Free FT report on Japanese economy and globalisation

By Victoria Bird|January 22, 2016|Economics, Financial and Management Studies, Japan|0 comments

The Financial Times last week published a special report on Japan and the World with some joint reporting by our new partners at Nikkei. It’s available free here: http://www.ft.com/reports/japan-and-world. The topics range from the change of mindset that Japanese CEOs say is necessary for Japan Inc to survive globalisation to a light-hearted column on how Japanese tourism has everything going for it except more tourists. The FT’s chief economics commentator Martin

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History – November 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|December 18, 2015|History|

Comparative and thematic The Palgrave encyclopedia of imperialism and anti-imperialism / edited by Immanuel Ness and Zak Cope In the museum of man: race, anthropology, and empire in France, 1850-1950 / Alice L. Conklin The global transformation of time: 1870-1950 / Vanessa Ogle The past is a foreign country – revisited / David Lowenthal Africa Pan-African themes Hunting Africa: British sport, African knowledge, and the nature of empire / Angela

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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 – 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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Anthropology and Sociology – Spring 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|May 27, 2015|Anthropology and Sociology|0 comments

Anthropology in theory: issues in epistemology / edited by Henrietta L. Moore and Todd Sanders Ruth Landes: a life in anthropology / Sally Cole The other face of the moon / by Lévi-Strauss, Claude The ground between: anthropologists engage philosophy / edited by Veena Das, Michael Jackson, Arthur Kleinman, and Bhrigupati Singh Ethnographies of uncertainty in Africa / edited by Elizabeth Cooper and David Pratten After the ancestors: an anthropologist’s

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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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Religions – February 2015

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

Comparative and thematic studies Death and the Afterlife / edited by Jacob Neusner.  – Cannibal metaphysics: for a post-structural anthropology / Eduardo Viveiros de Castro   translated and edited by Peter Skafish – The postsocialist religious question: faith and power in Central Asia and East-Central Europe / Chris Hann and the Civil Religion Group – The hip hop and religion reader / edited by Monica R. Miller and Anthony B. Pinn

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