Books added week commencing 19th April 2017

The origins of political order : from prehuman times to the French Revolution
by Francis Fukuyama

Data conversion handbook
Walter Kester, editor ; with the technical staff of Analog Devices

Odessa stories
by Isaac Babel ; translated from the Russian by Boris Dralyuk

The politics of authoritarian rule
by Milan W. Svolik (On Display)

Federalism, nationalism and development : India and the Punjab economy
by Pritam Singh

Dictators and dictatorships : understanding authoritarian regimes and their leaders
by Natasha M. Ezrow and Erica Frantz

The age of genius : the seventeenth century and the birth of the modern mind
by A.C. Grayling

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Books added week commencing 10th April 2017

Unravelling the Kashmir knot
by Aman M. Hingorani

Brokers, voters, and clientelism : the puzzle of distributive politics
by Susan C. Stokes, Thad Dunning, Marcelo Nazareno, and Valeria Brusco

Basic income : a radical proposal for a free society and a sane economy
by Philippe van Parijs and Yannick Vanderborght (On Display)

Carver on bills of lading
by Guenter Treitel and F.M.B. Reynolds

Ideas of power in the late Middle Ages, 1296-1417
by Joseph Canning

The politics of China : sixty years of the People’s Republic of China
edited by Roderick MacFarquhar

Collective choice and social welfare (Expanded edn)
by Amartya Sen

Vera Barclay : le grand jeu de l’enfance
by Fiona Mercey (Old Somervillian; On Display)

The choice
by Valerie Mendes

A descriptive catalogue of the medieval manuscripts of the Queen’s College, Oxford
compiled by Peter Kidd (On Display)

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Books added 5th-7th April 2017

From Old English to Old Norse : a study of Old English texts translated into Old Norse with an edition of the English and Norse versions of Ælfric’s De Falsis Diis
by John Frankis

Grand illusions : American art and the First World War
by David M. Lubin (On Display)

Monte Carlo methods in financial engineering
by Paul Glasserman (On Display)

Brownian motion and stochastic calculus
by Ioannis Karatzas and Steven E. Shreve

Episcopal power and ecclesiastical reform in the German Empire : tithes, lordship and community, 950-1150
by John Eldevik

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Books added 3rd April 2017

Understanding Thomas Mann
by Hannelore Mundt (On Display)

Geoffrey Hill : essays on his later work
edited by John Lyon and Peter McDonald (On Display)

The promise of power : the origins of democracy in India and autocracy in Pakistan
by Maya Tudor (On Display)

Transformations in slavery : a history of slavery in Africa
by Paul E. Lovejoy

The barbarian north in the medieval imagination : ethnicity, legend, and literature
by Robert W. Rix

Direct speech in Beowulf and other Old English narrative poems
by Élise Louviot (On Display)

The Arthur of medieval Latin literature : the development and dissemination of the Arthurian legend in medieval Latin
edited by Siân Echard

The Anglo-Saxon chancery : the history, language and production of Anglo-Saxon charters from Alfred to Edgar
by Ben Snook (On Display)

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Books added 31st March 2017

Wood’s Radley College diary (1855-1861)
edited by Mark Spurrell

Greco-Egyptian interactions : literature, translation, and culture, 500 BCE – 300 CE
edited by Ian Rutherford

The Caribbean before Columbus
by William F. Keegan and Corinne L. Hofman

Proctors for parliament : clergy, community and politics, c. 1248-1539 (The National Archives, Series SC 10). Volume I, C. 1248-1377
edited by Phil Bradford & Alison K. McHardy

Conspicuous silences : implicature and fictionality in the Victorian novel
by Ruth Rosaler (On Display)

The age of the horse : an equine journey through human history
by Susanna Forrest

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Books added 29th March 2017

The Holy Roman Empire : a thousand years of Europe’s history
by Peter H. Wilson

The magician’s doubts : Nabokov and the risks of fiction
by Michael Wood

Saint Aldhelm’s Riddles
translated by A.M. Juster

Medieval Powys : kingdom, principality and lordships, 1132-1293
by David Stephenson (On Display)

Reading Goethe : a critical introduction to the literary work
by Martin Swales and Erika Swales

Kingship, legislation and power in Anglo-Saxon England
edited by Gale R. Owen-Crocker and Brian W. Schneider

The art of the islands : Celtic, Pictish, Anglo-Saxon and Viking visual culture, c. 450-1050
by Michelle P. Brown

Ark of civilization : refugee scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945
edited by Sally Crawford, Katharina Ulmschneider, and Jaś Elsner

Speculation : a history of the fine line between gambling and investing
by Stuart Banner (On Display)

Magnanimous dukes and rising states : the unification of the Burgundian Netherlands, 1380-1480
by Robert Stein

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Books added 27th March 2017

Leap Year lyrics
by Meriel De Laszlo (Old Somervillian ; On Display)

The new Sylva : a discourse of forest & orchard trees for the twenty-first century
by Gabriel Hemery & Sarah Simblet (On Display)

A Chekhov companion
edited by Toby W. Clyman

Visual ecology
by Thomas W. Cronin, Sönke Johnsen, N. Justin Marshall, and Eric J. Warrant (On Display)

The new politics of class : the political exclusion of the British working class
by Geoffrey Evans and James Tilley (On Display)

Migration and diaspora in modern Asia
by Sunil S. Amrith

Gastrophysics : the science of dining
by Charles Spence (Fellow; On Display)

The Jewish war
by Josephus ; translated by Martin Hammond ; with an introduction and notes by Martin Goodman

W.G. Sebald : image, archive, modernity
by J. J. Long

The expeditions : an early biography of Muhammad
by Maʿmar ibn Rāshid ; according to the recension of ʿAbd al-Razzāq al-Ṣanʿānī ; translated by Sean W. Anthony ; foreword by M.A.S. Abdel Haleem ; volume editor Joseph E. Lowry

The great Arab conquests : how the spread of Islam changed the world we live in
by Hugh Kennedy

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