Monthly Archives: May 2017

Books added week commencing 29th May 2017

The changing character of war edited by Hew Strachan and Sibylle Scheipers The romance between Greece and the East edited by Tim Whitmarsh and Stuart Thomson (includes chapters by Stephanie west (Old Somervillian) and Stephanie Dalley (Senior Research Fellow) Warrior … Continue reading

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Books added 26th May 2017

Probability models for DNA sequence evolution by Rick Durrett The twelfth-century Renaissance : a reader edited by Alex J. Novikoff Classical philosophy by Peter Adamson Desert songs of the night : 1500 years of Arabic literature edited by Suheil Bushrui … Continue reading

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Books added 25th May 2017

The history of mathematics : brief version by Victor J. Katz Philosophy in the Islamic world by Peter Adamson The parade’s gone by… by Kevin Brownlow A first course in Bayesian statistical methods by Peter D. Hoff

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Books added 24th May 2017

Cultural reformations : medieval and Renaissance in literary history edited by Brian Cummings and James Simpson Anna Maria Ortese : celestial geographies edited by Gian Maria Annovi and Flora Ghezzo ; with an interview with the author by Dacia Maraini … Continue reading

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Books added 23rd May 2017

A most masculine state : gender, politics and religion in Saudi Arabia by Madawi Al-Rasheed (On Display) The Cambridge companion to Boccaccio edited by Guyda Armstrong, Rhiannon Daniels, and Stephen J. Milner Ancient worlds : an epic history of East … Continue reading

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Books added 22nd May 2017

The Bayesian choice : from decision-theoretic foundations to computational implementation by Christian P. Robert Die Zofe im Fokus : Perspektivierung und Sympathiesteuerung durch Nebenfiguren vom Typus der Confidente in der höfischen Epik des hohen Mittelalters by Friedrich Michael Dimpel Cnut … Continue reading

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Books added week commencing 15th May 2017

The new nature writing : rethinking the literature of place by Jos Smith Anglo-German relations and the Protestant cause : Elizabethan foreign policy and pan-Protestantism by David Scott Gehring Making a living, making a difference : gender and work in … Continue reading

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