Robert Gibson reviews Robert Letellier’s works on French Grand Opera

Robert Letellier is Cambridge Scholars' most prolific author, with over a hundred books on opera and religion to his name. We are delighted to share a new review of Robert's works on French Grand Opera, expertly authored by Robert Gibson. Please continue reading for the full survey below. Gibson has also produced a fantastic timeline … Continue reading Robert Gibson reviews Robert Letellier’s works on French Grand Opera

Book review: Making America Green and Safe: A History of Sustainable Development and Climate Change

For over 40 years scientists and policy-makers around the world have struggled to build awareness of climate change and to motivate actions that could (a) limit emissions of global warming gases, and (b) build resilience against increasing adverse impacts. This has been the centerpiece of a larger campaign to enable “sustainable development”—creating societies that are … Continue reading Book review: Making America Green and Safe: A History of Sustainable Development and Climate Change

Book review: Biologists in the Age of Totalitarianism: Personal Reminiscences of Ornithologists and Other Naturalists

Biologists in the Age of Totalitarianism: Personal Reminiscences of Ornithologists and Other Naturalists, written by Eugeniusz Nowak and edited and translated by Brian Hillcoat, has been reviewed in the latest issue of Ardea by Rob G. Bijlsma. The review is available here (email registration is required to read the full review), and an indicative excerpt is … Continue reading Book review: Biologists in the Age of Totalitarianism: Personal Reminiscences of Ornithologists and Other Naturalists

A new review of The Da Vinci Globe by Elisabetta Gnignera

The recently published reference publication by Cambridge Scholars Publishing with the Title: The Da Vinci Globe by the Belgian Prof. Dr. Stefaan Missinne, Da Vinci’s expert cartographer, breaks new ground. Based on a very sound methodology, Missinne offers irrefutable evidence for Da Vinci's authorship of the so-called ‘Ostrich Egg Globe’ dating from 1504 and for … Continue reading A new review of The Da Vinci Globe by Elisabetta Gnignera

Book Review: Edmund Burke, the Imperatives of Empire and the American Revolution: An Interpretation

We are delighted to share a new review of H.G. Callaway's Edmund Burke, the Imperatives of Empire and the American Revolution: An Interpretation, published in the latest volume of Studies in Burke and His Time. The full review can be read open access here (scroll down to p.92), and an indicative excerpt is below: "The … Continue reading Book Review: Edmund Burke, the Imperatives of Empire and the American Revolution: An Interpretation

The Homeric Epics and the Chinese Book of Songs: Foundational Texts Compared reviewed in the Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Fritz-Heiner Mutschler's book The Homeric Epics and the Chinese Book of Songs: Foundational Texts Compared has been reviewed on the always fantastic Bryn Mawr Classical Review review site. The review is available open access below.I must confess that I was initially surprised by the topic of this book, a grand comparison of the Greek Homeric epics, the … Continue reading The Homeric Epics and the Chinese Book of Songs: Foundational Texts Compared reviewed in the Bryn Mawr Classical Review