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New accessions: March-April 2017


  • AV PL Total Japanese [sound recording]/ Michel Thomas Method. [s.l.] : Hodder & Stoughton.
  • DVD ENG.fro.rod From dusk till dawn [DVD]/ directed by Robert Rodriguez. [s.l.] : Miramax, 1996.
  • DVD ENG.sha.col Shallows [DVD]/ directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. [s.l.] : Sony, 2016.
  • DVD WOR.zir.anv Under the shadow [DVD]/ written & directed by Babak Anvari. [s.l.] : Precision Pictures, 2016.


  • HB 3717.2008.D3 Financial crisis : who is to blame?/ Howard Davies. Cambridge : Polity, 2010.
  • HB 75.B3 Penguin history of economics/ Roger E. Backhouse. London : Penguin, 2002.
  • HC 240.M3 In search of stability : explorations in historical political economy/ Charles S. Maier. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1987.
  • HC 256.W3 Conservative Party economic policy : from heath in opposition to Cameron in coalition/ Richard Wade. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
  • HC 37.E3 Cambridge economic history of the Greco-Roman world/ edited by Walter Scheidel, Dickason Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Classics and History, Stanford University, Ian Morris, Jean and Rebecca Willard Professor of Classics and Professor of H Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
  • HC 427.G4 China made : consumer culture and the creation of the nation/ Karl Gerth. Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London : published by the Harvard University Asia Center and Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2003.
  • HD 4905.5.Z8 Fighting for a living : a comparative history of military labour 1500-2000/ edited by Erik-Jan Zürcher. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2013].
  • HD 75.E3 Econocracy : the perils of leaving economics to the experts/ Joe Earle, Cahal Moran and Zach Ward-Perkins. Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017.
  • HD 75.P66 Popular representations of development : insights from novels, films, television and social media/ edited by David Lewis, Dennis Rodgers, Michael Woolcock. London : Routledge, 2014.


  • LF 139.S3 History of the Caius College Boat Club 1827-1927/ edited by H. Claughton Scott, K.C., M.A.. Cambridge : Printed at the University Press, MCMXXVII [1927].
  • LF 217.5.B4 From a College window/ by Arthur Christopher Benson, Fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge. Twelfth impression, fourth edition. London : Smith, Elder & Co., 1908.
  • LF 219.M3 Magdalene Boat Club 1828-1928 : a short history with a list of crews and appendices Cambridge : Printed for the Magdalene College Association at the University Press, 1930.


  • TA 418.9.N35.C3 Nanostructures and nanomaterials : synthesis, properties, and applications/ Guozhong Cao, Ying Wang. 2nd edition. Singapore ; London : World Scientific, [2011].
  • TA 418.9.N35.N3 Nanostructures and nanotechnology/ Douglas Natelson, Rice University, Houston. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  • TJ 755.S7 Introduction to internal combustion engines/ Richard Stone, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford. Fourth edition. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
  • TP 248.25.N35.N36 Nanobiotechnology : concepts, applications and perspectives/ edited by Christof D. Niemeyer and Chad A. Mirkin. Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, [2004].

Fine Arts

  • N 1217.A7.T7 Treasured possessions : from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment/ edited by Victoria Avery, Melissa Calaresu and Mary Laven. London : PWP, 2015.
  • N 6931.L6 Low Countries : arts and society in Flanders and the Netherlands. 25/ [chief editor Luc Devoldere]. Rekkem, Flanders : Flemish-Netherlands Association Ons Erfdeel vzw, 2017.
  • N 72.P6.N6 Siena and the Virgin : art and politics in a late medieval city state/ Diana Norman. New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [1999].
  • N 8260.R3 Artist and the warrior : military history through the eyes of the masters/ Theodore K. Rabb. New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2011].
  • NA 3310.H5 Histories of ornament : from global to local/ edited by Gülru Necipoğlu and Alina Payne ; With contributions by Michele Bacci, Anna Contadini, Thomas B.F. Cummins, Chanchal Dadlani, Daniela del Pesco, Vittoria Di Palma, Anne Dunlop, Marzia Faietti, M Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2016.
  • NB 115.M3 Language of the muses : the dialogue between Roman and Greek sculpture/ Miranda Marvin. Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, [2008].
  • NC 255.S3 Italian drawings at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge : together with Spanish drawings/ David Scrase. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
  • ND 2757.A8.F7 Quale Francesco? : il messaggio nascosto negli affreschi della Basilica superiore ad Assisi/ Chiara Frugoni. Torino : Giulio Einaudi editore, [2015].
  • ND 653.B6.K6 Bosch and Bruegel : from enemy painting to everyday life/ Joseph Leo Koerner. Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, [2016].

General Interest

  • General Interest Health and Wellbeing HAI Reasons to stay alive/ Matt Haig. Edinburgh : Canongate Books, 2016.
  • General Interest Travel COS Costa Blanca : Valencia/ Andreas Drouve. Basingstoke : Marco Polo Travel Publishing, 2013.
  • General Interest Travel SPA Spain London : Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2016.
  • General Interest Travel TOR DK eyewitness travel : top 10 Toronto/ Lorraine Johnson. London : Dorling Kindersley, 2015.


  • CJ 237.O9 Oxford handbook of Greek and Roman coinage/ edited by William E. Metcalf. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
  • D 1065.G7.Y6 Britain and European unity, 1945-1999/ John W. Young. Second edition. Basingstoke : Macmillan, 2000.
  • D 203.W5 Early modern Europe 1450-1789/ Merry Wiesner-Hanks. Second edition. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
  • D 208.O93 Oxford handbook of early modern European history, 1350-1750. Volume II, cultures and power/ edited by Hamish Scott. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
  • D 231.G7 Christendom destroyed : Europe 1517-1648/ Mark Greengrass. UK : Penguin, 2015.
  • D 288.M6 Monarchy and religion : the transformation of royal culture in eighteenth-century Europe/ edited by Michael Schaich. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
  • D 511.M3 War that ended peace : how Europe abandoned peace for the First World War/ Margaret Macmillan. London : Profile Books, 2014.
  • D 570.W6 World War I and America : told by the americans who lived it/ A. Scott Berg, editor. New York : Library of America, [2017].
  • D 743.H3 All hell let loose : the world at war 1939-45/ Max Hastings. London : William Collings, 2012.
  • DA 506.B9.B7 Intellectual life of Edmund Burke : from the sublime and beautiful to American independence/ David Bromwich. Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014.
  • DA 589.8.B7 British foreign policy, 1955-64 : contracting options/ edited by Wolfram Kaiser and Gillian Staerck. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, [2000].
  • DA 591.B56.B6 Broken vows : Tony Blair: the tragedy of power/ Tom Bower. London : Faber & Faber, 2016.
  • DC 147.8.H3 Contesting the French revolution/ Paul R. Hanson. Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
  • DD 881.3.B4 Berlin reader : a compendium on urban change and activism/ Matthias Bernt, Britta Grell, Andrej Holm (eds.). Bielefeld : Transcript, [2013].
  • DE 2.5.R4 Rethinking the Mediterranean/ edited by W.V. Harris. Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2005].
  • DP 270.T8 Spain : from dictatorship to democracy, 1939 to the present/ Javier Tusell ; translated by Rosemary Clark. Oxford : Blackwell, 2007.
  • DR 485.O8 Ottoman world/ edited by Christine Woodhead. Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013.
  • DR 511.E4 Islamic intellectual history in the seventeenth century : scholarly currents in the Ottoman empire and the Maghreb/ Khaled El-Rouayheb, Harvard University. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  • DS 553.1.L6 Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam/ Fredrik Logevall. New York : Random House , 2013.
  • DS 775.2.B4 Becoming Chinese : passages to modernity and beyond/ edited by Wen-hsin Yeh. Berkeley, California : University of California Press, 2000.
  • DS 79.757.G7 Iraq : the cost of war/ Jeremy Greenstock. London : William Heinemann, 2016.
  • DS 79.757.I7 Chilcot report : report of the Iraq inquiry : executive summary/ report of a committee of Privy Counsellors. Kingston upon Thames : Canbury Press, 2016.
  • DS 79.757.O2 Not the Chilcot report/ Peter Oborne. London : Head of Zeus, 2016.
  • E 99.C9.P5 Four deaths of Acorn Whistler : telling stories in colonial America/ Joshua Piker. Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London : Harvard University Press, 2013.
  • F 596.H9 Empires, nations and families : a history of the North American West, 1800-1860/ Anne F. Hyde. Lincoln ; London : University of Nebraska Press, 2011.

Language & Literature

  • PA 3052.W4 Ancient Greek literature/ Tim Whitmarsh. Cambridge : Polity, 2004.
  • PC 4261.R5 Practice makes perfect, Spanish pronouns and prepositions/ Dorothy Richmond. Premium third edition. New York ; London : McGraw-Hill Education, [2016].
  • PN 6283.B4 One-way street/ Walter Benjamin ; translated by Edmund Jephcott ; edited and with an introduction by Michael W. Jennings ; preface by Greil Marcus. Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016.
  • PQ 2168.B4 Honoré de Balzac : Old Goriot/ David Bellos. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1987.
  • PQ 2168.K3 PeÌ€re Goriot : anatomy of a troubled world/ Martin Kanes. New York : Twayne Publishers, [1993].
  • PQ 2184.F34.B4 Family plots : Balzac's narrative generations/ Janet L. Beizer. New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [1986].
  • PQ 9261.V59.O8 OsmiÌ‚a, tragedia de assumpto portuguez, em cinço actos/ Theresa de Mello Breyner Vimieiro. [United States] : [Book on Demand Ltd.], [2015].
  • PQ 9281.A66.S3 O Evangelho segundo Jesus Cristo/ José Saramago. Lisboa : Porto Editora, 2014.
  • PR 591.C7 Reading Victorian poetry/ Richard Cronin. Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2016.
  • PR 591.C7.c Companion to Victorian poetry/ edited by Richard Cronin, Alison Chapman and Antony H. Harrison. Malden, Massachusetts : Blackwell Publishing, 2007.
  • PR 9082.C3 Cambridge companion to postcolonial poetry/ edited by Jahan Ramazani, University of Virginia. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
  • PS 169.T7.C3 Cambridge companion to the transnational American literature/ edited by Yogita Goyal. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
  • PS 228.B6.C3 Cambridge companion to the Beats/ edited by Steven Belletto, Lafayette College. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
  • PS 3503.O84.2017 Collected writings/ Jane Bowles ; Millicent Dillon, editor. New York : Library of America, [2017].
  • PS 3521.E735.A6.2016 Unknown Kerouac : rare, unpublished & newly translated writings/ Todd Tietchen, editor ; Jean-Christophe Cloutier, translator. New York : The Library of America, [2016].
  • PS 3525.A1772.A15.2017 Carson McCullers : stories, plays & other writings/ Carson McCullers ; [edited by] Carlos L. Dews. New York : Library of America, [2017].
  • PS 3537.C9.E3 Ego is always at the wheel : bagatelles/ Delmore Schwartz ; edited by Robert Phillips. Manchester : Carcanet, 1987.
  • PS 3555.I78.2016 Collected essays on evolution, nature, and the cosmos/ Loren Eiseley ; William Cronon, editor. New York : Library of America, [2016].
  • PS 3563.U764.C6 Collected essays & memoirs/ Albert Murray ; Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Paul Devlin, editors. New York : Library of America, [2016].
  • PT 149.G4.C3 Cambridge companion to the literature of Berlin/ edited by Andrew J. Webber, University of Cambridge. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
  • PT 3822.F6 Image of the Habsburg army in Austrian prose fiction 1888 to 1914/ Ian Foster. Bern : Peter Lang, 1991.


