History: new book acquisitions in October / November 2016

By Mary Fisk|December 1, 2016|Art and Archaeology, China and Inner Asia, History, Japan, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

This is a selection of new titles, both print and electronic, acquired by SOAS Library for the History collections in October / November 2016. Please note that only SOAS staff and students will have access to e-books Comparative and thematic The Silk Road: a new history with documents / Valerie Hansen – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10046376 A global history of modern historiography / Georg G. Iggers, Q. Edward Wang and Supriya Mukherjee –

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Selected new acquisitions for History: June 2016

By Mary Fisk|July 4, 2016|Africa, Art and Archaeology, China and Inner Asia, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

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 – .

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Anthropology and Sociology – December 2013 to July 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|August 19, 2015|Anthropology and Sociology|

Anthropomorphism Thinking with animals : new perspectives on anthropomorphism / edited by Lorraine Daston and Gregg Mitman. Art & Artefacts Making and growing : anthropological studies of organisms and artefacts / by Elizabeth Hallam and Tim Ingold. Australasia The Black pacific : anti-colonial struggles and oceanic connections / Robbie Shilliam. Community Community, cosmopolitanism and the problem of human commonality / Vered Amit and Nigel Rapport. East Asia Seeing transnationally :

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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 – 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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Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – April 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|May 8, 2014|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations State correspondence from the New Kingdom to the Roman Empire: the role of long-distance communication in the cohesion of early empires / edited by Karen Radner. Hittites: an Anatolian Empire / Metin Alparslan, Meltem Alparslan-Dogan (eds.) = Hititler : bir Anadolu imparatorlugu / Metin Alparslan, Meltem Alparslan-Dogan (eds.) Götterwort in Menschenmund : Studien zur Prophetie in Assyrien, Israel und Juda / Manfred Weippert. Neo-Babylonian trial records

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History – February 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 6, 2014|History|0 comments

General & Comparative A cultural history of the human body / [general editors, Linda Kalof and William Bynum]. The encyclopedia of global human migration / edited by Immanuel Ness. Africa Orán-Mazalquivir, 1589-1639: una sociedad española en la frontera de Berbería / Beatriz Alonso Acero.  Where the Negroes are masters: an African port in the era of the slave trade / Randy J. Sparks. The ancient Red Sea port of Adulis

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History – July 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|August 2, 2013|History|0 comments

An intellectual history for India / edited by Shruti Kapila ; with an afterword by C.A. Bayly. The monetary history of Iran: from the Safavids to the Qajars / Rudi Mathhe, Willem Floor and Patrick Clawson. The politics of reproduction in Ottoman society, 1838-1900 / by Gülhan Balsoy African voices on slavery and the slave trade. Volume 1, The sources / edited by Alice Bellagamba, Sandra E. Greene, Martin A.

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