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New series: DISABILITY HISTORY

This new series published by Manchester University Press responds to the growing interest in disability as a discipline worthy of historical research. The series has a broad international historical... READ MORE

OAPEN – a new frontier?

I went to Goettingen in Germany at the start of this week, to kick off OAPEN, a project in open access publishing. It is quite cutting edge, as it is looking at open access in humanities monographs,... READ MORE

Exclusive blog by Richard Jackson

In 2005, I published Writing the War on Terrorism: Language, Politics and Counter-terrorism (MUP). It was one of the first critical analyses of the public language employed by the Bush administration... READ MORE

Review, review, revew!

Great Satan’s Rage, by Scott Wilson, has received a great review in the Times Higher Education Supplement! Read it online for FREE READ MORE

Upcoming conferences in August

Still chugging along in our conference season, this and next month looks set to be pretty busy. Here’s where we’ll be (click on the conference titles to find out more) :- International Shakespeare... READ MORE

Erotic Awards 2008

By Lucy Robinson, author of Gay Men and the Left in Post War Britain: how the personal got political. Forty years after the ‘swinging sixties’ and sexual liberation it seems that the boundaries... READ MORE

Is it time to legalise drugs?

‘Perhaps the worst thing that prohibition has done is create criminal gangs.’ Dr Paul O’Mahony, author of MUP’s bestselling book, The Irish War on Drugs, makes this... READ MORE

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