Image courtesy of www.amazon.com Acclaimed photographer Amardeep Singh’s beautifully illustrated travelogue is a true labour of love. The author visited 36 cities in Pakistan to explore the region’s impact and influence on Sikh culture (and vice versa) – the resulting book’s photography and commentary offers a unique insight into West Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Pakistan Administered Kashmir. You can join Amardeep at the Bradford Literature Festival for an enlightening event
Image courtesy of Open Book Publishers Francesca Orsini- SOAS professor of Hindi and South Asian Literature has a recently published book out titled: Telling and Texts music, literature and performance In North India. Examining materials from early modern and contemporary North India and Pakistan, Tellings and Texts brings together seventeen first-rate papers on the relations between written and oral texts, their performance, and the musical traditions these performances have entailed.
Comparative and thematic Essaying the past: how to read, write, and think about history / Jim Cullen. –[2 edn] [also available as an e-book] Using film as a source / Sian Barber Controversial history education in Asian contexts / edited by Mark Baildon, Loh Kah Seng, Ivy Maria Lim, Gül Inanç, and Junaidah Jaffar– China and Tibet Japanese Taiwan: colonial rule and its contested legacy / edited by Andrew D.
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.
We have an exciting offer of a free trial to the FO Files for India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan for the period 1947-1980! Many departments, students and researchers will find this digital archive relevant and resourceful for a number of subject disciplines, including History, Politics, Development Studies, Economics, Near Middle Eastern Studies (Afghanistan), South East Asian Studies (Burma) and South Asian Studies. Access is from this link: www.archivesdirect.amdigital.co.uk/FO_India. When off site please
Trial access to SCC Online database of full text case law, legislation and law journal articles from Asia & Africa
From today until 16 May 2015 we have trial access to SCC Online, a full text database of case law, legislation and journal articles from a variety of Asian & African jurisdictions. The main focus of the database is on case law, legislation and journal articles (15 titles) from India. It also has comprehensive coverage of case law from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka and more limited coverage of case
Manupatra, the full text database of case law and legislation from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka has, until now, only been available on-campus. From today it can also be accessed off-campus. To access simply go to the SOAS Library A-Z list of databases & click on the off-campus link.
Balochistan is the largest of the four provinces of Pakistan and possesses a rich variety of languages, resources, civilization and culture. The province is located at the geographical intersection and cultural crossroads of South Asia, Central Asia, and the Middle East. As a result, it is one of the richest areas in the country in terms of antiquities, archaeological sites, and historical archives. Balochistan Archives is the custodian of official
General & comparative The look of the past: visual and material evidence in historical practice / Ludmilla Jordanova. Visualizing beauty: gender and ideology in modern East Asia / edited by Aida Yuen Wong. A brief history of Chinese and Japanese civilizations [4th edition] / Conrad Schirokauer … [et al.]. Decolonisation: the British experience since 1945 [2nd edition] / Nicholas J. White. History on film/film on history [2nd edition] / Robert
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 /