History – December 2014 and January 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|February 23, 2015|History|0 comments

General & thematic Into new territory: American historians and the concept of US imperialism / James G. Morgan Travel narratives from the age of discovery: an anthology / edited by Peter C. Mancall   Thinking history globally / Diego Olstein Hinterlands and commodities: place, space, time and the political economic development of Asia over the long eighteenth century / edited by Tsukasa Mizushima, George Bryan Souza and Dennis O’Flynn Chinese and

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History – August 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|September 25, 2014|History|0 comments

General and comparative The Oxford history of historical writing [Vol.2: 400-1400]/ Daniel Woolf, general editor. The Oxford handbook of the history of medicine / edited by Mark Jackson.  Africa An African in Paris / Bernard Binlin Dadié ; translated by Karen C. Hatch. Blue dahlia, black gold: a journey into Angola / Daniel Metcalfe Lost and found in Johannesburg, a memoir / Mark Gevisser. Good morning, Mr Mandela / by

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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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Mapping your statistical information

By Victoria Bird|January 30, 2014|Economics, Financial and Management Studies|18 comments

Want to do something a bit special with your research data? Here are some suggestions of sites that allow you to map it- so you can have a pictorial representation, or cartogram. Cartogrammer: http://cartogrammar.edina.ac.uk An EDINA site, Cartogrammar contains resources (digital images etc), shared on a worldwide basis under the terms of a Creative Commons (CC) licence. You can also create your own cartograms.

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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Where in the world?

By Dominique Akhoun-Schwarb|December 17, 2012|Politics and International Relations|0 comments

Finding up-to-date and reliable maps that accurately reflect the impact of unrest or natural disaster can be very tricky. Here are a few pointers. UNOSAT‘s* latest satellite map releases shows Al Zaatari Refugee Camp, with ongoing updates likely. Other maps recently produced include the Yida refugee camp in South Sudan, floods on the Chad/Cameroon border and a Satellite Analysis of Standing Waters in Rivers State, Nigeria. The UN cartographic section also has general and

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South Asia – April 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|April 30, 2012|South Asia|0 comments

Mapping India/ Manosi Lahiri. Landmark churches of India / Shubhi Sood. Himalayan traditional architecture : with special reference to the western Himalayan region / O.C. Handa. Lost monuments of Lucknow / Saiyed Anwer Abbas. White & black : journey to the centre of imperial Calcutta / photographs, Christopher Taylor ; text, Soumitra Das ; foreword, Olaf Van Cleef. Buddhist paintings of Tun-Huang in the National Museum, New Delhi / Lokesh

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