Religions – September and October 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|November 5, 2015|Religions|

Comparative and thematic A noble death: suicide and martyrdom among Christians and Jews in antiquity / Arthur J. Droge, James D. Tabor. Bones: ancient men and modern myths / Lewis R. Binford ; with a foreword by F. Clark Howell The study of religion under the impact of fascism / edited by Horst Junginger Hermeneutics, politics, and the history of religions: the contested legacies of Joachim Wach and Mircea Eliade

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History – December 2013 and January 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|February 27, 2014|History|0 comments

General & Comparative Farewell to Salonika: city at the crossroads / Leon Sciaky. Transatlantic slavery: an introduction / [text by Richard Benjamin … and David Fleming]. Borders: a very short introduction / Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen.  Red stamps and gold stars: fieldwork dilemmas in upland socialist Asia / edited by Sarah Turner Early modern things: objects and their histories, 1500-1800 / edited by Paula Findlen. Medicine and colonialism:

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History – August 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|August 30, 2013|History|0 comments

Afghanistan: graveyard of empires: a new history of the borderlands / David Isby Playing the great game: Britain, war and politics in Afghanistan since 1839 / Edmund Yorke ; [foreword by Ed Butler]. Cotton: the fabric that made the modern world / Giorgio Riello. The undivided past: history beyond our differences / David Cannadine.  Crisis and continuity at the Abbasid court : formal and informal politics in the caliphate of

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Religions – May 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|May 30, 2013|Religions|0 comments

E-books Encyclopedia of Hinduism / edited by Denise Cush, Catherine Robinson, Michael York. Books The logic of law-making in Islam: women and prayer in the legal tradition / Behnam Sadeghi. Receptacle of the sacred: illustrated manuscripts and the Buddhist book cult in South Asia / Jinah Kim. Not quite shamans: spirit worlds and political lives in northern Mongolia / Morten Axel Pedersen. Inquisition in early Islam: the competition for political

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