Books added week beginning 24th July 2017

Staging memory, staging strife : empire and civil war in the Octavia
by Lauren Donovan Ginsberg

Euripides and the gods
by Mary Lefkowitz

Etymology and the invention of English in early modern literature
by Hannah Crawforth

Thinking about free will
by Peter van Inwagen

Europe’s India : words, people, empires, 1500-1800
by Sanjay Subrahmanyam

Feeling like saints : Lollard writings after Wyclif
by Fiona Somerset

Latinity and identity in Anglo-Saxon literature
edited by Rebecca Stephenson and Emily V. Thornbury

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Books added week commencing 17th July 2017

The Mongols’ Middle East : continuity and transformation in Ilkhanid Iran
edited by Bruno De Nicola and Charles Melville

Metaphysics : an anthology (2nd edn)
edited by Jaegwon Kim, Daniel Z. Korman and Ernest Sosa

Language acquisition and connectionism
edited by Kim Plunkett

An introduction to syntax
by Robert D. Van Valin, Jr

Lexical-functional grammar : an introduction to parallel constraint-based syntax
by Yehuda N. Falk (On Display)

Analyzing grammar : an introduction
by Paul R. Kroeger

How to study law (8th edn)
by Anthony Bradney, Fiona Cownie, Judith Masson, Alan C. Neal and David Newell

Medievalism : the Middle Ages in modern England
by Michael Alexander

The Mongols & the Islamic world : from conquest to conversion
by Peter Jackson (On Display)

The concise Oxford dictionary of linguistics (3rd edn)
by P.H. Matthews

Linguistic variation and change
by Scott F. Kiesling

The literature of Al-Andalus
edited by María Rosa Menocal, Raymond P. Scheindlin and Michael Sells

Religion, learning and science in the ʿAbbasid period
edited by M.J.L. Young, J.D. Latham and R.B. Serjeant

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New selection of study guides and personal development books

Thank you for arguing : what Cicero, Shakespeare and the Simpsons can teach us about the art of persuasion
by Jay Heinrichs

Doing your research project : a guide for first-time researchers (6th edn)
by Judith Bell with Stephen Waters

The 7 habits of highly effective people : powerful lessons in personal change
by Stephen R. Covey ; with a foreword by Jim Collins

Gravitas : how to communicate with confidence, influence and authority
by Caroline Goyder

Succeeding with your master’s dissertation : a step-by-step handbook (3rd edn)
by John Biggam

Referencing & understanding plagiarism
by Kate Williams and Jude Carroll

Where’s your argument? : how to present academic argument in writing
by Helen Cooper & Michael Shoolbred

How to write dissertations & project reports (2nd edn)
by Kathleen McMillan & Jonathon Weyers

Success in academic writing
by Trevor Day

Brilliant dissertation : what you need to know and how to do it
by Bill Kirton

Brilliant essay : what you need to know and how to do it
by Bill Kirton

Introduction to research methods : a practical guide for anyone undertaking a research project (4th edn)
by Catherine Dawson

Inspirational writing for academic publication
by Gillie Bolton with Stephen Rowland

Writing history essays (2nd edn)
by I.W. Mabbett

Thinking critically (11th edn)
by John Chaffee

Improve your grammar : the essential guide to accurate writing (2nd edn)
by Mark Harrison, Vanessa Jakeman and Ken Paterson

Skills for success : personal development and employability (3rd edn)
by Stella Cottrell

Guided mindfulness meditation. Series 1 and 2
by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Developing resilience : a cognitive-behavioural approach
by Michael Neenan

Overcoming anger and irritability : a self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques (2nd edn)
by William Davies

Feel the fear and do it anyway
by Susan Jeffers

NLP : how to use neuro-linguistic programming to change your life
by Ali Campbell

The anxiety toolkit : strategies for managing your anxiety so you can get on with your life
by Alice Boyes

Don’t let your anxiety run your life : using the science of emotion regulation & mindfulness to overcome fear & worry
by David H. Klemanski and Joshua E. Curtiss

Mindfulness in eight weeks : the revolutionary eight-week plan to clear your mind and calm your life
by Michael Chaskalson

How to relax
by Thich Nhat Hanh

The pressure principle : handle stress, harness energy, and perform when it counts
by Dave Alred

