Keene State College Medieval and Renaissance Forum–Call for Papers

39th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum

Image and Visual Experience in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Keene State College, Keene, NH, USA

Friday and Saturday April 13-14, 2018

Call for Papers and Sessions

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Book Announcement: The Selected Letters of Charles Whibley: Scholar and Critic

The Selected Letters of Charles Whibley: Scholar and Critic now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781527500334
Hardback, pp438, £67.99 / $114.95

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

Book Announcement: The Great War against Eastern European Jewry, 1914-1920

The Great War against Eastern European Jewry, 1914-1920 now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781527502895
Hardback, pp276, £61.99 / $99.95

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

Book Announcement: Le Corbusier, the Dishonest Architect

Le Corbusier, the Dishonest Architect now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781527502994
Hardback, pp280, £61.99 / $99.95

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

Rituals of Death and Dying in Modern and Ancient Greece Awarded Elli Köngäs-Maranda Prize – Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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).

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