SOAS Library has recently acquired both print and electronic subscriptions to the new Brill journal Sociology of Islam from Vol.1 (2013) onward. The publishers state that the journal will cover the “modern social, political and economic transformations in Muslim Societies through the lens of sociological analysis, social theory, industrialization, modernity, social movements, secularism and political economy” We are awaiting the arrival of the print issues, but e-access is now live
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.
Comparative & thematic God’s Chosen People: Judah Halevi’s ‘Kuzari’ and the Shīʻī Imām doctrine / Ehud Krinis ; translated by Ann Brener and Tamar Liza Cohen. Jews, Christians, and Muslims in medieval and early modern times: a festschrift in honor of Mark R. Cohen / edited by Arnold Franklin, Roxani Margariti, Marina Rustow, Uriel Simonsohn. Media portrayals of religion and the secular sacred: representation and change / by Kim Knott,
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
e-books The genesis of the bodhisattva ideal / Anālayo ; [Center for Buddhist Studies, University of Hamburg]. [open-access e-book via University of Hamburg] The Palaeolithic origins of human burial / Paul Pettitt [e-book via ebrary] Introduction to the history of Indian Buddhism / by Eugène Burnouf; translated by Katia Buffetrille and Donald S. Lopez Jr. [e-book via ebrary] Books Les religieuses et le culte de Marduk dans le royaume de
e-books Sufism and society: arrangements of the mystical in the Muslim world, 1200-1800 / edited by John J. Curry and Erik S. Ohlander. [e-book from Dawsonera] Mahāyāna Buddhism: the doctrinal foundations / Paul Williams. [e-book from ebrary] Yoga traveling : bodily practice in transcultural perspective / Beatrix Hauser, editor. [e-book from Dawsonera] Zoroastrianism: an introduction / Jenny Rose. [e-book from ebrary] What the Buddha thought / Richard Gombrich. [e-book from
e-books e-books are available to SOAS staff and students only, on or off-campus. Sinister yogis / David Gordon White – ebrary The origins of yoga and tantra : Indic religions to the thirteenth century / Geoffrey Samuel – Dawsonera Yoga body: the origins of modern posture practice / Mark Singleton – Dawsonera Introducing world Christianity / edited by Charles E. Farhadian – Dawsonera Endings: a sociology of death and dying / Michael C. Kearl. – Dawsonera