Irish Studies

Begging, Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland – In Conversation with Ciarán McCabe

Beggars and begging were ubiquitous features of pre-Famine Irish society, yet have gone largely unexamined by historians. Begging, Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland explores for the first time the complex cultures of mendicancy, as well as how wider societal perceptions of and responses to begging were framed by social class, gender and religion. The … Continue reading

Modern Languages

Middlebrow Matters – In Conversation with Diana Holmes

Middlebrow Matters is the first book to study the middlebrow novel in France. It asks what middlebrow means, and applies the term positively to explore the 'poetics' of the types of novel that have attracted 'ordinary' fiction readers - in their majority female - since the end of the 19th century.  The book has recently … Continue reading


Liverpool University Press, Knowledge Unlatched and partners to develop KU Open Analytics

Liverpool University Press a founding partner in KU Open Analytics. KU Open Analytics is a collaborative open access analytics project by Knowledge Unlatched and four founding partners: Cornell University Press (CUP), Edinburgh University Press (EUP), University of Michigan Press (UMP) and Liverpool University Press (LUP).  The alliance has been formed to develop a usage and analytics … Continue reading


Liverpool University Press participates in Knowledge Unlatched

Liverpool University Press is participating in the fifth pledging round of Knowledge Unlatched (KU), the central platform for sustainable Open Access (OA) funding models. Ten LUP titles have been selected for KU Select 2018. Knowledge Unlatched is a global crowd funding initiative supported by more than 500 libraries. Its aim is to make Open Access … Continue reading