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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Ancient Near East, Semitics & Judaica: new acquisitions for December 2017 & January 2018

By Mary Fisk|January 31, 2018|Ancient Near East, Ancient Near East Semitics & Judaica, Art and Archaeology, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religion|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library in the field of Ancient Near Eastern studies, Semitics and Judaica during December 2017 and January 2018. Please note that this section of the Library also includes material on the history and politics of modern Israel / Palestine. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that e-book content is

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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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Osama Bin Laden files released

By Victoria Bird|November 2, 2017|Archival collections, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica, Politics, Politics and International Relations, Religions|

The CIA has releases nearly 470,000 additional files recovered in the May 2011 Raid on Osama Bin Laden’s compound. The material contains audio, document, image, video, and software operating system files. The material is posted in the original Arabic and in as close to the original form as possible, modified only so the files cannot be edited. Among other things, this release includes: Usama Bin Ladin’s personal journal and more

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Libraries and the Middle East : a swift glance around the world

By Dominique Akhoun-Schwarb|October 13, 2017|Libraries, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica|

Libraries have been around for thousands of years in the Middle East and the Islamic World, as  the Library of Ashurbanipal in ancient Mesopotamia, the Alexandria Library in Egypt, the Library of Celsus in Anatolia, the Bayt al-Hikmah (the House of Wisdom) in Baghdad, the Zahiriyah Library in Damascus, the Timbuktu Library or the Qarawiyyin Library in Fez can all attest. Here at SOAS Library, you can get a flavour

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Religions and Philosophy: new acquisitions in SOAS Library for June & July 2017

By Mary Fisk|July 31, 2017|Africa, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Philosophy, Religions, South Asia|

RELIGIONS This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Study of Religions 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 L’Archeologia del sacro e l’archeologia del culto: Sabratha, Ebla, Ardea, Lanuvio

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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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Ancient Near East, Semitics & Judaica: new acquisitions in SOAS Library for June & July 2017

By Mary Fisk|July 31, 2017|Ancient Near East Semitics & Judaica, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religion|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library in the field of Ancient Near Eastern studies, Semitics and Judaica during June and July 2017. Please note that this section of the Library also includes material on the history and politics of modern Israel / Palestine. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that e-book content is accessible

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Study of Religions: new acquisitions April & May 2017

By Mary Fisk|June 8, 2017|Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions, South Asia|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Study of Religions collections during April and May 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 Demons and illness from antiquity to the early-modern period / edited by Siam Bhayro

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History: new acquisitions April & May 2017

By Mary Fisk|June 8, 2017|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, 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 April and May 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 Artist and empire: (en)countering colonial legacies / editor, Low Sze Wee. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10052741 A history of

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