Podcast: Inventing Transgender Children and Young People

Michele Moore and Heather Brunskell-Evans, editors of the recent volume Inventing Transgender Children and Young People (2019), were recently invited onto David Crowe’s podcast The Infectious Myth. With David they discuss the rapid rise in gender dysphoria and transgenderism in the UK, including the dominant role that transgender organizations have played in education and treatment … Continue reading Podcast: Inventing Transgender Children and Young People

The History of Wine as a Medicine wins two Gourmand International prizes

Dr Philip Norrie’s The History of Wine as a Medicine has been awarded two prestigious prizes by Gourmand International, winning Australian Book of the Year and Best Australian Drink and Health Book for 2019. With contributions by Dr Joseph Maroon and Jeff Bost, the text is the first to describe mankind’s 5,000 year history of … Continue reading The History of Wine as a Medicine wins two Gourmand International prizes

New Postcolonial Dialectics: An Intercultural Comparison of Indian and Nigerian English Plays (Featured Review)

“Sarbani Vengadasalam’s New Postcolonial Dialectics: An Intercultural Comparison of Indian and Nigerian English Plays is a model of comparative postcolonial analysis because she discusses the specific context and history of each colonial and postcolonial experience and each playwright while arguing convincingly for similarities. In other words, she finds important common ground without losing sight of … Continue reading New Postcolonial Dialectics: An Intercultural Comparison of Indian and Nigerian English Plays (Featured Review)

Santiago Sia awarded a DLitt for his published work

We at Cambridge Scholars Publishing are proud to announce that Santiago Sia, one of our most prolific authors, has been awarded a D.Litt. by the National University of Ireland (NUI). The D.Litt., a higher doctorate on published work, is the highest qualification awarded by the NUI to scholars who have “over a sustained period, published … Continue reading Santiago Sia awarded a DLitt for his published work

Gender and Popular Culture: Identity Constructions and Representations

Edited by Kusha Tiwari, this recently released collection of essays explores contemporary reflections on interactions between gender and culture. The 11 contributions focus on varied dimensions of popular culture that define, interpret, validate, interrogate and rupture gender conventions. There are discussions on how children react to gender expectations and how this reaction is reflected in … Continue reading Gender and Popular Culture: Identity Constructions and Representations

Professor Stefaan Missinne presents in Rome

The Centro Italiano per gli Studi Storico Geografici in Rome was the latest institution to host Professor Stefaan Missinne, who was again presenting the remarkable findings contained within his book The Da Vinci Globe. Academics from countries all across Europe attended the international conference. Also being discussed was Ferdinand Magellan's circumnavigation of the Earth. To … Continue reading Professor Stefaan Missinne presents in Rome

Fuel for the Future: Processed High Quality Coals for Low- and Zero-emissions Power (Featured Review)

“All you need to know about clean coal technology to realise that coal combustion will still be a major contributor to clean energy production.” Today's featured review is of George Domazetis' volume Fuel for the Future: Processed High Quality Coals for Low- and Zero-emissions Power. The volume examines efforts by both industry and governments to … Continue reading Fuel for the Future: Processed High Quality Coals for Low- and Zero-emissions Power (Featured Review)

Book Launch: Modern Rome: From Napoleon to the Twenty-First Century

Cambridge Scholars are proud to announce the first English language edition of Italo Insolera's classic text Modern Rome: From Napoleon to the Twenty-First Century. After fifty years and fifteen editions in Italy, this groundbreaking work in the field of historical urban studies has now been expertly translated. A masterful narrative leads the reader through the last … Continue reading Book Launch: Modern Rome: From Napoleon to the Twenty-First Century

The definitive text on Maurice Aristide Chapelan

Maurice Aristide Chapelan (1906-1992) was a French journalist, literary critic, grammarian, poet, aphorist and novelist, who devoted his life and work to expounding the beauty he saw in the French language, all the while passionately upholding its correct usage in both speech and writing. While he is best remembered for the weekly chroniques de langue … Continue reading The definitive text on Maurice Aristide Chapelan

Featured Review: The TOMS Effect

In 2006, the TOMS shoe company radically disrupted the for-profit business model, literally for good. In challenging what a money-making company could do with its earnings, TOMS incorporated a giving component within its business model, making giving intrinsic to each sale. For every pair of shoes sold, another pair would be given away to a … Continue reading Featured Review: The TOMS Effect