Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – December 2013 and January 2014

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Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Cyrus the Great: an ancient Iranian king / edited by Touraj Daryaee  “Thus speaks Ishtar of Arbela”: prophecy in Israel, Assyria, and Egypt in the Neo-Assyrian period / edited by Robert P. Gordon and Hans M. Barstad. Models of Mesopotamian landscapes: how small-scale processes contributed to the growth of early civilizations / edited by T.J. Wilkinson, McGuire Gibson and Magnus Widell  Literature as politics, politics as

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Development Studies – July 2013

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Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding : Peace In Between : Post-War Violence and Peacebuilding / Mats Berdal, Astri Suhrke [e-book from ebrary] Ethnographic research in the construction industry / edited by Sarah Pink, Dylan Tutt, and Andrew Dainty. Women and wars / edited by Carol Cohn ; with a foreword by Cynthia Enloe. Development, security, and aid : geopolitics and geoeconomics at the U.S. Agency for International Development / Jamey

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Religions – June 2013

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The Cambridge history of religions in the ancient world / general editor, Michele Renee Salzman Islam and political-cultural Europe / edited by W. Cole Durham Jr, David M. Kirkham, Tore Lindholm. The mediatization of religion: when faith rocks / by Luis Mauro Sa Martino. Passing the light: the Incense Light community and Buddhist nuns in contemporary Taiwan / Chün-fang Yü. Son of man: an African Jesus film / edited by

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History – October 2012

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E-books Egypt in the reign of Muhammad Ali / Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid Marsot [Available from Cambridge Books Online]. Wars of imperial conquest in Africa, 1830-1914 / Bruce Vandervort [Available from ebrary] South Africa: a modern history / T.R.H. Davenport and Christopher Saunders; foreword by Desmond Tutu (5th edition) [Available from Dawsonera] Books Representing Israel in modern Egypt: ideas, intellectuals and foreign policy from Nasser to Mubarak / Ewan Stein In

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History – August 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|September 4, 2012|History|0 comments

A search for sovereignty: law and geography in European empires, 1400-1900 / Lauren Benton Tidings from Zion: Helen Bentwich’s letters from Jerusalem, 1919-1931 / edited by Jenifer Glynn. Pacific worlds: a history of seas, peoples, and cultures / Matt K. Matsuda  Victorian visions of global order: empire and international relations in nineteenth-century political thought / edited by Duncan Bell. The imperial security state: British colonial knowledge and empire-building in Asia

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History – June 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|July 4, 2012|History|0 comments

Empire and education under the Ottomans: politics, reform and resistance from the Tanzimat to the Young Turks / Emine O. Evered The global history of childhood reader / edited by Heidi Morrison Infectious disease in India, 1892-1940: Policy making and the perception of risk / Sandhya L. Polu. Making British Indian fictions: 1772-1823 / Ashok Malhotra. Qatar: a modern history / Allen Fromherz. An empire of facts: colonial power, cultural

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