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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History – June and July 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|August 7, 2015|History|0 comments

Comparative & Thematic The material of world history / edited by Tina Mai Chen and David S. Churchill The Oxford handbook of environmental history / edited by Andrew C. Isenberg The great sea: a human history of the Mediterranean [updated edition] / David Abulafia. Empire by treaty: negotiating European expansion, 1600-1900 / edited by Saliha Belmessous. The pursuit of history: aims, methods and new directions in the study of history

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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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Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – October 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|December 5, 2014|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations The ark before Noah: decoding the story of the flood / Irving Finkel. Legend, history and the ancient city: Babylon / Michael Seymour. Die babylonischen Kudurru-Inschriften von der kassitischen bis zur frühneubabylonischen Zeit : untersucht unter besonderer Berücksichtigung gesellschafts- und rechtshistorischer Fragestellungen / Susanne Paulus.  Le droit de la vente a Emar / Lena Fijalkowska.  Orient und Okzident in hellenistischer Zeit : Beiträge zur Tagung “Orient

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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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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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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 – February 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 6, 2014|History|0 comments

General & Comparative A cultural history of the human body / [general editors, Linda Kalof and William Bynum]. The encyclopedia of global human migration / edited by Immanuel Ness. Africa Orán-Mazalquivir, 1589-1639: una sociedad española en la frontera de Berbería / Beatriz Alonso Acero.  Where the Negroes are masters: an African port in the era of the slave trade / Randy J. Sparks. The ancient Red Sea port of Adulis

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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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