  • K 123.H8 Fighting fair : legal ethics for an adversarial age/ Allan C. Hutchinson, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  • K 2243.C6 Collective actions : enhancing access to justice and reconciling multilayer interests?/ edited by Stefan Wrbka, Kyushu University, Japan, Steven V an Uytsel, Kyushu University, Japan, Mathias Siems, Durham University, UK. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  • K 7041.C6 Conflict of laws in a globalized world/ edited by Eckart Gottschalk, CMS Hasche Sigle, Hamburg; Ralf Michaels, Duke University School of Law, Durham, NC; Giesela Rühl, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg, and Eur Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
  • K 7340.W3 Internet jurisdiction and choice of law : legal practices in the EU, US and China/ Faye Fangfei Wang. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  • KZ 1242.F5 Sovereignty, property and empire, 1500-2000/ Andrew Fitzmaurice. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
  • KZ 1242.R6 Roman foundations of the law of nations : Alberico Gentili and the justice of empire/ edited by Benedict Kingsbury and Benjamin Straumann. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
  • KZ 6795.I73.W4 Iraq and the use of force in international law/ Marc Weller. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.

Medical Science

  • RS 64.A7 Arabian drugs in early medieval Mediterranean medicine/ Zohar Amar and Efraim Lev. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2017.


  • M1. M8 Consort music :/ Peter Philips and Richard Dering ; transcribed and edited by David J. Smith. London : Stainer and Bell, 2016.


  • B 1497.H3 Hume : an intellectual biography/ James A. Harris, University of St. Andrews. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  • B 3313.Z7.G4 On the genealogy of morality' and other writings/ Friedrich Nietzsche ; edited by Keith Ansell-Pearson ; translated by Carole Diethe. Third edition. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
  • B 741.A32 Philosophy in the Islamic World/ Peter Adamson. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
  • BJ 1012.M54 Contemporary metaethics : an introduction/ Alexander Miller. Second edition. Cambridge : Polity Press, 2013.

Political Science

  • JC 578.Y6 Justice and the politics of difference/ Iris Marion Young ; with a new foreword by Danielle Allen. Princeton, New Jersey ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 2011.
  • JF 1525.I6.A3 Strategic intelligence in the Cold War and beyond/ Jefferson Adams. Abingdon : Routledge, 2015.
  • JF 1525.I6.H8 Trading secrets : spies and intelligence in an age of terror/ Mark Huband. London : I.B. Tauris, 2013.
  • JF 1525.I6.O9 Oxford handbook of national security intelligence/ edited by Loch K. Johnson. New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
  • JZ 5665.D4 Nuclear politics : the strategic causes of proliferation/ Alexandre Debs, Nuno P. Monteiro. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2017.


  • BL 600.P7 Problem of ritual efficacy/ William S. Sax, Johannes Quack & Jan Weinhold. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
  • BR 1610.Z3 How the idea of religious toleration came to the west/ Perez Zagorin. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2003.
  • BR 60.C6.C66 Great Councils of the Orthodox Churches Decisions and Synodika : from Constantinople 861 to Constantinople 1872/ curantibus S. Garner ... and others ; edidit A. Melloni ; adlaborante D. Dainese. Turnhout : Brepols, 2016.
  • BR 60.C6.C66 Great Councils of the Orthodox Churches Decisions and Synodika : from Moscow 1551 to Moscow 2000/ curantibus H. Alfeev ... and others ; edidit A. Melloni ; adlaborante D. Dainese. Turnhout : Brepols, 2016.
  • BR 60.C6.G7 Mercurii Grammatici opera iambica/ edidit Theodora Antonopoulou. Turnhout : Brepols, 2017.
  • BR 60.C6.L3 Sulpicii Severi Chronica/ cura et studio Piergiorgio Parroni. Turnhout : Brepols, 2017.
  • BR 60.C6.L3 Victorini Poetovionensis : Explanatio in apocalypsin una cum recensione Hieronymi ; Tractatus de fabrica mundi ; Fragmentum de vita Christi/ cura et studio Roger Gryson. Turnhout : Brepols Publishers, 2017.
  • BX 1810.T8 Empire of souls : Robert Bellarmine and the Christian commonwealth/ Stefania Tutino. New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.


