History: recent acquisitions for SOAS Library, April & May 2018

By Mary Fisk|May 25, 2018|Africa, Art and Archaeology, China and Inner Asia, History, Japan, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Pacific Islands, Religion, Research methods, South Asia, South East Asia|

 This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the History collections during April and May 2018 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 Manuscripts and archives: comparative views on record-keeping / edited by Alessandro Bausi, Christian Brockmann, Michael Friedrich,

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History: new acquisitions in SOAS Library during December 2017 & January 2018

By Mary Fisk|January 31, 2018|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, Japan, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, South Asia, South East Asia|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the History collections during December 2017 and January 2018 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 Global history and new polycentric approaches: Europe, Asia and the Americas in a world network-system

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History: new acquisitions in SOAS Library: November 2017

By Mary Fisk|November 29, 2017|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, Japan, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions, South Asia, South East Asia|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the History collections during November 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 The wars for Asia, 1911-1949 / S.C.M. Paine – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10240496 Against the grain: a deep history of the

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History: new acquisitions in SOAS Library for June & July 2017

By Mary Fisk|July 31, 2017|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, Japan, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Politics, Religion, South Asia, South East Asia|

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

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U.S. Intelligence on Asia: new digital document collection now available

By Mary Fisk|July 27, 2017|Archival collections, China and Inner Asia, History, Japan, Korea, Politics and International Relations, South East Asia|

SOAS Library has recently subscribed to the archival document collection U.S. Intelligence on Asia (1945-1991)  from Brill Online Primary Resources. This resource is available to all Library users on-site. SOAS staff and students can also access this off-site via their institutional login. The resource can be accessed through the Library’s A-Z databases. Click here to go to the appropriate page of the index, and then scroll through the list of

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History: new acquisitions February & March 2017

By Mary Fisk|March 31, 2017|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, Japan, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the History collections during February and March 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 The great convergence: information technology and the new globalization / Richard Baldwin – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10055303 Medicine and

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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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History at SOAS: a selection of new titles received April & May 2016

By Mary Fisk|May 25, 2016|Africa, Art and Archaeology, China and Inner Asia, History, Japan, Korea, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

This a a selective list of books on historical topics that were received during April and May 2016. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Thematic and comparative This Orient isle: Elizabethan England and the Islamic world / Jerry Brotton – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10013186 History (16th century), Christianity, Islam, interfaith relations, international relations.  The civilisation of perpetual movement: nomadism in world politics / Nick

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Religions and Philosophy collections: March additions

By Mary Fisk|March 31, 2016|China and Inner Asia, Japan, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Philosophy, Religions, South Asia|0 comments

This is a selection of titles (print and electronic) added to the Religions and Philosophy collections during March 2016. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the Library catalogue entry RELIGIONS Comparative and thematic Transforming the void: embryological discourse and reproductive imagery in East Asian religions / edited by Anna Andreeva and Dominic Steavu – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10010509 China, Japan, comparative religious studies, religion and gender, sex (religious aspects), embryology (religious

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Free FT report on Japanese economy and globalisation

By Victoria Bird|January 22, 2016|Economics, Financial and Management Studies, Japan|0 comments

The Financial Times last week published a special report on Japan and the World with some joint reporting by our new partners at Nikkei. It’s available free here: http://www.ft.com/reports/japan-and-world. The topics range from the change of mindset that Japanese CEOs say is necessary for Japan Inc to survive globalisation to a light-hearted column on how Japanese tourism has everything going for it except more tourists. The FT’s chief economics commentator Martin

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