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

Upcoming conferences

AAH Conference We’re at the AAH conference tomorrow; come and visit our stand and browse our titles. We’ll be located in the Geoffrey Manton building, on the Manchester Metropolitan... READ MORE

Let’s get to the dance already!

Slumdog Millionaire (2008) Celestino Deleyto Never did the slums look so pretty, as if already perceived through the eyes of the protagonist after winning millions (of rupees) at the fictional TV quiz... READ MORE

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