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: 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

Highway Engineering Australia reviews Max Lay’s new book The Harnessing of Power

Dr Maxwell Gordon Lay's new book with Cambridge Scholars, The Harnessing of Power: How 19th Century Transport Innovators Transformed the Way the World Operates, has been reviewed in the latest issue of the widely read Australian road magazine Highway Engineering Australia: "The Harnessing of Power: How 19th Century Transport Innovators Transformed the Way the World Operates is … Continue reading Highway Engineering Australia reviews Max Lay’s new book The Harnessing of Power

New Research in Military History Conference – less than a week to abstract submission deadline

It is now just under a week until the abstract submission deadline for the British Commission for Military History’s (BCMH) forthcoming New Research in Military History 2018 Conference. The conference is being held at the University of Southampton on the 16th and 17th of November. Cambridge Scholars is proud and delighted to be sponsoring the conference, … Continue reading New Research in Military History Conference – less than a week to abstract submission deadline

New Research in Military History Conference – just over a week to abstract submission deadline

It is now just over a week until the abstract submission deadline for the British Commission for Military History’s (BCMH) forthcoming New Research in Military History 2018 Conference. The conference is being held at the University of Southampton on the 16th and 17th of November. Cambridge Scholars is proud and delighted to be sponsoring the conference, … Continue reading New Research in Military History Conference – just over a week to abstract submission deadline

New review of The Great War against Eastern European Jewry, 1914-1920 by Giuseppe Motta

Giuseppe Motta's book, entitled The Great War against Eastern European Jewry, 1914-1920 and published last November by Cambridge Scholars, has been reviewed in the July edition of Slavonic and East European Review by Alexander V. Prusin. A wide ranging and occasionally critical review, an indicative excerpt can be viewed below. The full review can be read here (requires … Continue reading New review of The Great War against Eastern European Jewry, 1914-1920 by Giuseppe Motta

Book review: Peace and Conflict Resolution in Africa: Lessons and Opportunities

Researchers, academics and students of conflict and peace will find this book beneficial and its disposition meticulous. The volume’s strength is its exploration of the subjects of conflict and peace from various dimensions.  One can compare this volume with other illustrious books in the field of conflict and its obvious strength is its focus on … Continue reading Book review: Peace and Conflict Resolution in Africa: Lessons and Opportunities

Call for chapters: British Travel Narratives on Wars

British Travel and Narratives on Wars is a forthcoming edited collection under consideration for publication by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, and the editors Jeanne Dubino and Elisabetta Marino invite contributors to submit book chapter proposals. If you are interested in contributing please contact marino@lettere.uniroma2.it  and dubinoja@appstate.edu for further information. From Homer’s epics to Herodotus’s histories, warring has been synonymous … Continue reading Call for chapters: British Travel Narratives on Wars

Dr Mary Honan given a civic reception honouring her scholarly work on peace, justice, and reconciliation

We are delighted to share news that Dr Mary Honan, author of The Literary Representation of World War II Childhood: Interrogating the Concept of Hospitality, published with Cambridge Scholars in 2017, was honoured with a civic reception recognising "her outstanding academic research on race & ethnic relations, peace & reconciliation" (see here for more details). … Continue reading Dr Mary Honan given a civic reception honouring her scholarly work on peace, justice, and reconciliation