Books added week commencing 26th June 2017

As well as the books listed below, the college has received a number of books on Old Norse and Icelandic literature from the bequest of Elizabeth Black (née Austin), who read English at Somerville from 1959.

The rise and fall of classical Greece
by Josiah Ober

The penultimate curiosity : how science swims in the slipstream of ultimate questions
by Roger Wagner

The Great Seljuk Empirepires
by A.C.S. Peacock

The Almoravid and Almohad empires
by Amira K. Bennison (On Display)

The great caliphs : the golden age of the ‘Abbasid Empire
by Amira K. Bennison

The Fatimid empire
by Michael Brett

The long partition and the making of modern South Asia : refugees, boundaries, histories
by Vazira Fazila-Yacoobali Zamindar

The economics of inequality
by Thomas Piketty ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer (On Display)

God and the meanings of life : what God could and couldn’t do to make our lives more meaningful
by T.J. Mawson

A critical introduction to properties
by Sophie R. Allen

The body in early modern Italy
edited by Julia L. Hairston and Walter Stephens

Herding Hemingway’s cats : understanding how our genes work
by Kat Arney (On Display)

The poetics of victory in the Greek West : epinician, oral tradition, and the Deinomenid empire
by Nigel Nicholson (On Display)

Public law (3rd edn)
by Mark Elliott and Robert Thomas

Preparing to moot : a step-by-step guide to mooting
by Sarah L. Cooper and Scarlett McArdle (On Display)

Tales from the long twelfth century : the rise and fall of the Angevin Empire
by Richard Huscroft

Bonds of Wool : the pallium and papal power in the Middle Ages
by Steven A. Schoenig

The Oxford handbook of criminology (6th edn)
edited by Alison Liebling, Shadd Maruna and Lesley McAra

The politics of advanced capitalism
edited by Pablo Beramendi et al.

Family law (8th edn)
by Jonathan Herring

Criminal law (14th edn)
by Michael J. Allen ; with contributions from Ian Edwards

Introduction to the English legal system 2017-2018
by Martin Partington

Contract law (12th edn)
by Ewan McKendrick (2 copies, 1 confined)

Land law
by Ben McFarlane, Nicholas Hopkins and Sarah Nield

Liberalism with excellence
by Matthew H. Kramer (On Display)

Mill and paternalism
by Gregory Claeys

The brain in a vat
edited by Sanford C. Goldberg

Richard Strauss and his world
edited by Bryan Gilliam

The brain that changes itself : stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science
by Norman Doidge

The power
by Naomi Alderman

Raphael : the drawings
by Catherine Whistler (On Display)

Pagans and Christians in late antique Rome : conflict, competition, and coexistence in the fourth century
edited by Michele Salzman, Marianne Sághy and Rita Lizzi Testa (On Display)

Action, knowledge, and will
by John Hyman

Katherine Mansfield and the Bloomsbury Group
edited by Todd Martin (On Display)

Cultural graphology : writing after Derrida
by Juliet Fleming

Modernism, war, and violence
by Marina MacKay

Uncle Tungsten
by Oliver Sacks

Musicophilia : tales of music and the brain
by Oliver Sacks

The mind’s eye
by Oliver Sacks (On Display)

Crisis of empire : doctrine and dissent at the end of late antiquity
by Phil Booth

Introduction to type : a guide to understanding your results on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (6th edn)
by Isabel Briggs Myers ; revised by Linda K. Kirby, Katharine D. Myers (2 copies)

On Augustine
by Rowan Williams (On Display)

Pindar’s poetics of immortality
by Asya C. Sigelman

The selected letters of Vernon Lee, 1856-1935. Vol. I, 1865-1884
edited by Amanda Gagel

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