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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New acquisitions for SOAS Library August – October 2018: History (regional collections)

By Mary Fisk|October 29, 2018|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, South Asia|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Regional History 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 Print Books European history The Russian Revolution: a view from the third world / Walter Rodney ; edited

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New acquisitions in SOAS Library August-October 2018: History (comparative and thematic subjects)

By Mary Fisk|October 29, 2018|History|

This is a selection of titles on comparative and thematic historical topics received by SOAS Library for the History 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 In print Empires and exchanges in Eurasian late antiquity: Rome, China, Iran, and

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New Acquisitions in SOAS Library, August – October 2018: Ancient Near East, Semitics & Judaica

By Mary Fisk|October 29, 2018|Ancient Near East Semitics & Judaica, Art and Archaeology, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Semitics & Judaica|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library in the field of Ancient Near Eastern studies, Semitics and Judaica between August and October 2018. 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 e-book content is accessible

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History Day 2018 will take place on 27th November. Book now!

By Mary Fisk|October 25, 2018|Archival collections, History, Libraries, Research methods|

This year’s History Day will be bigger and better than ever! Organised by Senate House Libraries and the Institute of Historical Research, it will take place in and around Senate House’s Beveridge Hall between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The event is aimed at history researchers at all levels, whether you are a PhD or MPhil student, an early career researcher, or writing an MA or undergraduate thesis. Or perhaps

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Philosophy: new acquisitions in SOAS Library, June & July 2018

By Mary Fisk|July 31, 2018|Philosophy|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Philosophy collections during June 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 Being no one : the self-model theory of subjectivity / Thomas Metzinger. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10269679 The feeling of what

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Religions: new acquisitions in SOAS Library, June & July 2018

By Mary Fisk|July 31, 2018|Africa, China and Inner Asia, Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica, Religion, South Asia|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Study of Religions collections during June and July 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 Jewish Christianity and the origins of Islam: papers presented at the colloquium held in

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History: new acquisitions in SOAS Library, June & July 2018

By Mary Fisk|July 31, 2018|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, Korea, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Philosophy, Religions, South Asia, South East Asia|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the History collections during June and July  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 Natives: race and class in the ruins of empire / Akala. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10286134 Unfabling the East:

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