Books added week commencing 2nd May 2017

The reinvention of Magna Carta 1216-1616
by Sir John Baker (On Display)

The war of the worlds : from H. G. Wells to Orson Wells, Jeff Wayne, Steven Spielberg & beyond
by Peter J. Beck

Loop of Jade
by Sarah Howe (On Display)

Geometry and topology
by Miles Reid and Balázs Szendrői (2 copies)

The political testament of Cardinal Richelieu : the significant chapters and supporting selections
translated by Henry Bertram Hill

Experiencing the Thirty Years War : a brief history with documents
by Hans Medick and Benjamin Marschke

The Thirty Years War : a documentary history
edited and translated, with an introduction, by Tryntje Helfferich

The gene : an intimate history
by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Colonial culture in France since the Revolution
edited by Pascal Blanchard, Sandrine Lemaire, Nicolas Bancel, and Dominic Thomas ; translated by Alexis Pernsteiner (On Display)

Science in Europe, 1500-1800 : a primary sources reader
edited by Malcolm Oster

Poverty, war, and violence in South Africa
by Clifton Crais (On Display)

Economic transformation of a developing economy : the experience of Punjab, India
Lakhwinder Singh, Nirvikar Singh, editors

The Holy Roman Empire, 1495-1806
by Peter H. Wilson

Understanding philosophy of science
by James Ladyman

Civilians and war in Europe, 1618-1815
edited by Erica Charters, Eve Rosenhaft and Hannah Smith

Symphosius – the Aenigmata : an introduction, text and commentary
by T. J. Leary (On Display)

Chemical bonding (2nd edn)
by Mark J. Winter (3 copies)

The Cambridge history of science: v. 7. The modern social sciences
edited by Theodore M. Porter and Dorothy Ross

Reflections on the life and thought of Blaise Pascal : a rhymed response
by Rosalind Henderson (Old Somervillian; On Display)

Isobel Holst (née Harrison) : Gustav Holst’s other half
by Philippa Tudor (Old Somervillian; On Display)

The warrior women of Islam : female empowerment in Arabic popular literature
by Remke Kruk

The body beautiful in ancient Greece
by Ian Jenkins and Victoria Turner (On Display)

Therigatha : poems of the first Buddhist women
translated by Charles Hallisey (On Display)

Sectarian politics in the Gulf : from the Iraq war to the Arab uprisings
by Frederic M. Wehrey (On Display)

Beg = Flight
by M. Bulgakov ; edited with introduction, notes and vocabulary by J.A.E. Curtis

Catholic Germany from the Reformation to the Enlightenment
by Marc R. Forster

Imperial perceptions of Palestine : British influence and power in late Ottoman times
by Lorenzo Kamel

The origins of the Thirty Years War and the revolt in Bohemia, 1618
by Geoff Mortimer (On Display)

The book in history, the book as history : new intersections of the material text : essays in honor of David Scott Kastan
edited by Heidi Brayman, Jesse M. Lander, and Zachary Lesser

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