Mindfulness for dummies (2nd edn)
by Shamash Alidina

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Books added 13th/14th July 2017

The knight, the cross, and the song : crusade propaganda and chivalric literature, 1100-1400
by Stefan Vander Elst (On Display)

Why only us : language and evolution
by Robert C. Berwick and Noam Chomsky

The principles of Sufism
by Āʾishah al-Bāʿūnīyah; translated by Th. Emil Homerin ; foreword by Ros Ballaster, volume editor Shawkat M. Toorawa

Brexit time : leaving the EU – why, how and when?
by Kenneth A. Armstrong (On Display)

Walter Cave : Arts and Crafts to Edwardian splendour
by Judith Patrick (On Display)

Living with myths : the imagery of Roman sarcophagi
by Paul Zanker and Bjorn C. Ewald ; translated by Julia Slater (On Display)

Two Arabic travel books : Accounts of China and India
by Abū Zayd al-Sīrāfī and Aḥmad Ibn Faḍlān; edited and translated by Tim Mackintosh-Smith and James Montgomery ; volume editors Philip F. Kennedy Shawkat M. Toorawa

Women’s writing, 1660-1830 : feminisms and futures
Jennie Batchelor, Gillian Dow editors

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Books added 11th July 2017

From bacteria to Bach and back : the evolution of minds
by Daniel C. Dennett

A state of freedom
by Neel Mukherjee (On Display)

Mikhail Bulgakov
by J.A.E. Curtis

The chemistry of plants and insects
by Margareta Séquin

The ministry of utmost happiness
by Arundhati Roy

Oxford Arabic dictionary : Arabic-English, English-Arabic
chief editor: Tressy Arts

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Books added 10th July 2017

Inglorious empire : what the British did to India
by Shashi Tharoor (On Display)

Dent’s modern tribes : the secret languages of Britain
by Susie Dent (Old Somervillian; On Display)

Tolstoy’s major fiction
by Edward Wasiolek

Understanding Chekhov : a critical study of Chekhov’s prose and drama
by Donald Rayfield

Testosterone rex : unmaking the myths of our gendered minds
by Cordelia Fine (On Display)

Materialism
by Terry Eagleton (On Display)

Imperial triumph : the Roman world from Hadrian to Constantine
by Michael Kulikowski

Shahnameh : the Persian book of kings
by Abolqasem Ferdowsi ; translated by Dick Davis ; with a foreword by Azar Nafisi

Roman satire and the old comic tradition
by Jennifer L. Ferriss-Hill

Frogs and other plays
by Aristophanes ; translated with an introduction and notes by Stephen Halliwell

The law of nations and the United States Constitution
by Anthony J. Bellia, Jr. and Bradford R. Clark (On Display)

The law of nations and the United States Constitution
by Anthony J. Bellia, Jr. and Bradford R. Clark (On Display)

Inside Roman libraries : book collections and their management in antiquity
by George W. Houston (On Display)

A history of the ‘Alawis : from medieval Aleppo to the Turkish republic
by Stefan Winter (On Display)

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Books added 7th July 2017

The collected poetry of Mary Tighe
edited by Paula R. Feldman and Brian C. Cooney

The City of London and social democracy : the political economy of finance in Britain, 1959-1979
by Aled Davies

Iphigenia at Aulis
by Euripides ; edited with an introduction, translation and commentary by Christopher Collard and James Morwood (2 vols.)

Persian kingship and architecture : strategies of power in Iran from the Achaemenids to the Pahlavis
edited by Sussan Babaie and Talinn Grigor

The great transition : climate, disease and society in the late Medieval world
by Bruce M. S. Campbell

Medieval cantors and their craft : music, liturgy and the shaping of history, 800-1500
edited by Katie Ann-Marie Bugyis, A.B. Kraebel and Margot E. Fassler (On Display)

Brexit : why Britain voted to leave the European Union
by Harold D. Clarke, Matthew Goodwin and Paul Whiteley (On Display)

From literacy to literature : England, 1300-1400
by Christopher Cannon

Aulularia
by Plautus ; edited with an introduction, translation and commentary by Keith Maclennan and Walter Stockert

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