Newly received History books: Egyptian maths, Medieval Wales, Martin Luther, 19th century Europe, Royal Navy & Cold War

In this week’s batch of new History books, I selected titles relevant for most periods. There are also two much-anticipated books by the two Regius Professors of History from Cambridge and Oxford, Prof. R. Evans and Prof. L. Roper. Enjoy!

Imhausen, Annette, Mathematics in ancient Egypt : a contextual history (Princeton, 2016)

Stephenson, David, Medieval Powys kingdom, principality and lordships, 1132-1293 (Woodbridge, 2016)

Roper, Lyndal, Martin Luther : renegade and prophet (London, 2016)

Evans, Richard J., The pursuit of power : Europe 1815-1914 (London, 2016)

Bennett, G. H., The Royal Navy in the age of austerity 1919-22 : naval and foreign policy under Lloyd George (London, 2016)

Spohr, Kristina, Transcending the Cold War : summits, statecraft, and the dissolution of bipolarity in Europe, 1970-1990 (Oxford, 2016)

new-history-books-20-sept-2016There is more!

Many more new books were received. You can find them all here.

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Newly received History books: Frederick III of Sicily, early modern Naples, Mussilini’s Italy, Matteo

After a German and then a French week of selected books, here is an Italian selection of history books spanning the medieval period right to the late 20th century.

Hamel, Pasquale, Il lungo regno : vita avventurosa di Federico III, re di Sicilia (Soveria Mannelli : Rubbettino, 2014)

D’Avenia, Fabrizio, La Chiesa del re : monarchia e papato nella Sicilia spagnola (secc. XVI-XVII) (Roma : Carocci editore, 2014)

Brancaccio, Giovanni ; Musi, Aurelio, Il Regno di Napoli nell’età di Filippo IV (1621-1665) (Milano : Guerini e associati, 2014)

Da Molin, Giovanna, Storia sociale dell’Italia moderna (Brescia: Editrice La scuola, 2014)

Morena, Antonio, Mussolini’s decennale : aura and mythmaking in fascist Italy (Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2015)

Pasquino, Gianfranco; Venturino, Fulvio, Il Partito democratico secondo Matteo (Bologna : Bononia University Press, 2014)

New History books 7 Sept 2016There is more!

Many more new books were received. You can find them all here.

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Newly received History books: Paris Commune 1871, religion and state, French Resistance, Mitterand

This week is a French-inspired selection of new History books touching on some key episodes and themes in French history:

Robert, Jean-Louis ; Aprile, Sylvie ; Godineau, Laure ; Rey, Claudine ; Rougerie, Jacques, Le Paris de la Commune 1871 (Paris : Belin, 2015)

Barralis, Christine; Boudet, Jean-Patrice; Delivré, Fabrice; Genêt, Jean-Philippe, Église et État, Église ou État? : les clercs et la genèse de l’État moderne (Paris ; Roma : Publications de la Sorbonne : École française de Rome, 2014)

Petit, Vincent, God save la France : la religion et la nation (Paris : Éditions du Cerf, 2015)

Pinault, Michel, Maurice Barrès et la “grande pitié des laboratoires de France” : discours parlementaires pour une politique des recherches scientifiques en France (1919-1923) (Paris : L’Harmattan, 2015)

Wieviorka, Olivier, Todd, Jane Marie, The French Resistance (Cambridge : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016)

Bernard, Mathias, Les années Mitterrand : du changement socialiste au tournant libéral (Paris : Belin, 2015)

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There is more!

Many more new books were received. You can find them all here.

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Newly received History books: Holy Roman Empire, Luther, German pensions, Turkey & Soviet Union

In this batch of newly received History books, there is an unmistakably German theme, spanning all periods from medieval to post-1945 history. In a week where Germany is reviewing the pensionable age and relations with Turkey are strained, the following selection might be of interest:

Bleuler, Anna Kathrin ; Klingbeil, Anja-Marieke, Welterfahrung und Welterschliessung in Mittelalter und Früher Neuzeit. (Heidelberg : Universitätsverlag Winter, 2016)

Wilson, Peter H., The Holy Roman Empire : a thousand years of Europe’s history (London: Allan Lane, 2016)

Roper, Lyndal, Martin Luther : renegade and prophet (London, Bodley Head, 2016)

Mierzejewski, Alfred C., A history of the German public pension system : continuity amid change (Lanham : Lexington Books, 2016)

Pekesen, Berna, Zwischen Sympathie und Eigennutz : NS-Propaganda und die türkische Presse im Zweiten Weltkrieg (Berlin : Lit, 2014)

Brunner, Detlev ; Scherstjanoi, Elke, Moskaus Spuren in Ostdeutschland 1945 bis 1949 : Aktenerschliessung und Forschungspläne (Berlin : De Gruyter, 2015)

New History books 24 August 2016There is more!

Many more new books were received. You can find them all here.

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Newly received History books: Baltic crusades, Enlightenment women, early C20 urban redevelopment, The Troubles

The latest history books on our virtual New Books Display includes books on most periods and many topics:

Reynolds, Burnam W., The Prehistory of the Crusades : Missionary War and the Baltic Crusades (London : Bloomsbury, 2015)

Pollak, Ellen, A Cultural History of Women in the Age of the Enlightenment (London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2016)

Raymond, Joad ; Moxham, Noah, News Networks in Early Modern Europe (Leiden: Brill, 2016)

Arthur, John W., Brilliant Lives : the Clerk Maxwells and the Scottish Enlightenment (Edinburgh: John Donald, 2016)

Charlotte Wildman, Urban Redevelopment and Modernity in Liverpool and Manchester, 1918-1939 (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016)

Macleod, Alan, International Politics and the Northern Ireland Conflict : the USA, Diplomacy and the Troubles (London, IB Tauris, 2016)

New History books 16 August 2016There is more!

