History

James Owen – Author Insights

James Owen, author of this month's #FreeReadFriday title, Labour and the Caucus gives us his insights into the book, its main arguments and highlights the theme of identity within the Labour Party. Read on to get a sense of Owen's book and peak your interest before downloading your next free LUP ebook! 1)      What prompted you to write this … Continue reading

Modern Languages

Jane Hiddleston – Author Insights

Jane Hiddleston, author of September's Free Read Friday title Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria expands on her work, the main arguments of her book and what marks Assia Djebar as one of the most important figures in North African literature. Read on to gain an exclusive insight from Hiddleston before downloading her book. 1. What prompted you to … Continue reading

History

The Battle of Crécy: new discoveries overturn centuries of scholarship

The Battle of Crécy: Missing by Michael Livingston On 26 August 1346, the invading English army at last stood face-to-face with a vastly more numerous French army on a small hill not far from Crécy. A little chapel nearby was tolling the bells for the mid-afternoon prayers when the French began to charge up at the … Continue reading

Modern Languages

Author Insights – Gavin O’Toole

This month, The Reinvention of Mexico by Gavin O'Toole's is our chosen #FreeReadFriday title. You can learn about the book below before it's available to download free this Friday (5th of August). 1. What prompted you to write this book? The book was a product of my PhD research on the theme of Mexican nationalism, but also of a sense that not … Continue reading