History – September and October 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|November 3, 2015|History|

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

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Africa – December 2013 to July 2015.

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|August 26, 2015|Africa|

Africa Business & Industry The politics of African industrial policy : a comparative perspective / Lindsay Whitfield Film & Media Identity in postmillennial German film narratives on Africa / Shikuku Emmanuel Tsikhungu. Images of Africa : Creation, negotiation and subversion / Julia Gallagher. Through African eyes / editors, Mahen Bonetti and Prerana Reddy. History Understanding Africa / E. Jefferson Murphy ; illustrated by Louise E. Jefferson. Literature Mysteries of Africa

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History – May 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|June 15, 2015|History|0 comments

Comparative & thematic Sapiens: a brief history of humankind / Yuval Noah Harari. The transformation of the world: a global history of the nineteenth century / Jurgen Osterhammel. [also available as an e-book] Africa North Africa Dividing the Nile: Egypt’s ‘economic’ nationalists in the Sudan, 1918-1956 / David E. Mills China & Tibet Fateful ties: a history of America’s preoccupation with China / Gordon H. Chang. Writing, publishing, and reading

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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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Religions – March 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|May 12, 2015|Religions|0 comments

Comparative and thematic Sharing sacred spaces in the Mediterranean: Christians, Muslims, and Jews at shrines and sanctuaries / edited by Dionigi Albera and Maria Couroucli. Heirs to forgotten kingdoms: journeys into the disappearing religions of the Middle East / Gerard Russell After secularism: rethinking religion in global politics / Erin K. Wilson (also available as an e-book) Buddhism Muktālatāvadānam of Ksẹmendra : Sanskrit text, Tibetan version with Hindi, English translations

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History – March 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|May 11, 2015|History|0 comments

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

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History – February 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 31, 2015|History|0 comments

General and thematic Echoes of empire: memory, identity and the legacy of imperialism / Kalypso S. Nicolaidis, Berny Sebe & Gabrielle Maas The rise of the West: a history of the human community: with a retrospective essay / by William H. McNeill; drawings by Béla Petheö. Europe and the Islamic world: a history / John Tolan, Gilles Veinstein, and Henry Laurens   translated by Jane Marie Todd with a foreword by

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History – December 2014 and January 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|February 23, 2015|History|0 comments

General & thematic Into new territory: American historians and the concept of US imperialism / James G. Morgan Travel narratives from the age of discovery: an anthology / edited by Peter C. Mancall   Thinking history globally / Diego Olstein Hinterlands and commodities: place, space, time and the political economic development of Asia over the long eighteenth century / edited by Tsukasa Mizushima, George Bryan Souza and Dennis O’Flynn Chinese and

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Religions – October 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|December 4, 2014|Religions|0 comments

Comparative and thematic Material culture and Asian religions: text, image, object / edited by Benjamin J. Fleming and Richard D. Mann. Objects of worship in South Asian religions: forms, practices and meanings / edited by Knut A. Jacobsen, Mikael Aktor, Kristina Myrvold The family of Abraham: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim interpretations / Carol Bakhos Unbelievable: why we believe and why we don’t / Graham Ward. Religion in development: rewriting the

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Conference Notification: Christianity in the Contemporary Middle East (November 2014)

By Mary Fisk|October 21, 2014|Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions|0 comments

A conference on “Christianity in the contemporary Middle East’ will  held in Oxford on 1st November 9.30-600. pm, hosted by the Las Casas Institute, Blackfriars Hall, Oxford,in association with the Centre for Eastern Christianity and the Centre for Christianity and Interreligious Dialogue, Heythrop College (University of London) Registration is open until Friday 24th October (http://www.heythrop.ac.uk/events/christianity-contemporary-middle-east) Programme; Presentations & Speakers Welcome – Martin Ganeri, O.P, Vice Regent, Blackfriars Hall, Oxford Christianity

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