January 2016

New and Updated Articles

Oxford Bibliographies is regularly updated with new articles and additions to existing articles. This month, 72 new and revised articles have been added across the following subjects.

New articles this month are noted by an *asterisk under Articles and Contributors on each subject page. 


African American Studies
African Studies
American Literature
Atlantic History
Biblical Studies
British and Irish Literature
Childhood Studies
Cinema and Media Studies

Environmental Science
Evolutionary Biology
International Relations
Islamic Studies
Jewish Studies
Latino Studies
Literary and Critical Theory
Medieval Studies

Military History
Political Science
Public Health
Renaissance and Reformation
Social Work

To learn more about the Oxford Bibliographies update program, including the peer-review process and the annual review of articles, please visit the Updating Program page.

Explore More Oxford Bibliographies

  • Visit the OUPblogThe enigma of Herculaneum and the promise of modern technology by Oxford Bibliographies in Classics Editor in Chief Dee Clayman. 
  • As part of the 2016 global ‘Shakespeare 400’ year, OUP is making a wealth of resources available in a new website. Explore a new theme every month, with specially commissioned videos, articles, and interactive content. Then go deeper with selected scholarly articles made freely available for this year.
  • November 2015: 72 new and revised articles across 29 subject areas have been added to Oxford Bibliographies.


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