Comparative and thematic The origins of the modern world: a global and environmental narrative from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century [3rd edition] / Robert B. Marks.-[also available in print] The Silk Roads: a new history of the world / Peter Frankopan Goods from the East, 1600-1800: trading Eurasia / [edited by] Maxine Berg ; with Felicia Gottman Hanna Hodacs, & Chris Nierstrasz Subverting empire: deviance and disorder in the
Comparative & Thematic The material of world history / edited by Tina Mai Chen and David S. Churchill The Oxford handbook of environmental history / edited by Andrew C. Isenberg The great sea: a human history of the Mediterranean [updated edition] / David Abulafia. Empire by treaty: negotiating European expansion, 1600-1900 / edited by Saliha Belmessous. The pursuit of history: aims, methods and new directions in the study of history
Comparative and thematic histories Mapping the end of empire: American and British strategic visions in the postwar world / Aiyaz Husain. History and popular memory: the power of story in moments of crisis / Paul A. Cohen. The lifeblood of war: logistics in armed conflict / Julian Thompson. Empires of vision: a reader / Martin Jay and Sumathi Ramaswamy, eds. The Princeton companion to Atlantic history / editor, Joseph C.
Comparative and thematic studies Death and the Afterlife / edited by Jacob Neusner. – Cannibal metaphysics: for a post-structural anthropology / Eduardo Viveiros de Castro translated and edited by Peter Skafish – The postsocialist religious question: faith and power in Central Asia and East-Central Europe / Chris Hann and the Civil Religion Group – The hip hop and religion reader / edited by Monica R. Miller and Anthony B. Pinn
We currently have trial access (until 20 Feb 2015) to the Armed Conflict Database (ACD) from the International Institute for Strategic Studies. The Armed Conflict Database monitors armed conflicts worldwide, focusing on political, military and humanitarian trends in current conflicts, whether they are local rebellions, long-term insurgencies, civil wars or inter-state conflicts. In addition to the comprehensive historical background for each conflict, the weekly timelines and the monthly updates, the
Comparative & Thematic Thinking, recording, and writing history in the ancient world / edited by Kurt A. Raaflaub. Activating the past: history and memory in the Black Atlantic world / ed. by Andrew Apter and Lauren Derby. The Cambridge history of capitalism / edited by Larry Neal and Jeffrey G. Williamson. The monks of Kublai Khan, emperor of China: medieval travels from China through Central Asia to Persia and the
Red star over Iraq : Iraqi communism before Saddam / Johan Franzén. Languages of love and hate : conflict, communication, and identity in the medieval Mediterranean / edited by Sarah Lambert and Helen Nicholson. Mongol rule in Seljuk Anatolia. The politics of conquest and history-writing 1243-1282. Sara ur Yildiz. The people want : a radical exploration of the Arab Uprising / Gilbert Achcar ; translated from the French by G.M.
Islam Understanding the Qur’an today / Mahmoud Hussein translated from the French by David Bond. The terrorist in search of humanity : militant Islam and global politics / Faisal Devji. Parcours de féministes musulmanes belges. De l’engagement dans l’islam aux droits des femmes? Ghaliya Djelloul. Islamic banking and finance : what it is and what it could be / editor, Tarek El Diwany Made with : the emerging alternative to
Islam Towards an Islamic enlightenment : the Gülen movement / M. Hakan Yavuz. Les Maîtres Soufis et leurs disciples, IIIe – Ve siècles de l’hégire (IXe – XIe s.) : enseignement, formation et transmission / sous la direction de Geneviève Gobillot et Jean-Jacques Thibon. Women of Sufism : a hidden treasure / selected and edited by Camille Adams Helminski. Law and piety in medieval Islam / Megan H. Reid. The
Following its ten years project entitled The integral study of the Silk Roads, Roads of Dialogue and following its consultation with member states, UNESCO has worked at establishing an online platform on the Silk Road in order to promote the outcomes of that former project. The UNESCO Silk Road Platform for Dialogue, Diversity and Development has been recently released. It is to be UNESCO’s unique platform for global exchange about