Selected new acquisitions for History: June 2016

By Mary Fisk|July 4, 2016|Africa, Art and Archaeology, China and Inner Asia, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

The following is a selective list of new titles received for the History collections in SOAS Library during June 2016

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Comparative and thematic

The triumph of numbers: how counting shaped modern life / I. Bernard Cohen. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10011055

Sex and control: venereal disease, colonial physicians, and indigenous agency in German colonialism, 1884-1914 / Daniel J. Walther – . https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10016498

The wandering throne of Solomon: objects and tales of kingship in the Medieval Mediterranean / by Allegra Iafrate – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10016639

Globalization of knowledge in the post-antique Mediterranean, 700-1500 / edited by Sonja Brentjes and Jürgen Renn – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017413

 Aventures extraordinaires 1911-1921 / Henry de Monfreid ; commentaires et notes de Guillaume de Monfreid – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018425

 The Oral History Reader  [3rd edn.] / edited by Robert Perks and Alistair Thomsonhttps://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018589 [also available as an e-book]

 Secret passions, secret remedies: narcotic drugs in British society, 1820-1930 / Terry M. Parssinen – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10025340

Africa

 East Africa

Subjects of empires/citizens of states: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia / Samson A. Bezabeh – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018081

Thunder from the mountains: Mau Mau patriotic songs / edited by Maina wa Kinyatti – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10025272

 James Beauttah, freedom fighter / by John Spencer – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10025273

Central Asia

Threads of empire: loyalty and tsarist authority in Bashkiria, 1552-1917 / Charles Steinwedel – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018427

The history of Central Asia [Vol.3]  / Christoph Baumer – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/805283

 

China and Tibet

Setting off from Macau: essays on Jesuit history during the Ming and Qing dynasties / by Tang Kaijian –  https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017007

The Cultural Revolution: a people’s history, 1962-1976 / Frank Dikötter – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017504

Defining and defending the Open Door Policy: Theodore Roosevelt and China, 1901-1909 / Gregory Moore. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018253

China since 1949 [3rd edn.] / Linda Bensonhttps://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017437

 Uyghur nation: reform and revolution on the Russia-China frontier / David Brophy – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018433

Near and Middle East

Lire et écrire l’histoire ottomane / sous la direction de Vanessa Guéno, Stefan Knost. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10013941

The Byzantine Turks, 1204-1461 / by Rustam Shukurov – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018432

Eastern Rome and the rise of Islam: history and prophecy / Olof Heilo – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10016923

The Ottoman culture of defeat: the Balkan Wars and their aftermath / Eyal Ginio – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017666

Slaves of one master: globalization and slavery in Arabia in the age of empire / Matthew S. Hopper – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/1001781

 Le négoce des lieux saints: négociants hadramis de Djedda, 1850-1950 / Philippe Pétriat – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018426

A cultural history of the Ottomans: the imperial elite and its artefacts / Suraiya Faroghi – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018581

 South Asia

India and the First World War: ‘if I die here, who will remember me?’ / Vedica Kant ; foreword by Amitav Ghosh. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10016269

Images of India in British fiction: Anglo-India vs. the metropolis / Sebastian Horstmann – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10016924

Darjeeling: the colorful history and precarious fate of the world’s greatest tea / Jeff Koehler – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018082

Constitution making in Asia: decolonisation and state-building in the aftermath of the British Empire / edited by H. Kumarasingham – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018580

A long watch: war, captivity and return in Sri Lanka / Commodore Ajith Boyagoda as told to Sunila Galappatti – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018703

 

 Southeast Asia

South Vietnamese soldiers – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10015653

Atlas ilustrado Filipinas española – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10016044

 

E-books

The oral history reader [3rd edn.] / edited by Robert Perks and Alistair Thomson – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018688

Reassessing orientalism: interlocking orientologies during the Cold War / edited by Michael Kemper and Artemy M. Kalinovsky.- https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018490

War in the modern world since 1815 / edited by Jeremy Black – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10025011

Muslims of Latin Christendom, ca. 1050-1614 / Brian Catlos, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of California, Santa Cruz – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10032754

Britain and China, 1840-1970: empire, finance and war / edited by Robert Bickers and Jonathan J. Howlett – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10029938

History of the Opium problem [electronic resource]: the assault on the East, ca. 1600-1950 / by Hans Derks. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10029939

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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