Many more new books were received. You can find them all here.

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Newly received History books: medieval and early modern Dutch markets, Swiss Reformation, Imperial China, Cologne monastery, early 20th Century children’s literature

The latest history books on our virtual New Books Display includes a number of interesting titles:

Philippe Depreux, Compétition et sacré au Haut Moyen Âge : entre médiation et exclusion (Turnhout, 201)

Bavel, B. J. P. van, Manors and markets : economy and society in the Low Countries, 500-1600 (Oxford, 2016)

Burnett, Amy Nelson; Campi, Emidio, A companion to the Swiss Reformation. (Leiden, 2016)

Porter, Jonathan, Imperial China, 1350-1900 (Lanham, 2016)

Rosen, Wolfgang, Die Ökonomie des Kölner Stiftes St. Aposteln : Strukturen und Entwicklungen vom Mittelalter bis 1802. (Köln, 2016)

Reynolds, Kimberley, Left out : the forgotten tradition of radical publishing for children in Britain 1910-1949 (Oxford, 2016)

New History books 10 August 2016There is more!

Many more new books were received. You can find them all here.

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Newly received History ebooks: history of medieval papal justice, devout women, Tudor maths, Marxism, Mass Observation

For a while we’ve been buying many ebooks but also receiving many under the Legal Deposit Libraries (non-Print) Regulations 2013. Especially the latter has led to a vast influx of new titles published by UK publishers. Please note that due to restrictions enshrined in the 2013 Regulations, the eLD books can only be access from one of the many Library PCs in any of the Bodleian Librarians.

Some examples of recently received interesting history books are:New History books 2 August 2016

Salonen, Kirsi, Papal Justice in the Late Middle Ages : The Sacra Romana Rota. London, Routledge, 2016. [accessible on Library PCs only]

Weber, Alison, Devout Laywomen in the Early Modern World. London, Routledge, 2016. [accessible on Library PCs only]

Roberts, Gordon, Robert Recorde: Tudor Scholar and Mathematician. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2016. [accessible on Library PCs only]

Everson, Jane; Reidy, Denis; Sampson, Lisa, The Italian Academies 1525-1700 : networks of culture, innovation and dissent. London: Routledge, 2016.[accessible on Library PCs only]

Wang, Q. Edward ; Iggers, Georg G., Marxist Historiographies : A Global Perspective. London: Routledge, 2015. [accessible on Library PCs only]

Hall, David. Worktown : the astonishing story of the birth of mass-observation. London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2015. [accessible on Library PCs only]

There are many MANY MORE! If you want to find out what is now available to you, then take:

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Newly received History books: 1871 Commune, WWI diary, Fascism, 1968

The latest history books on our virtual New Books Display includes a number of interesting titles:

Le Paris de la Commune 1871; sous la direction de Jean-Louis Robert et al. (Belin, 2015)

Rudolf Agstner (ed.), 1915/1916: Das etwas andere Lesebuch zum 1. Weltkrieg. Heinrich Wildner: Tagebuch (Lit, 2014)

Julie Pagis, Mai 68, un pavé dans leur histoire : événements et socialisation politique (Presses de la Fondation nationale des sciences politiques, 2014)

David D. Roberts, Fascist interactions : proposals for a new approach to fascism and its era, 1919-1945 (Berghahn, 2016)

and many more! Check out our LibraryThing page.

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New History books in the Bodleian (week 4 June)

67 books were received in the Bodleian Library last week and their details have now been added to LibraryThing.

As usual,  it is a very mixed bag of books with covering all periods and most Western European countries.

  • medieval history (Conrad III, crusading, Cologne, libraries, etc.)
  • early modern history (households, Netherlands, Enlightenment in Russia, Louis XIV, etc.)
  • modern history (colonial Africa, WWI & WWII military history, Tory Party, Spanish Civil War, etc.)
  • post-1945 history (German politics and 1989 Unification)
  • history of science & medicine (Cholera, astronomy, mathematics)

Check these out by using the browse and tag features in LibraryThing to see what is there.

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New History books in the Bodleian (week 21 May)

68 books were received in the Bodleian Library last week and their details have now been added to LibraryThing.

A little later than planned, here are details of new history books received in the Bodleian last week. As usual,  it is a very mixed bag of books with covering all periods and most Western European countries., but particularly medieval historians and German historians will be pleased with this particular weekly crop.

  • medieval history (Huns, daily life in Anglo-Saxon England, Merovingians, Alfonso X, Jewish  gravestones, crusades, mediation, cookery, early Irish church)
  • early modern history (City in London, C18 cartography, history of banking, James II, Renaissance rhetoric)
  • modern history (journalism in Third Reich, Holocaust, terrorism, Welsh miners, London poor)
  • post-1945 history (Life after Gestapo, RAF, French urban planning, 1989 German unification)
  • history of science & medicine (astronomical tables, history of maths, Darwin, science in Nazi Germany, hospitals in Spanish Civil War)

Check these out by using the browse and tag features in LibraryThing to see what is there.

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Also check out the recent acquisitions of lending books in the Bodleian History Faculty Library.