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The Cambridge Companion to Theatre and Science

Professor Kirsten Shepherd-Barr

Theatre has engaged with science since its beginnings in Ancient Greece. The intersection of the two disciplines has been the…

The Year 2019

In The Time of Foxes

Joanne Lennan (2008, BCL)

‘A fox could be a shape-shifter, a spirit being. It could appear in human form if this suited its purposes;…

Assignment Moscow: Reporting on Russia from Lenin to Putin

James Rogers (1984, Modern Languages)

In Assignment Moscow, former foreign correspondent James Rodgers analyses the news coverage of Russia throughout history, from the coverage of…

Modernity Theory

John Jervis (1965, PPE)

Modernity theory approaches modern experience as it incorporates a sense of itself as ‘modern’ (modernity), along with the possibilities and…

A Book of Psalms

Edward Clarke (1995, English)

This collection of poems engages in new and animating ways with one of the profoundest texts of our past, the…

The White Phoenix

Catherine Randall (1984, Modern History)

Aimed at 9-12 year olds, The White Phoenix is set in London in 1666. After the sudden death of her…

The Governance of British Higher Education: The Impact of Governmental, Financial and Market Pressures

Michael Shattock (1957, Modern History)

The Governance of British Universities: the impact of governmental, financial and market pressures (Bloomsbury 2019). The book based, on extensive…

Arrowood and the Thames Corpses

Mick Finlay (1984, Human Sciences)

The third novel in Finlay’s Arrowood crime fiction series, Arrowood and the Thames Corpes, has been published by Harper Collins….

The Frozen Sea

Piers Torday (1993, English Language and Literature)

The second novel in Torday’s Lost Magician series, The Frozen Sea, transports readers back to the mystical land of Folio….

Botanical Revalation: European Encounters with Australian Plants before Darwin

David Mabberley (1967, Botany)

David Mabberley leads the reader through the early European understanding of Australian flora.  Filled with beautiful illustrations, the book provides…

The Extraordinary Story of the English Apple

Barrie E. Juniper (1952, Botany) and David J. Mabberley (1967, Botany)

The apple is a staple of most kitchen fruit bowls, and to the ordinary eater its history is relatively unknown….

Opus 3

W. D. Jackson (1965, English)

Jackson’s latest work explores the emotional, physical, ethical and spiritual aspects of human life.  Forming part of his work on…

The Wiriyamu Massacre: An Oral History, 1960-1974

Mustafah Dhada (1977, International Relations)

Dhada curates a series of twenty-four witness accounts and testimonies of the massacre of Wiriyamu in this insightful work.  Issues…

An Introduction to Surface Analysis by XPS and AES, 2nd Edition

John Wolstenholme (1970, Chemisty)

An Introduction to Surface Analysis by XPS and AES, 2nd Edition (Wiley, 2019) This accessible second edition of the bestselling book, An…

Health at Work: Critical Perspectives

Katrina Pritchard (1985, Geography)

Health at Work: Critical Perspectives (Routledge, 2019) Engaging with some of the most debated topics in contemporary organisations, Health at Work:…

Fascism and Resistance in Italian Cinema

Dominic Gavin (1996, English)

Fascism and Resistance in Italian Cinema (Troubador Publishing Ltd, 2020) Italian cinema is one of this country’s postwar success stories; the…

Thomas De Quincey

Robert Morrison (1984, English)

Thomas De Quincey: Selected Writings (21st-Century Oxford Authors) (Oxford University Press, 2019) This book of selected writings, edited by Robert Morrison,…

The Maths of Life and Death

Kit Yates (2009, DPhil Mathematics)

The Maths of Life and Death (Quercus, 2019) Maths underpins everything we do – the way we communicate, travel and…

‘Not Theories at All but Truths’

Victor Chen (1966, Social Studies)

‘Not Theories at All but Truths’ (iUniverse 2019) is the eighth volume of Victor Chen’s papers, detailing how his life…

A History of Crete

Christ Moorey (1967, English)

A History of Crete (Haus, 2019) “… a fascinating journey through Cretan history, from its mythological past to its tourist-crowded present”…

The Regency Revolution

Robert Morrison (1984, English)

The Regency Revolution: Jane Austen, Napoleon, Lord Byron and the Making of the Modern World (Atlantic Books, 2019) The Regency began…

A.E. Housman: Hero of the Hidden Life

Edgar Vincent (1951, English)

A.E. Housman: Hero of the Hidden Life (Boydell Press, 2018) A.E. Housman (1859-1936) was both a celebrated poet and the foremost…

Im Abseits

Paul Whitehead (2001, Modern Languages)

Im Abseits: W. G. Sebalds Ästhetik des Marginalen (Aisthesis, 2019) This monograph considers the question of marginality in the works…

Collaborative Advantage

Paul Skinner (1995, Modern Languages)

Collaborative Advantage: How Collaboration Beats Competition as a Strategy for Success (Robinson, 2018) The history of business strategy has been…

Shakespeare’s Language: Perspectives Past and Present

Keith Johnson (1963, English)

Shakespeare’s Language: Perspectives Past and Present (Routledge, 2019) Keith Johnson offers an overview of the rich and dynamic history of the…

The Year 2017-18

The Murderer of Warren Street

Dr Marc Mulholland

The Murderer of Warren Street: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary (Hutchinson, 2018)

The Perfectionists

Simon Winchester (1963, Geology)

The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World (Harper, 2018) The rise of manufacturing could not have happened without…

The Clifford Household during the Wars of the Roses 1450 to 1487

Adrian Waite (1978, Geography)

The Clifford Household during the Wars of the Roses 1450 to 1487 (AW History, 2018) This book chronicles the history…