History collections: March additions

By Mary Fisk|March 31, 2016|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, Korea, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

This is a selection of titles (print and electronic) added to the History collections during March 2016. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the Library catalogue entry

Comparative and thematic

Cosmopolitanism and the Middle Ages / edited by John M. Ganim and Shayne Aaron Legassie – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10012427

  • Europe, medieval history, cosmopolitanism, literature (medieval), cross-cultural influences

 The Red Sea: in search of lost space / Alexis Wick – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10012790

  • Red Sea region, history (multi-period), trade and commerce, political history, economic history, cultural history

Au nom de l’art, 1933-1945: exils, solidarités et engagements / Limore Yagil – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10011665

  • France, history (20th century), art history, National Socialism, art (political aspects), World War II (1939-1945)

In praise of forgetting: historical memory and its ironies / David Rieff – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10013326

  • Historiography, collective memory, memory (social aspects)

The guardians: the League of Nations and the crisis of empire / Susan Pedersen – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10013491

  • Imperialism, history (20th century), political history, international relations, League of Nations, Mandates, internationalism, anti-imperialist movements


Central Africa

La Guinée équatoriale aux Archives nationales : XVIIIe-début XXe siècles / Jacint Creus Boixaderas, Jean-Marc Lefebvre, Gustau Nerin… [et al.] ; préface et postface de Valérie de Wul – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10012496

  • Africa (Central), Equatorial Guinea, history (18th century), history (19th century), history (20th century), imperialism (French), colonies (French), archives (French), documentary sources

 West Africa

La résistance des Baatombu à la pénétration française dans le Haut-Dahomey, 1895-1915 : Saka Yerima ou l’injuste oubli / Djibril Mama Debourou. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10012495

  • Africa (West), Benin, history (19th century), history (20th century), imperialism (French), colonies (French), Bariba (African people)

China and Inner Asia

Unequal treaties and China / Jianlang Wang, translated by Li Tong – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10010058

  • China, history (17th century), history (18th century), history (19th century), history (20th century), political history, international relations, unequal treaties

Governing post-imperial Siberia and Mongolia, 1911-1924: Buddhism, socialism, and nationalism in state and autonomy building / Ivan Sablin – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10012254

  • Mongolia, Siberia, Russia (Federation), history (20th century), political history, nationalism, religion and politics, Buddhism and politics, socialism



Rationalizing Korea: the rise of the modern state, 1894-1945 / Kyung Moon Hwang – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10007028

  • Korea, history (19th century), history (20th century), political history, social policy, public administration

Middle East and Central Asia

World War I in Mesopotamia: the British and the Ottomans in Iraq / Nadia Atia – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10012452

  • Iraq, history (20th century), military history, political history, World War 1 (1914-1918)

Medicine and morality in Egypt: gender and sexuality in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / Sherry Sayed Gadelrab – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10012493

  • Egypt, history (19th century), history (20th century), history of medicine, social history, women in medicine, gender studies, women’s history, medical ethics

Muslim-Christian relations in late Ottoman Palestine: where nationalism and religion intersect / by Erik Freas – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10013341

  • Palestine, history (19th century), history (20th century), Ottoman Empire, interfaith relations, missionaries (Christian), missionaries (Palestine), Islam, religion and politics, nationalism

 Aleppo: the rise and fall of a world city / Philip Mansel – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10012760

  • Syria, Aleppo, history (multi-period), urban history, architectural history

Fall of the sultanate: the Great War and the end of the Ottoman Empire 1908-1922 / Ryan Gingeras – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10013345

  • Turkey, history (20th century), World War I (1914-1918), military history, political history, Ottoman Empire

Empire, church and society in the late Roman Near East Greeks, Jews, Syrians and Saracens: (collected studies, 2004-14) / Fergus Millar – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10012663

  • Judaism, Christianity, Roman Empire, Jewish history, Church history, Syriac language (texts), interfaith relations, Palestine (ancient), Middle East (ancient)

 South Asia

A history of modern South Asia: politics, states, diasporas / Ian Talbot – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10012451

  • India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, history (18th century), history (19th century), history (20th century), contemporary history, political history, economic history, military history, social history, population movements,

Southeast Asia

Vietnam War (1956-1975) / editor, Michael Shally-Jensen – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10010713

  • Vietnam, United States, history (20th century), political history, military history, Vietnam War (1956-1975), international relations, documentary sources


1956 Suez War and the New World Order in the Middle East [electronic resource] / Yagil Henkin – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10013440

  • Middle East, Egypt, history (20th century), political history, military history, Suez War (1956), Arab-Israeli conflict (1948-2967), international relations, e-books, Dawsonera

Imperial China, 1350-1900 [electronic resource] / Jonathan Porter – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10013445

  • China, history (multi-period), e-books, Dawsonera

Anglican enlightenment: Orientalism, religion and politics in England and its empire, 1648-1715 / William Bulman. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10014353

  • Imperialism (British), colonies (British), history (17th century), history (18th century), cultural history, social history, Orientalism, Church of England, religion and politics, e-books, Dawsonera




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