History – August 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|August 30, 2013|History|0 comments

Afghanistan: graveyard of empires: a new history of the borderlands / David Isby Playing the great game: Britain, war and politics in Afghanistan since 1839 / Edmund Yorke ; [foreword by Ed Butler]. Cotton: the fabric that made the modern world / Giorgio Riello. The undivided past: history beyond our differences / David Cannadine.  Crisis and continuity at the Abbasid court : formal and informal politics in the caliphate of

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History – February 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 5, 2013|History|0 comments

The second Ottoman Empire: political and social transformation in the early modern world / Baki Tezcan. Fighting the Mau Mau: the British army and counterinsurgency in the Kenya Emergency India in the world economy: from antiquity to the present / Tirthankar Roy. Indigo plantations and science in colonial India / Prakash Kumar. Writing the history of the global: challenges for the twenty-first century / edited by Maxine Berg. Seleucid dissolution:

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