Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – June and July 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|August 6, 2015|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Altbabylonisches Lehrbuch [2nd edition] / Michael P. Streck The witchcraft series Maqlû / by Tzvi Abusch The gods rich in praise: early Greek and Mesopotamian religious poetry / Christopher Metcalf Following the Man of Yamhad: settlement and territory at Old Babylonian Alalah / by Jacob Lauinger Ancient Assyria: a very short introduction / Karen Radner Incantation and anti-witchcraft texts from Ugarit / Gregorio del Olmo Lete

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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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Religions – April 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|May 15, 2015|Religions|0 comments

Comparative and thematic Religious identities in the Levant from Alexander to Muhammed : continuity and change / edited by Michael Blömer, Achim Lichtenberger, Rubina Raja. From your gods to our gods: a history of religion in Indian, South African, and British courts / Marco Ventura The end of conceit: western rationality after postcolonialism / Patrick Chabal. [also available as a e-book] After secularism: rethinking religion in global politics / Erin

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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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Free Trial to the FO Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan- 1947-1980

By Farzana Whitfield|May 8, 2015|Anthropology and Sociology, Archival collections, Economics, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Politics and International Relations, South Asia|0 comments

We have an exciting offer of a free trial to the FO Files for India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan for the period 1947-1980! Many departments, students and researchers will find this digital archive relevant and resourceful for a number of subject disciplines, including History, Politics, Development Studies, Economics, Near Middle Eastern Studies (Afghanistan), South East Asian Studies (Burma) and South Asian Studies. Access is from this link: www.archivesdirect.amdigital.co.uk/FO_India. When off site please

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Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – March 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|April 10, 2015|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations A city from the dawn of history: Erbil in the cuneiform sources / by John MacGinnis. Présence et pouvoir hittites à Ougarit : le cas des DUMU.LUGAL / Charlotte Lebrun. Documents of Judean exiles and West Semites in Babylonia in the collection of David Sofer / by Laurie E. Pearce and Cornelia Wunsch. Life, death, and coming of age in Antiquity: individual rites of passage in

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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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Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – February 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 27, 2015|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Engraved on stone: Mesopotamian cylinder seals and seal inscriptions in the old Babylonian period / by Rony Feingold. – Nineveh and its remains: the gripping journals of the man who discovered the buried Assyrian cities / Austen Henry Layard. [reprint of work originally published in 1849] Remembering the dead in the ancient Near East: recent contributions from bioarchaeology and mortuary archaeology / [edited by] Benjamin W.

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