This is a selection of books acquired for the History collections in SOAS Library during September 2016. Click on the hyperlink to view the record on the Library catalogue. E-books will only be accessible to SOAS staff and students Comparative and thematic The power of place: rulers and their palaces, landscapes, cities, and holy places / David Rollason – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10045578 The white man’s world / Bill Schwarz – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10045701 The
General and thematic The true history of tea / Victor H. Mair & Erling Hoh Trophies, relics and curios? : Missionary heritage from Africa and the Pacific / edited by Karen Jacobs, Chantal Knowles, Chris Wingfield Guantánamo diary / Mohamedou Ould Slahi ; introduction by Larry Siems ; edited by Larry Siems Case studies in transmission / Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila, Ilkka Lindstedt, Robert Rollinger und Raija Mattila (Hgg.) The British industrial
Gertrude Bell (1868 – 1926) was a pioneering traveller whose deep interest in the language, culture, history and archaeology of the Near and Middle East led to her involvement in military intelligence in the area during the First World War and in its aftermath to play a leading role in the creation of the modern Iraqi state. She was also Honorary Director of Antiquities in Iraq and established the Iraq
General & Comparative Bible and cinema: an introduction / Adele Reinhartz. Thin description: ethnography and the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem / John L. Jackson, Jr. First light: a history of creation myths from Gilgamesh to the God particle / G.R. Evans. Anatheism: returning to God after God / Richard Kearney. The dynamics of coexistence in the Middle East: negotiating boundaries between Christians, Muslims, Jews and Samaritans in Palestine /
2010 International Seminar and Screening of Thai Cinema : proceedings, 16-18 April, 2010, Shanghai, China / [edited by Raksarn Wiwatsinudom … [et al.].]. A gentleman’s word : the legacy of Subhas Chandra Bose in Southeast Asia / Nilanjana Sengupta. An end to a war : a Japanese soldier’s experience of the 1945 death marches of North Borneo / written by Ueno Itsuyoshi, translated by Mika Reilly, edited by Richard W.