History – March 2014.

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|April 15, 2014|History|0 comments

General & comparative The look of the past: visual and material evidence in historical practice / Ludmilla Jordanova. Visualizing beauty: gender and ideology in modern East Asia / edited by Aida Yuen Wong. A brief history of Chinese and Japanese civilizations [4th edition] / Conrad Schirokauer … [et al.]. Decolonisation: the British experience since 1945 [2nd edition] / Nicholas J. White. History on film/film on history [2nd edition] / Robert

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South Asia – February 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 11, 2014|South Asia|0 comments

Fashion India : spectacular capitalism / edited by Tereza Kuldova. Dying wisdom : rise, fall and potential of India’s traditional water harvesting systems / editors, Anil Agarwal and Sunita Narain. Partitioned lives : migrants, refugees, citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-1965 / Haimanti Roy. Edge of empire : the British political officer and tribal administration on the North-West Frontier, 1877-1947 / Christian Tripodi. The life style of the eunuchs /

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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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Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – December 2013 and January 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|February 7, 2014|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Cyrus the Great: an ancient Iranian king / edited by Touraj Daryaee  “Thus speaks Ishtar of Arbela”: prophecy in Israel, Assyria, and Egypt in the Neo-Assyrian period / edited by Robert P. Gordon and Hans M. Barstad. Models of Mesopotamian landscapes: how small-scale processes contributed to the growth of early civilizations / edited by T.J. Wilkinson, McGuire Gibson and Magnus Widell  Literature as politics, politics as

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Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica – October 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|January 2, 2014|Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica|0 comments

Islam Towards an Islamic enlightenment : the Gülen movement / M. Hakan Yavuz. Les Maîtres Soufis et leurs disciples, IIIe – Ve siècles de l’hégire (IXe – XIe s.) : enseignement, formation et transmission / sous la direction de Geneviève Gobillot et Jean-Jacques Thibon. Women of Sufism : a hidden treasure / selected and edited by Camille Adams Helminski. Law and piety in medieval Islam / Megan H. Reid. The

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Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – November 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|December 5, 2013|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Approaching rituals in ancient cultures: Questioni di Rito: Rituali come Fonte di Conoscenza delle Religioni e delle Concezioni del Mondo nelle Culture Antiche, proceedings of the conference, November 28-30, 2011, Roma / edited by Claus Ambos and Lorenzo Verderame.  Frühe Götterdarstellungen in Mesopotamien / Eva Andrea Braun-Holzinger Die Wahrsagekunst im Alten Orient : Zeichen des Himmels und der Erde / Stefan M. Maul Etudes Ougaritiques III

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History – September 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|October 9, 2013|History|0 comments

e-books The rise of fiscal states: a global history, 1500-1914 / edited by Bartolomé Yun-Casalilla, Patrick K. O’Brien ; with Franciso Comín Comín. [e-book from Dawsonera] Akbar / André Wink [e-book fro Dawsonera] The Crusades: a very short introduction / Christopher Tyerman [e-book from ebrary] Western imperialism in the Middle East 1914-1958 / D.K. Fieldhouse. [e-book from ebrary] Books Empire, global coloniality and African subjectivity / Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni. Homer’s Turk: how classics

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Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – October 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|November 5, 2012|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations The arrows of the sun: armed forces in Sippar in the first millennium BC / by John MacGinnnis ; with copies of the cuneiform texts by Cornelia Wunsch New inscriptions and seals relating to the Biblical world / by Meir Lubetski Ancient Aramaic documents from Bactria / edited by Joseph Naveh and Shaul Shaked  Jewish Studies Shoshannat Yaaqov : Jewish and Iranian studies in honor of

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History – October 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|November 2, 2012|History|0 comments

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

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History – July 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|August 4, 2012|History|0 comments

Arming the periphery: the arms trade in the Indian Ocean during the age of global empire / by Emrys Chew Posing for posterity: royal Indian portraits / Pramod Kumar K.G. ; foreword by H.R.H. Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar of Udaipur. (isbn 9781780762494) The company-state: corporate sovereignty and the early modern foundation of the British Empire in India / Philip J. Stern. Best of enemies: a history of US and Middle

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