Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Pamphlets from the former India Office Library recently added to the British Library's Online Catalogue

The British library has recently added catalogue records for a collection of about 540 pamphlets, received in the former India Office Library during the 1920s and 1930s. Catherine Pickett has written a piece for the Electronic British Library Journal which reveals that the majority of the pamphlets are South Asian imprints, some of which are very rare. For the full text of the article follow the below link


British Library European Studies Blog - Multiculturalism in 18th Century Portuguese India?

Readers of the SAALG blog may also be interested in a post recently added to the British Library European Studies Blog by Barry Taylor, Curator of Hispanic Studies. He discusses a Portuguese pamphlet in the British Library which reported the 'happy news of the conversion of a yogi, who in the religious house of Bom Jesus in Goa received holy baptism on 8 September 1735' (Lisboa Occidental: na Officina Joaquiniana da Musica, 1737) BL shelfmark: RB.23.a.21030.

For the full post including an image follow the link below: