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.

History, News

Liverpool University Press announces new Viking Studies series

Liverpool University Press is delighted to announce a new series Viking Europe: Connections and Culture in the Early Medieval World, led by series editors Steve Ashby (York), Clare Downham (Liverpool), Ann Zanette Tsigaridas Glørstad (Oslo), and Stephen Harrison (Glasgow). The series will focus on new archaeological and historical research into the Viking World. It will … Continue reading

Modern Languages, Political History

The Bright Side of Modernity

In this exclusive commentary, Coletta revisits the central ideas explored in her book, Decadent Modernity, discussing the bright side of modernity, analysing the complexities and contradictions of our fast-changing world and the idea of ‘Latin America’ as a geo-political region.

History

Translating ‘Pearl’?

This month we published a new edition of the fourteenth-century poem Pearl, edited and translated by Thorlac Turville-Petre. Pearl concerns a father’s grief for the death of his infant daughter, whom he then meets in a dream. She attempts to bring him to an understanding of the place of death in the divine plan. This … Continue reading