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Terry Gilliam season at the BFI

As the world holds their breath for the next Terry Gilliam creation, the BFI is this week taking a peek into the career and personal imaginarium of one of the most lauded and provocative auteurs... READ MORE

Memorial concert for Ewan MacColl

The memorial concert for Ewan MacColl (25 January 1915 – 22 October 1989) looks set to be a landmark folk occasion, commemorating the life and work of one of the major architects of the English... READ MORE

New Open Access Journal

Ethnicity and Race in a Changing World: A Review Journal is our first to be published as an open access journal. The journal contributes to the academic debate into race relations. It is an... READ MORE

Recognition for Carers

By John Costello I am delighted that the Manchester University Press Friends and Family series is contributing to Carers week 2009 by launching the first book in the series Caring for someone with a... READ MORE

Prizewinner: Destination Australia

Eric Richards, author of Destination Australia, has won the has won the Community Relations Commission Award at the 2009 NSW Premiers Literary Awards. The awards were presented on Monday May 18 at the... READ MORE

THES Book of the Week

A wonderful biography of Evelyn Sharp by Angela John has been chosen as THES Book of the Week this week! Here’s what they said about it:- ‘This compelling, poignant biography paints a... READ MORE

Reviews of Artisans of the body

Sandra Cavallo, author of Artisans of the body in early modern Italy, has had some wonderful reviews of the book, both in the latest issue of Gender in History and at the enormous Reviews in History... READ MORE

Sample chapters

A lot of our titles have a sample chapter attached to them so you can get a great free preview of the book. Simply browse our catalogue and individual pages for titles will have a sample chapter that... READ MORE

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