History

Smells, grid-planning, and urinary medicine… all in one season for LUP’s medieval list!

As part of focusing on Medieval Studies in August in celebration of #LUP120 we take a sneak preview of three medieval titles appearing in Spring 2020. Sense and Feeling in Daily Living in the Anglo-Saxon World edited by Maren Clegg Hyer and Gale Owen-Crocker and the fourth volume in The Material Culture of Daily Living … Continue reading

Journals, News

LUP Journals now indexed in the Cabells Whitelist

We are pleased to announce that Romani Studies, International Development Planning Review, Labour History: A Journal of Labour and Social History, Labour History Review, European Journal of Language Policy, Comma, The Indexer, and Archives are now indexed in the Cabells Whitelist. The Cabells Whitelist is a curated list of over 11,000 academic journals spanning 18 disciplines guides researchers and institutions in getting … Continue reading

History

Aris & Phillips Classical Texts: Marking 40 years of a unique series

When Adrian and Lucinda Phillips published the first Classical Text in 1979, they could not have known either how successful the series would go on to become, or how long running. The series was however founded on the principle, still essential to it today, that it should make works in Greek or Latin accessible to … Continue reading

Enlightenment

Imperial Letters Don’t Burn

Kelsey Rubin-Detlev is the author of The Epistolary art of Catherine the Great, the first book to analyse Catherine the Great as an outstanding Enlightenment letter-writer, and the August volume of the Oxford University Studes in the Enlightenment series. In this blog post, she explores how Catherine cleverly used letter-writing to her advantage and to … Continue reading

Heritage and Landscape

The English Landscape Garden

The 18th-century phenomenon of the English Landscape Garden was so widespread that even today, when so much has been built over or otherwise changed, one is never far from an example throughout England. Michael Symes, author of The English Landscape Garden, has put together the below list of gardens featured in his book which can … Continue reading