New Titles of Potential Interest to World Historians

The following titles will be of interest to some in the H-World community.

Ian Barrow, The East India Company, 1600-1858: A Short History with Documents (Cambridge, Ma: Hackett Publishing, 2017)

Heather Streets-Salter, World War I in South East Asia: Colonialism and Anti-Colonialism in an Era of Global Conflict (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017)

New Open Access Book: The Web as History

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UCL Press is delighted to announce the publication of a new open access book that may be of interest to readers of this list: The Web as History: Using Web Archives to Understand the Past and the Present,  edited by Niels Brügger and Ralph Schroeder.  Download free:


New Book on Ramadan in Istanbul

Dear colleagues,

on behalf of François Georgeon, please note the publication of his new book.


François Georgeon, Le mois le plus long. Ramadan à Istanbul. CNRS Éditions, 2017, 352pp.

« Le sultan des mois » : c’est ainsi que les habitants d’Istanbul avaient coutume d’appeler le mois de ramadan. Rite religieux marqué par le jeûne collectif de la communauté musulmane et conclu par l’une des deux grandes fêtes de l’islam, le ramadan est devenu au fil des siècles le temps fort de la vie sociale et culturelle de la capitale ottomane.

New Book - Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love

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Author: Julian Agyeman, Caitlin Matthews, Hannah Sobel
Title: Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication Date: 8/11/2017


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