History: new acquisitions in SOAS Library for June & July 2017

By Mary Fisk|July 31, 2017|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, Japan, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Politics, Religion, South Asia, South East Asia|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the History collections during June and July 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 Aby Warburg and the image in motion / by Philippe-Alain Michaud; translated by Sophie

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History – April 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|May 14, 2015|History|0 comments

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.

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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 – August 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|September 4, 2012|History|0 comments

A search for sovereignty: law and geography in European empires, 1400-1900 / Lauren Benton Tidings from Zion: Helen Bentwich’s letters from Jerusalem, 1919-1931 / edited by Jenifer Glynn. Pacific worlds: a history of seas, peoples, and cultures / Matt K. Matsuda¬† Victorian visions of global order: empire and international relations in nineteenth-century political thought / edited by Duncan Bell. The imperial security state: British colonial knowledge and empire-building in Asia

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Africa – April 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|April 30, 2012|Africa|0 comments

The cash dividend : the rise of cash transfer programs in Sub-Saharan Africa / Marito Garcia and Charity M. T. Moore. Prisoners of Prester John : the Portuguese mission to Ethiopia in search of the mythical king, 1520-1526 / Cates Baldridge. Gender and power in Sierra Leone : women chiefs of the last two centuries / by Lynda Day. The state and the social : state formation in Botswana and

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