History – June 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|July 9, 2014|History|0 comments

General & comparative Connecting histories of education: transnational and cross-cultural exchanges in (post-) colonial education / edited by Barnita Bagchi, Eckhardt Fuchs, and Kate Rousmaniere. Religion, language and community in the Roman Near East: Constantine to Muhammad / Fergus Millar. China & Tibet The capital of the Yuan Dynasty / by Gaohua Chen. Lost colony: the untold story of China’s first great victory over the West / Tonio Andrade. Japan

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Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – June 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|July 7, 2014|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations La tour de Babylone : Etudes et recherches sur les monuments de Babylone / Béatrice André-Salvini (dir.) Apprendre le hourrite / Arnaud Fournet Interpretations of Sinuhe : inspired by two passages (proceedings of a workshop held at Leiden University, 27-29 November 2009) / ed. by Harold M. Hays, Frank Federer and Ludwig D. Morenz. Personal names in ancient Anatolia / edited by Robert Parker. Comment devient-on

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History – April 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|May 9, 2014|History|0 comments

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

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History – March 2014.

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|April 15, 2014|History|0 comments

General & comparative The look of the past: visual and material evidence in historical practice / Ludmilla Jordanova. Visualizing beauty: gender and ideology in modern East Asia / edited by Aida Yuen Wong. A brief history of Chinese and Japanese civilizations [4th edition] / Conrad Schirokauer … [et al.]. Decolonisation: the British experience since 1945 [2nd edition] / Nicholas J. White. History on film/film on history [2nd edition] / Robert

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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 – November 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|December 6, 2013|History|0 comments

Macau: the formation of a global city / edited by C.X. George Wei. Cisneros y la conquista española del norte de África : cruzada, política y arte de la guerra / Beatriz Alonso Acero. Research methods for history / edited by Simon Gunn and Lucy Faire. [also available as an e-book from ebrary] From reliable sources: an introduction to historical methods / Martha Howell and Walter Prevenier. Women shall not

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Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – November 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|December 5, 2013|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Approaching rituals in ancient cultures: Questioni di Rito: Rituali come Fonte di Conoscenza delle Religioni e delle Concezioni del Mondo nelle Culture Antiche, proceedings of the conference, November 28-30, 2011, Roma / edited by Claus Ambos and Lorenzo Verderame.  Frühe Götterdarstellungen in Mesopotamien / Eva Andrea Braun-Holzinger Die Wahrsagekunst im Alten Orient : Zeichen des Himmels und der Erde / Stefan M. Maul Etudes Ougaritiques III

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History – October 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|November 14, 2013|History|0 comments

Cultural encounters during the Crusades / edited by Kurt Villads Jensen, Kirsi Salonen, Helle Vogt. Monarchy and modernity in Egypt: politics, Islam and neo-colonialism between the wars / James Whidden.  The military collapse of China’s Ming Dynasty, 1618-44 / by Kenneth M. Swope.   Not even my name: from a death march in Turkey to a new home in America, a young girl’s true story of genocide and survival /

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Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – October 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|November 13, 2013|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

e-books Violence, nonviolence, and the Palestinian national movement / Wendy Pearlman. [e-book via Cambridge Books Online] Struggle and survival in Palestine/Israel / edited by Mark LeVine and Gershon Shafir. [e-book via ebrary] Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations De Hattusa à Memphis: Jacques Freu in honorem / Michel Mazoyer. Les religieuses et le culte de Marduk dans le royaume de Babylone / Lucile Barberon. Neo-Babylonian documents from Sippar pertaining to the cult

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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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