History of Humanities

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : History of Humanities.

From the University of Chicago Press website for the journal:

History of Humanities, along with the newly formed Society for the History of the Humanities, takes as its subject the history of a wide variety of disciplines including archaeology, art history, historiography, linguistics, literary studies, musicology, philology, and media studies, tracing these fields from their earliest developments, through their formalization into university disciplines, and to the modern day.

“By exploring the history of humanities across time and civilizations and along with their socio-political and epistemic implications, the journal takes a critical look at the concept of humanities itself.”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 1 (2016) to present.

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Public Archaeology

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Public Archaeology

From the T&F website for the journal:

Public Archaeology is the only international, peer-reviewed journal to provide an arena for the growing debate surrounding archaeological and heritage issues as they relate to the wider world of politics, ethics, government, social questions, education, management, economics and philosophy. As a result, the journal includes ground-breaking research and insightful analysis on topics ranging from ethnicity, indigenous archaeology and cultural tourism to archaeological policies, public involvement and the antiquities trade.

Key issues covered:
• the sale of unprovenanced and frequently looted antiquities

• the relationship between emerging modern nationalism and the profession of archaeology

• privatization of the profession

• human rights and, in particular, the rights of indigenous populations with respect to their sites and material relics

• representation of archaeology in the media

• the law on portable finds or treasure troves

• archaeologist as an instrument of state power, or catalyst to local resistance to the state”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 1 (2000) to present.

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Journal of the Polynesian Society

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Journal of the Polynesian Society


From the journal website:

Journal of the Polynesian Society [publishes] papers from a wide range of social, cultural, indigenous and historical disciplines on topics related to the past and present lives and cultures of peoples of Pacific/Oceanic heritage, including those of the traditional cultural areas of Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia. This includes submissions in the areas of social anthropology, archaeology, ethnology, history, museum and material culture studies, Māori and Pacific Studies, linguistics and biological anthropology. The Journal is published quarterly and includes main articles (typically between 7000-10,000 words), shorter communications (4000 words or less), correspondence and book reviews.”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from the journal website from volume 121 (2012) to present. Access from vol 1 (1892) to volume 122 (2013) from the JSTOR platform.

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Semitica et Classica

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Semitica et classica.

From the Brepols website for the journal:

“Semitica et Classica,  International Journal of Oriental and Mediterranean Studies, led by specialists in Eastern Mediterranean studies, philologists, archaeologists, epigraphists, philosophers, historians and linguists is directed to researchers with a particular interest in these areas of learning. The journal publishes work related to the interaction between the classical and Oriental worlds from the second millennium B.C.E. to the early centuries of Islam. The cultural area covered by the journal stretches from the western Mediterranean to the Middle East and includes Europe, Africa, and Asia up to and including the Arabian peninsula.”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 1 (2008) to present.

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Illinois Classical Studies

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Illinois Classical Studies.

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From the JSTOR website for the journal:

Illinois Classical Studies was founded in 1976 by Miroslav Marcovich, Head of the Department of the Classics at the University of Illinois… ICS publishes original research on a variety of topics related to the Classics, in all areas of Classical Philology and its ancillary disciplines, such as Greek and Latin literature, history, archaeology, epigraphy, papyrology, patristics, the history of Classical scholarship, the reception of Classics in the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and beyond. ICS also publishes thematic volumes.”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 1 (1976) to present.

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Etruscan Studies

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Etruscan Studies.

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From the Ovid website for the journal:

Etruscan Studies: Journal of the Etruscan Foundation is the leading scholarly publication on Etruscology and Italic Studies in the English language. The journal details activities in all areas of research and study related to the Etruscan and pre-Roman civilizations and publishes articles as well as reviews of meetings and publications of interest to the professional community.”

Articles are formatted as annual and multi-year archaeological site reports

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 2 (1995) to present.

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ABIA: Index of South and Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology

The University of Cambridge now has trial access to the ABIA: Index of South and Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology up to 15 November 2016.

We want to know what you think of this resource.  Is it useful to you; if so, in what way?  Please send us your thoughts and feedback by writing an email to: rmr29@cam.ac.uk.  Thank you!

ABIA is the only specialist academic in-depth bibliography dedicated to South and Southeast Asian prehistory, archaeology of the historical period, art, crafts and architecture (from early down to contemporary), inscriptions and palaeography, coins and seals of these regions. Going back to 1928, this unique and up-to-date bibliographic reference source has become the standard of reference in the fields it covers for both specialists as well as students.

Misra, Bhaskar Nath. ‘Three Bodhisattva Images from Nalanda’. JUP Hist.S. [The Journal of the UP Historical Society] I (1953 (1955)): 63–75. Brill Bibliographies Online. Web. 18 Oct. 2016.