New Review of The Da Vinci Globe (Professor Stefaan Missinne) by map curator (retired) Newberry Library: Robert Karrow

Please see below for excerpts from Robert Karrow’s review of Dr Stefaan Missinne's The Da Vinci Globe: a thoroughly well-researched and comprehensive biography of one of history's most compelling artifacts. "Missinne demonstrated quite convincingly that the Ostrich Egg Globe (OEG) was actually the original pattern (lost for 500 years) for the mold in which the Lenox … Continue reading New Review of The Da Vinci Globe (Professor Stefaan Missinne) by map curator (retired) Newberry Library: Robert Karrow

Meet our Authors: Takesure Taringana – December 2018

Takesure Taringana is an economic historian and a Lecturer in the Department of Economic History at the University of Zimbabwe. He obtained his BA Honours degree in Economic History and his MPhil in African Economic History in 2008 and 2015 respectively. He has a sharp interest in agricultural commodities and development in Africa, and mainly … Continue reading Meet our Authors: Takesure Taringana – December 2018

Book launch – Protection, Patronage, or Plunder? British Machinations and (B)uganda’s Struggle for Independence

We are delighted to share news that Apollo N. Makubuya's book Protection, Patronage, or Plunder? British Machinations and (B)uganda’s Struggle for Independence was launched successfully at Mestil Hotel in Kampala on Tuesday the 11th  of December 2018. A full report and account of the launch can be read here, and please see below for a TV … Continue reading Book launch – Protection, Patronage, or Plunder? British Machinations and (B)uganda’s Struggle for Independence

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