Series re-launch: Exile Studies @ags_tweets

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the re-launch of the Exile Studies book series under new editorship: Exile Studies Series Editor: Andrea Hammel, Aberystwyth University A series founded by Alexander Stephan https://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/EXIL Exile Studies is a series of monographs and edited collections that takes a broad view of exile, including the life and work … Continue reading

New release on Peter Lang Open: ‘Völkisch’ Writers and National Socialism

This book provides a view of literary life under the Nazis, highlighting the ambiguities, rivalries and conflicts that determined the cultural climate of that period and beyond. Focusing on a group of writers – in particular, Hans Grimm, Erwin Guido Kolbenheyer, Wilhelm Schäfer, Emil Strauß, Börries Freiherr von Münchhausen and Rudolf Binding – it examines … Continue reading

Disenchanted Europeans published

‘In a feat of careful research and textual analysis, Mikołajewski captures the way these Polish exile writers moved physically and existentially across the chasm of the Second World War, adjusting their views to the massive shifts in politics and society the war entailed. In the case of Bobkowski, his wartime anti-Semitism was an element he … Continue reading

Book launch: Blick Mead: Exploring the ‘First Place’ in the Stonehenge Landscape

Blick Mead: Exploring the ‘First Place’ in the Stonehenge Landscape, by David Jacques, Tom Phillips and Tom Lyons, will be launched at 7.30pm on Wednesday 7 March at the Old Bishop’s Palace in Ely. The authors will be introducing their book, tracing the evolution of the Blick Mead dig from its local community-based origins to its current … Continue reading

History Scotland article about Thomas Chalmers by David C. Jackson

David C. Jackson has published an article in History Scotland about nineteenth-century Scottish theologian Thomas Chalmers, the subject of his newly published book The Pilgrimage and Conversion of Thomas Chalmers: Following His Journey from Anstruther to Glasgow. Please click here to read the article. Dr Jackson’s book follows the life and work of Thomas Chalmers (1780–1847) from … Continue reading

Book launch: The Pilgrimage and Conversion of Thomas Chalmers

The Pilgrimage and Conversion of Thomas Chalmers, by David C. Jackson, will be launched at 3pm on Wednesday 25 April at the University Chapel, Glasgow. Copies of the book will be sold during the event by the academic bookseller John Smith. The full address of the launch venue is Chapel Corridor (South), West Quadrangle, Main … Continue reading

New paperback edition available: A Hero for the Atomic Age

«This wonderful, original book offers a major contribution to the politics of race and racism, to the history of the Cold War and to the emergent field of Atlantic Studies.» (Professor Paul Gilroy, London School of Economics and Political Science) «I can only say that I found this to be one of the more enlightening … Continue reading

The ‘Stolpersteine’ and the Commemoration of Life, Death and Government published

Since the beginning of the 1990s, the German artist Gunter Demnig has been installing his Stolpersteine [Stumbling Stones] all over Europe – including Russia – to commemorate the victims of National Socialism. Today, the Stolpersteine constitute the world’s second largest Holocaust monument. In this book the author addresses some of the most crucial issues raised … Continue reading

New paperback edition available: Napoleon’s Other War

«A brilliantly written and highly original contribution to a neglected but crucial aspect of Napoleonic Europe.» (Professor T.C.W. Blanning, University of Cambridge) «Michael Broers demonstrates in this lively and entertaining book that Napoleon’s ‘other war’ against draft dodgers, deserters, bandits and guerrilla insurgents shaped Europe and the world as powerfully as conventional warfare ever did. … Continue reading

When Novels Perform History published

«The dramatic dichotomies of immersion vs estrangement provide the hermeneutic framework for this innovative take on recent Australian and Canadian fiction’s engagement with history. Theoretically sophisticated and meticulously researched, When Novels Perform History studies the performative/theatrical modes deployed in well-selected examples of postcolonial historical fiction, offering ways to challenge national myths while telling (or, rather, … Continue reading

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