Ging and Eugenia Siapera. Pedagogies of crossing : meditations on feminism, sexual politics, memory, and the sacred / M. Jacqui Alexander. Positive images : gay men & HIV/AIDS in the culture of ‘post crisis’ / Dion Kagan. Shimmering images : trans cinema, embodiment, and the aesthetics of change / Eliza Steinbock. The empire of love : toward a

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New Acquisitions for SOAS Library: Linguistics & Literature Collections (September-October 2019)

By Jotika Khur-Yearn|October 8, 2019|Linguistics, Literature|

Ebooks The Cambridge dictionary of linguistics / Keith Brown and Jim Miller. Fun for All : Translation and Accessibility Practices in Video Games /edited by Carmen Mangiron  Implicatures / Sandrine Zufferey, Jacques Moeschler, Anne Reboul. Language contact in Europe : the perfect tense through history / Bridget Drinka. Philosophical semantics : reintegrating theoretical philosophy / by Claudio Costa. Translation and empire : postcolonial theories explained / Douglas Robinson. Paper Books

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New Acquisitions for SOAS Library: South East Asia Collections (July-August 2019)

By Jotika Khur-Yearn|September 5, 2019|South East Asia|

Ebooks Routledge handbook of Southeast Asian history / edited by Norman G. Owen. Japan’s colonial moment in Southeast Asia, 1942-1945 : the occupiers’ experience / by Satoshi Nakano. Myanmar media in transition : legacies, challenges, and change / edited by Lisa Brooten, Jane Madlyn McElhone, Gayathry Venkiteswaran. The Thiri Rama : finding Ramayana in Myanmar / edited by Dawn F. Rooney Chinese religion in Malaysia : temples and communities /

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Trial for Proquest Resources on 20th century Israel / Palestine

By Mary Fisk|April 30, 2019|History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Politics and International Relations|

Electronic trials of 2 Proquest digital archives covering the 20th century history of Israel / Palestine, (with contemporary newspaper content up to 2008)  are available until 24th May. You can link via the Library News page at https://www.soas.ac.uk/news/newsitem116936.html Please send feedback to the named member of staff. We would like to know: 1) Is the information relevant and useful? How will you use it in your work? 2) Is it easy to

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Reminder: Library trial to AM Digital’s “Slavery, abolition and social justice” runs until 1st May

By Mary Fisk|April 11, 2019|Unknown|

This is a reminder regarding the Library’s current trial to  the following resource from Adam Matthew Digital Slavery, abolition and social justice – Trial available until 1st May 2019 This resource brings together documents and archival collections examining varieties of slavery, the legacy of slavery, the social justice perspective and the continued existence of slavery today.  The time-frame covered is from circa 1490 to the contemporary world. The resource offers

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Chinese Christian Posters: new web resource on our Religions Subject Guide

By Mary Fisk|March 4, 2019|Archival collections, Art and Archaeology, China and Inner Asia, History, Religion|

Web address:  https://ccposters.com/ Or link via our Religions Subject Guide for Christianity Hosted by the Center for Global Christianity and Mission at Boston University, the Chinese Christian Posters site brings together digitised copies of evangelistic posters used by Christian groups in China between 1927 and 1951. Content is drawn from a variety of Libraries and Archives around the world, including SOAS, the Salvation Army National Heritage Centre, Yale Divinity Library, the Billy Graham Center Archives

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New acquisitions for SOAS Library: Religions & Philosophy (November 2018 – January 2019)

By Mary Fisk|January 29, 2019|China and Inner Asia, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Philosophy, Religion, South Asia|

RELIGIONS This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Study of Religions collections between November 2018 and January 2019 Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that some e-book content (notably eBook Central and Dawsonera) is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in Comparative and thematic New themes, new styles in the

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New acquisitions for SOAS Library: History (November 2018 – January 2019)

By Mary Fisk|January 29, 2019|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, South Asia, South East Asia|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the History collections between November 2018 and January 2019 Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that some e-book content (notably eBook Central and Dawsonera) is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in  Comparative and thematic The regional cold wars in Europe, East Asia, and

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New acquisitions for SOAS Library: Ancient Near East, Semitics & Judaica (November 2018 – January 2019)

By Mary Fisk|January 29, 2019|Ancient Near East, Art and Archaeology, History, Religion, Semitics & Judaica|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library in the field of Ancient Near Eastern studies, Semitics and Judaica between November 2018 and January 2019. Please note that this section of the Library also includes material on the history and politics of modern Israel / Palestine. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that some e-book content

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