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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Asia House Literature Festival- 2017

By Farzana Whitfield|May 12, 2017|China and Inner Asia, History, Korea, Literature, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

I had the great pleasure of attending the author Elif Safak’s Room for Rumi event last night which brought her engaging new novel: The Forty Rules of Love: A novel of Rumi to life through a literary exchange. It was a stimulating discussion about mysticism, faith, sufism, writing, hope and love. The Asia House literature festival (9-26th May) is a jam packed event covering stories and literary journeys from many

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Some book reviews of recent publications in SOAS Library

By Mary Fisk|May 11, 2017|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Art and Archaeology, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions|0 comments

(1) Mohammed Gharipour, ed. Sacred Precincts: The Religious Architecture of Non-Muslim Communities across the Islamic World. Leiden: Brill, 2015. xxxviii + 542 pp. $254.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-27906-3. Reviewed by Nancy Demerdash-Fatemi (Princeton University) Published on H-AMCA (April, 2017) This “prodigious compilation” also underscores the growing need for more studies in global art and architectural histories, ones which investigate how aspects of trade, exchange, circulation, reception, transmission, as well as processes of

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Study of Religions: new acquisitions, February & March 2017

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

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Study of Religions 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 Materiality and the study of religion: the stuff of the sacred / edited by

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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 acquisitions December 2016 and January 2017

By Mary Fisk|January 31, 2017|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, 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 December 2016 and January 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 Books as History: the importance of books beyond their texts / David Pearson – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10045935

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Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica: new acquisitions December 2016 and January 2017

By Mary Fisk|January 31, 2017|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Art and Archaeology, History, Linguistics, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Politics and International Relations, Religions|0 comments

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library in the field of Ancient Near Eastern studies, Semitics and Judaica during December 2016 and January 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 E-book content is accessible to SOAS

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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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Ancient Near East, Semitics & Judaica: new book acquisitions in October / November 2016

By Mary Fisk|December 1, 2016|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Art and Archaeology, History, Linguistics, Literature, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica|0 comments

This is a selection of new titles (print and electronic) acquired by SOAS Library for the Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica collections. This section of the Library also includes material on modern Israeli / Palestinian studies. Please note that only SOAS staff and students will have access to e-books Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Lettres en akkadien de la “Maison d’urtēnu” : fouilles de 1994 / Sylvie Lackenbacher et Florence

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