History: new acquisitions in SOAS Library: November 2017

By Mary Fisk|November 29, 2017|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, Japan, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions, South Asia, South East Asia|

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

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Comparative and thematic

The wars for Asia, 1911-1949 / S.C.M. Paine – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10240496

Against the grain: a deep history of the earliest states / James C. Scott. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10240896

True to their salt: indigenous personnel in Western armed forces / Rob Johnson – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10240943

Censored: a literary history of subversion and control. / Matthew Fellion and Katherine Inglis – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10241069

Black Tudors: the untold story / Miranda Kaufmann – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10241350

India, China, and the world: a connected history / Tansen Sen. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10241278

Colonial violence: European empires and the use of force / Dierk Walter; translated by Peter Lewis – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10242003

Destined for war: can America and China escape Thucydides’s trap? / Graham Allison. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10242132



North Africa

Reveries of the wild woman: primal scenes / Hélène Cixous; translated from the French by Beverley Bie Brahic. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10238663

West Africa

Soldiers in revolt: army mutinies in Africa / Maggie Dwyer – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10241398


China and Tibet

China and beyond in the mediaeval period: cultural crossings and inter-regional connections / edited by Dorothy C. Wong and Gustav Heldt. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10240536

A frontier made lawless: violence in upland Southwest China, 1800-1956 / Joseph Lawson. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10241295


Near and Middle East

Family life in the Ottoman Mediterranean: a social history / Beshara B. Doumani. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10240558

The impossible revolution: making sense of the Syrian tragedy / Yassin al-Haj Saleh ; foreword by Robin Yassin-Kassab. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10240579

Die Verwaltung Im Achamenidenreich / Administration in the Achaemenid Empire: Imperiale Muster Und Strukturen / Tracing the Imperial Signature / Herausgegeben von Bruno Jacobs, Wouter F. M Henkelman [und] Matthew W. Stolper – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10240717

The Ottoman threat and crusading on the eastern border of Christendom during the 15th century / by Liviu Pilat, Ovidiu Cristea. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10241383


Comparative and thematic

India, China, and the World: a connected history / Tansen Sen. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10241277

Truth, time and history: a philosophical inquiry / Sophie Botros. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10241655

The Routledge handbook of the history of settler colonialism / edited by Edward Cavanagh and Lorenzo Veracini. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10242201

The Scottish experience in Asia, c.1700 to the present: settlers and sojourners / T. M. Devine, Angela McCarthy, editors. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10242202

Protection and Empire: A Global History / edited by Lauren Benton, Adam Clulow, Bain Attwood – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10242231

A critique of archaeological reason: structural, digital and philosophical aspects of the excavated record / Giorgio Buccellati. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10242304

The uses of the Bible in Crusader sources / edited by Elizabeth Lapina, Nicholas Morton. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10242627

Thinking history globally / Diego Olstein. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10242770

Decisions for war, 1914 / edited by Keith Wilson. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10243028

Regional histories

China and Tibet

Moscow and the emergence of communist power in China, 1925-30 : the Nanchang Rising and the birth of the Red Army. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10243036

Indian Ocean region

Perspectives on French Colonial Madagascar / Eric T. Jennings – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10242230

Japan and Korea

Spaces in translation: Japanese gardens and the West / Christian Tagsold – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10240426

Near and Middle East

Medieval Jerusalem: forging an Islamic city in spaces sacred to Christians and Jews / Jacob Lassner. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10240498

The origins of the history of Oman: the Kitab al-ansab by al-Awtabi / edited by Daniela Amaldi. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10240715

Crusader Landscapes in the Medieval Levant: The Archaeology and History of the Latin East / edited by Micaela Sinibaldi, Kevin J. Lewis, Balázs Major and Jennifer A. Thompson, editorial consultant Peter W. Edbury – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10242406

South Asia

Call of empire: from the Highlands to Hindostan / Alexander Charles Baillie. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10242711

The Great Rebellion of 1857 in India: exploring transgressions, contests and diversities / edited by Biswamoy Pati. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10243037

Southeast Asia

Vietnam War: a Topical Exploration and Primary Source Collection / Willbanks – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10243035




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