Comparative and thematic Essaying the past: how to read, write, and think about history / Jim Cullen. –[2 edn] [also available as an e-book] Using film as a source / Sian Barber Controversial history education in Asian contexts / edited by Mark Baildon, Loh Kah Seng, Ivy Maria Lim, Gül Inanç, and Junaidah Jaffar– China and Tibet Japanese Taiwan: colonial rule and its contested legacy / edited by Andrew D.
Reproduced with permission from LSE’s Heather Dawson’s excellent “social science sites of the week” email- a round up of new and interesting news for Social Scientists. Thanks Heather! Amnesty international annual review of the Death Penalty. The Amnesty international annual review of the Death Penalty was released this week. See which country executed the most people. The site also has images and video content. Also useful is the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty which
E-books Egypt in the reign of Muhammad Ali / Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid Marsot [Available from Cambridge Books Online]. Wars of imperial conquest in Africa, 1830-1914 / Bruce Vandervort [Available from ebrary] South Africa: a modern history / T.R.H. Davenport and Christopher Saunders; foreword by Desmond Tutu (5th edition) [Available from Dawsonera] Books Representing Israel in modern Egypt: ideas, intellectuals and foreign policy from Nasser to Mubarak / Ewan Stein In
Database updates China Academic Journals (CAJ) 中国期刊全文数据库 now includes masters theses and doctoral dissertations The popular Chinese language database now includes access to masters theses (1999-2012) and doctoral dissertations (2000-2012). These can be searched or browsed individually or cross searched with all of our other CAJ packages. A small percentage of the articles are images which can be converted to text-based articles by using the OCR button. http://oversea.cnki.net/ [On-campus] http://bit.ly/CAJTheses
Canadian foreign policy in Africa : regional approaches to peace, security, and development / Edward Ansah Akuffo. A double-edged sword : a quest for a place in the African sun : archival records on the formation and missions of the Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa / Nkosi S.P. Holomisa Slave emancipation and racial attitudes in nineteenth-century South Africa / R.L. Watson. Africa, the lost decades / by Samuel
The face of Jizō : image and cult in medieval Japanese Buddhism / Hank Glassman. Bonds of the dead : temples, burial, and the transformation of contemporary Japanese Buddhism / Mark Michael Rowe Japan’s shrinking regions in the 21st century / Peter Matanle and Anthony S. Rausch with the Shrinking Regions Research Group. Passionate friendship : the aesthetics of girls’ culture in Japan / Deborah Shamoon. The Okinawan diaspora in