History: new acquisitions February & March 2017

By Mary Fisk|March 31, 2017|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, Japan, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the History collections during February and March 2017.

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

The great convergence: information technology and the new globalization / Richard Baldwin – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10055303

Medicine and empire, 1600-1960 / Pratik Chakrabarti. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10206580

Rape during civil war / Dara Kay Cohen – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10206773

Clausewitz on small war / Carl von Clausewitz; edited and translated by Christopher Daase and James W. Davis; with an introductory essay by James W. Davis. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10206774

Internationalisms: a twentieth-century history / edited by Glenda Sluga (University of Sydney), Patricia Clavin (University of Oxford) – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10206775

The concept of history: how ideas are constituted, transmitted and interpreted / by Dmitri Nikulin – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10206796

Writing history: a guide for students / William Kelleher Storey, Millsaps College – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10207010

The houses of history: a critical reader in history and theory / [selected and introduced by] Anna Green and Kathleen Troup.- https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10207011

What is urban history? / Shane Ewen – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10207017

What is gender history? / Sonya O. Rose – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10207052

Esoteric Buddhism in mediaeval maritime Asia: networks of masters, texts, icons / edited by Andrea Acri – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10053322

Cultural history and postmodernity: disciplinary readings and challenges / Mark Poster. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10214888

Europe after empire: decolonization, society, and culture / Elizabeth Buettner, University of Amsterdam. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10215189


East Africa

A history of modern Uganda / Richard J. Reid – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10213612

West Africa

Jihād in West Africa during the age of revolutions / Paul E. Lovejoy – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10206795

Southern Africa

Who killed Hammarskjold? : the UN, the Cold War and white supremacy in Africa [2nd edn.] / Susan Williams – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10206873

Sol Plaatje’s Native life in South Africa : past and present / edited by Janet Remmington, Brian Willan and Bhekizizwe Peterson ; foreword by Njabulo S. Ndebele – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10052516

 Central Asia

Molla Nasreddin : polemics, caricatures & satires / Slavs and Tatars; edited by Cristoph Keller – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10215190

China and Tibet

Libraries of Western learning for China: circulation of Western books between Europe and China in the Jesuit Mission (ca. 1650 – ca. 1750). Volume 1, Logistics of book aquisition and circulation / Noël Golvers. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10008754

The beautiful country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, 1776 to the present / John Pomfret. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10206891

The habitable city in China: urban history in the twentieth century / Toby Lincoln and Xu Tao – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10213312

Japan and Korea

White ghosts of Nagasaki / Ron Bryer – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050018

Near and Middle East

Semiramis’ legacy: the history of Persia according to Diodorus of Sicily / Jan Stronk. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10206636

Days of Ticho: empire, mandate, medicine, and art in the Holy Land / David M. Reifler. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/

Ships of the desert and ships of the sea: Palmyra in the world trade of the first three centuries CE / Eivind Heldaas Seland – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10213643

Prisons in the late Ottoman Empire: microcosms of modernity / Kent F. Schull.- https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10206735

Istanbul: a tale of three cities / Bettany Hughes – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10213874

Religion in the Achaemenid Persian empire: emerging Judaisms and trends / edited by Diana Edelman, Anne Fitzpatrick-McKinley, and Philippe Guillaume. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10206777

Ottoman rural societies and economies: Halcyon Days in Crete VIII : a symposium held in Rethymno 13-15 January 2012 / edited by Elias Kolovos. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10206686

Ctesias’ Persica and its Near Eastern context / Matt Waters. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10214049

The history of Afghanistan: Fayż Muḥammed Kātib Hazārah’s Sirāj al-tawārīkh. Volume 3, Conclusion. Volume 4 / edited and translated by R.D. McChesney and M.M. Khorrami. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10214306

South Asia

Colonial Lahore: a history of the city and beyond / Ian Talbot, Tahir Kamran – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10213781

Inglorious empire: what the British did to India / Shashi Tharoor. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10214007

Southeast Asia

The third force in the Vietnam Wars: the elusive search for peace 1954-75 / Sophie Quinn-Judge – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10052657

American imperial pastoral: the architecture of US colonialism in the Philippines / Rebecca Tinio McKenna. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10214052

Reporting the retreat: war correspondents in Burma, 1942 / Philip Woods – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10215227


Comparative and thematic

Cultures in contact [electronic resource]: world migrations in the second millennium / Dirk Hoerder – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10214947

What is migration history? / Christiane Harzig and Dirk Hoerder ; with Donna Gabaccia. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10214948

What is urban history? / Shane Ewen. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10215297

Gender and history / Susan Kingsley Kent. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10216159

Companion to historiography [electronic resource] / edited by Michael Bentley.- https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10215180

Historians on history: readings / edited and introduced by John Tosh – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10215182

Making history [electronic resource]: an introduction to the history and practices of a discipline / edited by Peter Lambert and Phillipp Schofield. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10215179

Religion in museums: global and multidisciplinary perspectives / edited by Gretchen Buggeln, Crispin Paine, and S. Brent Plate – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10215215

Britain, France, West Germany and the People’s Republic of China 1969-1982: the European dimension of China’s great transition / Martin Albers. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10215177

The lion’s share: a short history of British imperialism, 1850-2011 / Bernard Porter – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10215493

The key to power? : the culture of access in princely courts, 1400-1750 / edited by Dries Raeymaekers and Sebastiaan Derks. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10215214

Regional histories

Popular Muslim reactions to the Franks in the Levant, 1097-1291 / Alex Mallett – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10213725

WechselWirkungen : Austria-Hungary, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and the Western Balkans, 1878-1918 / edited by Clemens Ruthner, Diana Reynolds Cordileone, Ursula Reber, and Raymond Detrez – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10213905

Islam in West Africa: religion, society, and politics to 1800 / Nehemia Levtzion – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10214327

Scent from the Garden of Paradise: musk and the Medieval Islamic world / by Anya H. King – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10214831

Writing African history [electronic resource] / edited by John Edward Philips. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10215183

Sophist kings: Persians as other in Herodotus / Vernon L. Provencal – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10215229

The Ghazi sultans and the frontiers of Islam: a comparative study of the late medieval and early modern periods / Ali Anooshahr – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10215334

The medieval Islamic hospital: medicine, religion, and charity / Ahmed Ragab. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10215580

Ataturk : An Intellectual Biography. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10215968

The empire that would not die: the paradox of eastern Roman survival, 640-740 / John Haldon. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10216158

German religious women in late Ottoman Beirut: competing missions / by Julia Hauser – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10216312

Urban Autonomy in Medieval Islam : Damascus, Aleppo, Cordoba, Toledo, Valencia and Tunis / by Fukuzo Amabe. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10216303



Share this Post:

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>