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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International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage (new on open-access)

By Mary Fisk|February 23, 2015|Anthropology and Sociology, Religions|0 comments

The International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage (IJRTP) was founded by an international group of researchers – the Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage Expert Group – in 2013 and is published by the Dublin Institute of Technology. The journal is a member of DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) Content has a global cover, and includes thematic and cross-disciplinary articles as well as those focusing on a particular faith or

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Who Owns Antiquity? Museums, Repatriation, and Armed Conflict

By Mary Fisk|January 13, 2014|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Archival collections, Art and Archaeology, History|0 comments

Brian Rose (Penn State University) gave a lecture at Stanford Humanities Center on 4October 2013: “Who Owns Antiquity? Museums, Repatriation, and Armed Conflict“. The video of that lecture is now posted online: <http://www.stanford.edu/dept/classics/cgi-bin/web/node/4879> It is posted on Apple’s iTunes (about an hour): <https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/who-owns-antiquity-museums/id385665061?i=194306743&mt=2>. (notice posted on the Agade mailing list by A.J. Cave on 10th January 2014)

Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – April 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|April 25, 2013|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations The Cyrus cylinder: the great Persian edict from Babylon / edited by I.L. Finkel The archive of Mušēzib-Marduk, son of Kiribtu and descendant of Sîn-nāṣir : a landowner and property developer at Uruk in the seventh century BC / Grant Frame. Commerce and colonization in the Mediterranean Bronze Age / Maria Eugenia Aubet. The Philistines and other “sea peoples” in text and archaeology / edited by

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History – February 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 5, 2013|History|0 comments

The second Ottoman Empire: political and social transformation in the early modern world / Baki Tezcan. Fighting the Mau Mau: the British army and counterinsurgency in the Kenya Emergency India in the world economy: from antiquity to the present / Tirthankar Roy. Indigo plantations and science in colonial India / Prakash Kumar. Writing the history of the global: challenges for the twenty-first century / edited by Maxine Berg. Seleucid dissolution:

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History – May 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|June 14, 2012|History|0 comments

Extreme collecting : challenging practices for 21st century museums / edited by Graeme Were and J.C.H. King. Why the West rules – for now : the patterns of history and what they reveal about the future / Ian Morris. Starting with food : culinary approaches to Ottoman history / edited by Amy Singer.