History: new acquisitions February & March 2017

By Mary Fisk|March 31, 2017|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, Japan, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the History collections during February and March 2017. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that E-book content is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in Comparative and thematic The great convergence: information technology and the new globalization / Richard Baldwin – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10055303 Medicine and

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History – September and October 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|November 3, 2015|History|

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

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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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Two new resources for Jewish studies

By Mary Fisk|November 21, 2014|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Archival collections, History, Religions|0 comments

Ancient Jew Review (follow on Twitter at @ancientjew) is a web platform for the study of ancient Judaism containing “original pieces, surveys of the field, book reviews” and video content. It is edited by PhD students at Columbia and Yale Recent content includes Ayyssa Gray’s retrospective on her first book A Talmud in exile and a podcast interview with Dr Richard Kalmin of the Jewish Theological Seminary on his recently published

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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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Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica – August 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|September 30, 2013|Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica|0 comments

Islam Interpreting Avicenna : critical essays / edited by Peter Adamson. In the age of Averroes : Arabic philosophy in the sixth/twelfth century / edited by Peter Adamson. Islamic thought in the dialogue of cultures : a historical and bibliographical survey / By Hans Daiber. Tales of God’s friends : Islamic hagiography in translation / edited by John Renard. Striving in the path of God : Jihād and Martyrdom in

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Japan – May 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|May 2, 2012|Japan|0 comments

Japan’s local newspapers : Chihoshi and revitalization journalism / Anthony S. Rausch. Scream from the shadows : the women’s liberation movement in Japan / Setsu Shigematsu. Urban spaces in Japan / edited by Christoph Brumann and Evelyn Schulz. The evolution of Japan’s party system : politics and policy in an era of institutional change / edited by Leonard J. Schoppa. Japan’s transnational environmental policies : the case of environmental technology

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