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The family tree detective Fourth edition   Colin Rogers         The long-awaited fourth edition of this best-selling manual continues to offer up-to-date guidance both to... READ MORE

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The empire in one city? Liverpool’s inconvenient imperial past Edited by Sheryllynne Haggerty, Anthony Webster & Nicholas J. White   From the late eighteenth century to the early... READ MORE

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Second sight The visionary imagination in late Victorian literature by Catherine Maxwell   This challenging and important study, which examines a range of canonical and less well-known writers,... READ MORE

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Healthy living in the Alps The origins of winter tourism in Switzerland 1860–1914 Susan Barton The first winter visitors to the Swiss Alps began to arrive in the 1860s and were encouraged to take... READ MORE

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So Clean   Lord Leverhulme, soap and civilisation Brian Lewis This book is an unorthodox biography of William Hesketh Lever, 1st Lord Leverhulme (1851-1925), the founder of the Lever Brothers’... READ MORE

CUBA WELCOMES NEW MUP EDITION

The classic Cuban testimonial text, Biografia de un Cimarrón (Biography of a runaway slave) is to be published for the first time in England. The testimony of Esteban Montejo, the last surviving... READ MORE

The Irish Voter wins prestigious award

The Irish Voter has won the Political Studies Association of Ireland book award for 2008, as the best book published in Irish politics this year. It’s only the second year of the award, which... READ MORE

A passion for films

We’re sad to report that Tony Whitehead, MUP author and film programmer at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff, has sadly died at the age of 46 following a battle with cancer. These kind words come... READ MORE

Frankfurt and new books

The offices are feeling empty this week as several of us have gone to the Frankfurt book fair; a very important time of the year for us. They’ll be back next week, no doubt with a full report on... READ MORE

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