Irish Studies

Advertising and Consumer Culture in Ireland, 1922-1962

New to our Reappraisals in Irish History series, Stephanie Rains' Advertising and Consumer Culture in Ireland, 1922-1962 is an exciting new perspective on the relationship between consumer culture and Irish national identity. In this blog post Rains introduces us to the relationship between mass media and consumer culture in Ireland and the starting points for … Continue reading

History

Reconstructing Mandaean History by Charles G. Häberl

The Book of Kings is a universal history and capstone to the chief scripture of the Mandaeans, the only surviving Gnostic community from Late Antiquity. For the first time ever, it has been published in English in its entirety, directly translated from original Mandaic manuscripts with a scholarly commentary. Charles G. Häberl introduces his new publication and … Continue reading

Heritage and Landscape, History

The Staffordshire Hoard in ten objects: a selection by Chris Fern and Jenni Butterworth

Warrior Treasure: The Staffordshire Hoard in Anglo-Saxon England is an accessible account of the Staffordshire Hoard research project and its findings. It tells of the discovery of the Hoard, the fundraising campaign to save it for the nation, and the scientific methods used to study it. To celebrate the publication of this book, authors Chris … 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.