The following is a selective list of new titles received for the History collections in SOAS Library during June 2016 Click on the hyperlink to go through to the SOAS Library catalogue Comparative and thematic The triumph of numbers: how counting shaped modern life / I. Bernard Cohen. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10011055 Sex and control: venereal disease, colonial physicians, and indigenous agency in German colonialism, 1884-1914 / Daniel J. Walther – .
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
Africa Business & Industry The politics of African industrial policy : a comparative perspective / Lindsay Whitfield Film & Media Identity in postmillennial German film narratives on Africa / Shikuku Emmanuel Tsikhungu. Images of Africa : Creation, negotiation and subversion / Julia Gallagher. Through African eyes / editors, Mahen Bonetti and Prerana Reddy. History Understanding Africa / E. Jefferson Murphy ; illustrated by Louise E. Jefferson. Literature Mysteries of Africa
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
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
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
Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Engraved on stone: Mesopotamian cylinder seals and seal inscriptions in the old Babylonian period / by Rony Feingold. – Nineveh and its remains: the gripping journals of the man who discovered the buried Assyrian cities / Austen Henry Layard. [reprint of work originally published in 1849] Remembering the dead in the ancient Near East: recent contributions from bioarchaeology and mortuary archaeology / [edited by] Benjamin W.
Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Poetic heroes: literary commemorations of warriors and warrior culture in the early Biblical world / Mark S. Smith. Proceedings of the Eighth International Congress of Hittitology : Warsaw, 5-9 September 2011 / edited by Piotr Taracha with the assistance of Magdalena Kepelus. Entre les fleuves – II : D’Assur à Mari et au-delà / [edited by] Nele Ziegler and Eva Cancik-Kirschbaum The sacrificial economy: assessors, contractors,
General & comparative Visualizing knowledge and creating meaning in ancient writing systems / edited by Shai Gordin State, faith, and nation in Ottoman and post-Ottoman lands / Frederick F. Anscombe Africa Contesting Caprivi: a history of colonial isolation and regional nationalism in Namibia Africa (4th edn) / edited by Maria Grosz-Ngaté, John H. Hanson, and Patrick O’Meara Dead was everything / Keith Smith The death penalty in Africa: foundations and
E-Books South Asian Feminisms / Ania Loomba, & Ritty A. Lukose. Public administration in South Asia : India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan / edited by Meghna Sabharwal and Evan M. Berman. Books Reform and productivity growth in India : issues and trends in the labour markets / Dibyendu Maiti. Development and public health in the Himalaya / edited by Ian Harper. Participolis : consent and contention in neoliberal urban India /