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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SCOLMA Lunchtime Seminars 2019 – Textile Designs for Africa: a history in the archives – Julie Halls, The National Archives

By dsw|January 14, 2019|Africa, Archival collections, Art and Archaeology|

                                                                               LUNCHTIME SEMINAR SERIES 2019 Julie Halls The National Archives     Textile Designs for Africa: a history in the archives     13:00 – 14:00 Monday 11th February 2019 Room S311,

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Digitalback Books – virtual library platform for African titles

By dsw|November 5, 2018|Africa, Literature|

  Following a successful trial earlier this year the Library has subscribed to Digitalback Books. Digitalback Books is a virtual library platform enabling readers access to hundreds of titles from and about Africa and its diaspora. ” SOAS Library has a very impressive and absolutely enviable collection on Africa so being able to top up their current physical offering with titles from Digitalback Books is really exciting” says Digitalback Books

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New acquisitions in SOAS Library, August – October 2018: Philosophy

By Mary Fisk|October 29, 2018|Philosophy|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Philosophy collections between  August and October 2018. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that E-book content is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in  Comparative and thematic Wittgenstein, religion, and ethics: new perspectives from philosophy and theology / edited by Mikel Burley. –

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New acquisitions in SOAS Library: Religions (August – October 2018)

By Mary Fisk|October 29, 2018|Africa, Ancient Near East Semitics & Judaica, China and Inner Asia, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, South Asia|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Study of Religions collections between August and October  2018. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that E-book content is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in Comparative and thematic Seeking out the land: land of Israel traditions in ancient Jewish, Christian and Samaritan

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