The ICHTH Doctoral Dissertation Prize for the History and Theory of Historiography
The ICHTH Doctoral Dissertation Prize ($500) is offered for a doctoral dissertation on any subject in the following fields:
The Selected Letters of Charles Whibley: Scholar and Critic now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of The Selected Letters of Charles Whibley: Scholar and Critic, edited by Damian Atkinson.
The scholar Charles Whibley was born in 1859 and died in 1930, straddling the end of the Victorian age, the new century, and the Great War and its aftermath. After completing his studies at Cambridge, his early journalistic experiences were with the critic, poet and editor William Ernest Henley, known for his mentoring of young writers on the Scots, later National Observer, and Whibley was to a great extent the mainstay of the journal. Continue reading
The Great War against Eastern European Jewry, 1914-1920 now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of The Great War against Eastern European Jewry, 1914-1920 by Giuseppe Motta.
This volume focuses on the consequences that the First World War had on the Jews living in the notorious Pale of Settlement within the frontiers of the Tsarist Empire. The research is entirely based on a solid documentary study, consisting of the documents of the Joint Distribution Committee and references to many historiographic works. Rather than dealing with the military aspects of war, the book focuses on the political consequences, and in particular on the economic and social changes that the conflict generated. Continue reading
Erwin J. Warkentin received his PhD from the University of Alberta in German Language and Literature in 1995, having written his dissertation on the author of Draußen vor der Tür (The Man Outside), Wolfgang Borchert.
Le Corbusier, the Dishonest Architect now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Le Corbusier, the Dishonest Architect by Malcolm Millais.
This is not a book for architects, but for all those that have suffered, consciously and unconsciously, from modern architecture and have wondered how it came about. This was largely due to one man, an architect called Le Corbusier. Continue reading
Cambridge Scholars Publishing is very pleased to announce that Rituals of Death and Dying in Modern and Ancient Greece: Writing History from a Female Perspective, by Evy Johanne Håland, has been awarded the Elli Köngäs-Maranda Prize by the American Folklore Society (AFS).