News

Position available: Production Editor / Senior Production Editor

Production Editor / Senior Production Editor Widely recognized for its progressive and energetic approach to publishing, Liverpool University Press (LUP) is an award-winning scholarly publisher, producing 150 books every year, 40 academic journals and a number of digital collections. The Press has grown significantly in recent years and is located in a beautifully refurbished Georgian … Continue reading

History, Journals, News, Political History, postcolonial studies

Spotlight on Black History: Free to read journal articles, plus 30% off selected e-book and print books

For August we are putting a spotlight on Aesthetics and the Environment, focusing on our Art, Architecture and Sculpture books, journals and digital collections.

Enlightenment

Further work on English pamphlets that coopt “a Persian” for political polemics

Cyrus Masroori is one of the editors of Persia and the Enlightenment, the September volume in the Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment series, along with co-editors Whitney Mannies and John Christian Laursen. By carefully studying Persia in the Enlightenment narratives, this volume throws new light on the complexity of intercultural encounters and their impact on the shaping of … Continue reading

History

Soldiers as workers: working-class life and conflict in the British army of the nineteenth century

This piece was originally posted on the Society for the Study of Labour History's blog. Far from being ‘ruffians officered by gentlemen’, the British army of the nineteenth century was made up of a typical cross-section of working-class men whose military lives mirrored those of the civilian working class, says Nick Mansfield, author of Soldiers as … Continue reading

History, Political History

The Global Challenge of Peace: introducing book 17 in the Studies in Labour History series

This piece was originally posted on the Society for the Study of Labour History‘s blog. Histories of the transition from war to peace at the end of the First World War tend to focus on the role of statesmen and imperial powers. A new book in the Studies in Labour History Series aims to re-examine the … Continue reading