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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

Just arrived into the office…

States of suspense The nuclear age, postmodernism and United States fiction and prose   Daniel Cordle     When the atomic bomb exploded over Hiroshima on 6 August 1945, it precipitated... READ MORE

Just arrived into the office…

Shakespeare and laughter   A cultural history Indira Ghose     This book examines laughter in the Shakespearean theatre, and is the first study to focus specifically on laughter, not... READ MORE

New catalogue

Our spanking new catalogue for the Autumn/Winter season of 2008 has arrived into the office…. Yummy. Cover picture is taken from Adrian Horn’s Jukebox Britain, by the way (a great book),... READ MORE

Just arrived into the office…

Piercing the bamboo curtain Tentative bridge-building to China during the Johnson years by Michael Lumbers   This new study is the first comprehensive account of U.S. Policy toward China during the... READ MORE

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