Art, History, Liverpool Interest

Who were the ship portraitists and marine artists who worked in Liverpool?

A Dictionary of Liverpool Ship Portraitists and Marine Artists by Anthony Tibbles is an illustrated dictionary providing comprehensive biographical and artistic information about all the ship portraitists and marine artists who worked in and around the port of Liverpool from the late eighteenth century until the present day. To celebrate the publication of this new … Continue reading


Five books that have shaped my thinking: In conversation with author Patricia Smyth

Author of Paul Delaroche: Painting and Popular Spectacle, Patricia Smyth, takes us through the five books that have helped to mould her thinking. Richard Sennett, The Fall of Public Man, London and Boston: Faber and Faber, 1986 What struck me about this book when I first read it in the early 1990s is the way … Continue reading

Art, Enlightenment, History, Jewish Studies

Ancient Objects Spotlight: Reading List

This reading list showcases a collection of books that explore the importance of Ancient objects and the roles they played within their respective societies. As a part of this celebration throughout April we are offering 30% off selected eBook and print books on the Liverpool University Press website with the code ANCIENT30.

Art, Jewish Studies, Journals, News

Spotlight on Aesthetics and the Environment: 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.