This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the History collections during June and July 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 Aby Warburg and the image in motion / by Philippe-Alain Michaud; translated by Sophie
Return of a king: the battle for Afghanistan / William Dalrymple. The world of late antiquity: from Marcus Aurelius to Muhammad / Peter Brown Orientalism and war / Tarak Barkawi and Keith Stanski, editors Nature and empire in Ottoman Egypt: an environmental history / Alan Mikhail The colours of the empire: racialized representations during Portuguese colonialism / Patricia Ferraz de Matos ; translated by ; Mark Ayton. Heritage under siege:
Sharing the burden of the past : legacies of war in Europe, America, and Asia / edited by Andrew Horvat and Gebhard Hielscher. Historical disasters in context : science, religion, and politics / edited by Andrea Janku, Gerrit Jasper Schenk, and Franz Mauelshagen. Available as an e-book from Dawsonera [SOAS staff & students only] The global history of childhood reader / edited by Heidi Morrison.
2010 International Seminar and Screening of Thai Cinema : proceedings, 16-18 April, 2010, Shanghai, China / [edited by Raksarn Wiwatsinudom … [et al.].]. A gentleman’s word : the legacy of Subhas Chandra Bose in Southeast Asia / Nilanjana Sengupta. An end to a war : a Japanese soldier’s experience of the 1945 death marches of North Borneo / written by Ueno Itsuyoshi, translated by Mika Reilly, edited by Richard W.
Public opinion, propaganda, ideology : theories on the press and its social function in interwar Japan, 1918-1937 / by Fabian Schäfer Japanese religions / edited by Lucia Dolce Celebrity gods : new religions, media, and authority in occupied Japan / Benjamin Dorman Pop culture and the everyday in Japan : sociological perspectives / edited by Katsuya Minamida and Izumi Tsuji translated by Leonie R. Stickland Understanding Japanese society / Joy
Buddhist fire ritual in Japan / Madhavi Kolhatkar, Musashi Tachikawa. Housewives of Japan : an ethnography of real lives and consumerized domesticity / Ofra Goldstein-Gidoni. Why economic slumps following economic crises turn out to be long and arduous : Japan’s experience of the lost decades / Tetsurō Sugiura. Hedge fund activism in Japan : the limits of shareholder primacy / John Buchanan, Dominic Heesang Chai, Simon Deakin. Continuous improvement strategies
The Mufti of Jerusalem and the Nazis : the Berlin years / Klaus Gensicke ; translated by Alexander Fraser Gunn. The origins of Israeli mythology : neither Canaanites nor crusaders / David Ohana ; translated by David Maisel. Walking Palestine : 25 journeys into the West Bank / by Stefan Szepesi. Babylonian prayers to Marduk / Takayoshi Oshima The Ahhiyawa texts / by Gary M. Beckman, Trevor Bryce, Eric H.