Books added 24th March 2017

Ben Uri : 100 years in London : art, identity and migration
edited by Sarah MacDougall and Rachel Dickson

The succession to Muhammad : a study of the early Caliphate
by Wilferd Madelung

Does anything really matter? : essays on Parfit on objectivity
edited by Peter Singer (On Display)

On what matters. Volume 3
by Derek Parfit

French books of hours : making an archive of prayer, c. 1400-1600
by Virginia Reinburg (On Display)

History of the General Federation of Trade Unions, 1899- 1980
by Alice Prochaska (Principal ; On Display)

The origins of nationalism : an alternative history from ancient Rome to early modern Germany
by Caspar Hirschi (On Display)

The war of the Peloponnesians and the Athenians
by Thucydides ; edited and translated by Jeremy Mynott

The Arthur of the North : the Arthurian legend in the Norse and Rus’ realms
edited by Marianne E. Kalinke

Samuel Johnson : the arc of the pendulum
edited by Freya Johnston and Lynda Mugglestone (Old Somervillian ; On Display)

Maths meets myths : quantitative approaches to ancient narratives
Ralph Kenna, Máirín MacCarron, Pádraig MacCarron, editors; foreword by Heather O’Donoghue (Old Somervillian ; On Display)

Debate of the Romance of the rose
by Christine de Pizan … [et al.] ; edited and translated by David F. Hult (On Display)

Hair raising : beauty, culture, and African American women
by Noliwe M. Rooks

Mobile antenna systems handbook
by Kyohei Fujimoto

Gogol’s The government inspector
by Michael Beresford

Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov)
by Stacy Schiff

1917: stories and poems from the Russian Revolution
selected by Boris Dralyuk (On Display)

The Peterborough version of the Anglo-Saxon chronicle : rewriting post-conquest history
by Malasree Home

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Books added 22nd March 2017

Across a sea of troubles : a memoir of illness, loss and recovery
by Jennifer Barraclough (Old Somervillian ; On Display)

The origin of higher taxa : palaeobiological, developmental, and ecological perspectives
by T.S. Kemp

Politics and tradition between Rome, Ravenna and Constantinople : a study of Cassiodorus and the Variae 527-554
by M. Shane Bjornlie (On Display)

Khalifa ibn Khayyat’s History on the Umayyad dynasty (660-750)
translated by Carl Wurtzel ; edited by Robert G. Hoyland

Emery’s elements of medical genetics (15th edn)
by Peter D. Turnpenny and Sian Ellard (2 copies)

Wildlife conservation on farmland (2 vols.)
edited by David W. Macdonald and Ruth E. Feber

The population biology of tuberculosis
by Christopher Dye (On Display)

Reformation divided : Catholics, Protestants and the conversion of England
by Eamon Duffy (On Display)

Britain’s oceanic empire : Atlantic and Indian Ocean worlds, c.1550-1850
edited by H.V. Bowen, Elizabeth Mancke, and John G. Reid

E.T.A. Hoffmann’s Orient : Romantic aesthetics and the German imagination
by Joanna Neilly

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Books added 21st March 2017

Poor relief in England, 1350-1600
by Marjorie Keniston McIntosh

A social history of England, 1500-1750
by Keith Wrightson

Fynbos : ecology, evolution, and conservation of a megadiverse region
edited by Nicky Allsopp, Jonathan F. Colville and G. Anthony Verboom

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Books added 20th March 2017

Weeping Britannia : portrait of a nation in tears
by Thomas Dixon (On Display)

The Hellenistic age
by Peter Thonemann

Words like daggers : violent female speech in Early Modern England
by Kirilka Stavreva

Taste as experience : the philosophy and aesthetics of food
by Nicola Perullo (On Display)

Aldo Manuzio : la costruzione del mito = Aldus Manutius : the making of the myth
a cura di Mario Infelise; includes chapter by Oren Margolis (Fellow; On Display)

Greek myths in Roman art and culture: imagery, values and identity in Italy, 50 BC-AD 250
by Zahra Newby (On Display)

Understanding children’s development (6th edn)
by Peter K. Smith, Helen Cowie and Mark Blades

The original position
edited by Timothy Hinton

Cathars in question
by Antonio Sennis (On Display)

The Cambridge introduction to Thomas Mann
by Todd Kontje

The settlement of international disputes : basic documents
compiled by Christian J. Tams and Antonios Tzanakopoulos

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Books added 16th/17th March 2017

How humans evolved (7th edn)
by Robert Boyd and Joan B. Silk

London in the thirties
by Alice Prochaska (Principal)

Greek tragic style : form, language and interpretation
by R.B. Rutherford

by Anne-Marie Eddé ; translated by Jane Marie Todd (On Display)

The prophet and the age of the caliphates: the Islamic Near East from the sixth to the eleventh century (3rd edn)
by Hugh Kennedy

The caliphate : a Pelican introduction
by Hugh Kennedy

Music in Roman comedy
by Timothy J. Moore (On Display)

Dostoevsky’s Notes from underground
by Richard Peace

Chaĭka = The seagull
by A.P. Chekhov ; edited with introduction, notes and vocabulary by Peter Henry

Epistles book II
by Pliny the younger ; edited by Christopher Whitton

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Books added 15th March 2017

Ghost of Afghanistan : the haunted battleground
by Jonathan Steele

Law and order in Anglo-Saxon England
by Tom Lambert (On Display)

Heresy and dissent in the Carolingian Empire : the case of Gottschalk of Orbais
by Matthew Bryan Gillis

Weak convergence and empirical processes : with applications to statistics
by Aad W. van der Vaart and Jon A. Wellner

by Terence ; edited by Sander M. Goldberg

The Great War and the origins of humanitarianism, 1918-1924
by Bruno Cabanes (On Display)

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Books added 14th March 2017

Rebel crossings : new women, free lovers and radicals in Britain and the United States
by Sheila Rowbotham (On Display)

Anarchy & culture : the aesthetic politics of modernism
by David Weir

The Hellenistic West : rethinking the ancient Mediterranean
edited by Jonathan R.W. Prag and Josephine Crawley Quinn

The Cambridge history of science. Vol. 2: Medieval science
edited by David C. Lindberg and Michael H. Shank

by Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ

Nikolai Gogol
by Vladimir Nabokov

Reading Dostoevsky
by Victor Terras

Seeing Chekhov : life and art
by Michael C. Finke (On Display)

Kalina krasnai͡a : rasskazy
by Vassiliĭ Shukshin

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