  • Q 325.5.H3 Elements of statistical learning : data mining, inference, and prediction/ Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani, Jerome Friedman. Second edition. New York : Springer, [2009].
  • Q 335.S5 Technological singularity/ Murray Shanahan. Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London : MIT Press, 2015.
  • QB 34.5.S6 Glass universe : the hidden history of the women who took the measure of the stars/ Dava Sobel. London : 4th Estate, 2016.
  • QB 461.C7 Principles of astrophysical fluid dynamics/ Cathie Clarke and Bob Carswell, University of Cambridge. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
  • QC 173.458.S62.D6 Soft matter physics/ Masao Doi, Emeritus Professor, University of Tokyo, Director of the Center of Soft Matter Physics and its Applications, Beihang University. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
  • QC 173.6.Z4 Einstein gravity in a nutshell/ A. Zee. Princeton, New Jersey ; Woodstock, Oxfordshire : Princeton University Press, [2013].
  • QC 173.B7.2006 Physics of atoms and molecules/ B.H. Bransden and C.J. Joachain. Second edition. Noida, India : Pearson, 2006.
  • QC 174.12.C65 Quantum mechanics : an experimentalist's approach/ Eugene D. Commins, Professor of Physics, Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
  • QC 174.45.S3 Quantum field theory and the standard model/ Matthew D. Schwartz, Harvard University. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
  • QC 176.8.N35.L5 Introduction to nanoscience/ S.M. Lindsay, Arizona State University. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
  • QC 776.M3.2009 Nuclear and particle physics/ B.R. Martin. Second edition. Chichester : John Wiley, 2009.
  • QC 793.2.M3.2017 Particle physics/ B.R. Martin, G. Shaw. Fourth edition. Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2017.
  • QK 754.5.C7 Plants at the margin : ecological limits and climate change/ R.M.M. Crawford, Professor Emeritus, University of St Andrews, Scotland. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • QK 861.P6 Plant biochemistry and molecular biology/ edited by Peter J. Lea, Department of Biological Sciences, Lancaster University, UK and Richard C. Leegood, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK. Second edition. Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
  • QP 251.S4.2012 Pathways to pregnancy & parturition/ P.L. Senger. 3rd edition. Redmond, Oregon : Current Conceptions, [2012].
  • QP 360.5.W3 Student's guide to cognitive neuroscience/ Jamie Ward. Third edition. London : Psychology Press, 2015.

Social Science

  • HM 708.S6 Social capital : critical perspectives/ edited by Stephen Baron, John Field, and Tom Schuller. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
  • HT 151.I6 Imagining cities : scripts, signs, memory/ edited by Sallie Westwood and John Williams. London : Routledge, 1997.
  • HT 170.U7 Urban constellations/ Matthew Gandy (ed.). Berlin : Jovis, [2011].


  • T 174.7.D7 Radical abundance : how a revolution in nanotechnology will change civilization/ K. Eric Drexler. New York : BBS PublicAffairs, [2013].

Very Short Introductions

  • VSI Rousseau Rousseau : a very short introduction/ Robert Wokler. New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.

Veterinary Medicine

  • SF 765.B8 Anatomy of the horse : an illustrated text/ Professor Klaus-Dieter Budras, Porfessor em. W.O. Sack, Dr Sabine Röck ; contributors Dr Anita Wünsche, Professor em. Ekkehard Henschel. Fourth edition. Hannover : Schlütersche, 2003.