Subject Areas

Anthropology
Archaeology
Art History Including exciting new research monographs, edited volumes and core student textbooks in art history and the history of design and material culture, this is one of our fastest-growing  subject areas. Key series include Rethinking Art’s Histories and V&A Studies in Design.
Business Studies
Cultural Studies
Economics A select list of key texts that includes the classic bestsellers Mathematics for economists (now in its third edition) and The UK financial system (now it its fourth edition).
Education Based around  the new series Universities and lifelong learning, and also containing some strong selling texts on education and education policy in Ireland.
Film and Media Key series include French Film Directors, the Spanish and Latin American Film Directors and The Television series.
History From medieval to modern history, though imperialism, popular culture, gender, war and medicine, MUP’s impressive history list has a reputation in particular for publishing cutting edge work in cultural history. Key series include Politics, Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain, Manchester Medieval Sources and Cultural History of Modern War.
International Relations
Irish Studies This is a cornerstone of the MUP publishing programme and our strength in this area goes across all our different lists. A series on Irish Society, recent bestselling title Political corruption in Ireland by journalist Elaine Byrne, Irish literature since 1990 by Scott Brewster and Michael Parker and Catriona Clear’s Social change and everyday life in Ireland show the breadth of our coverage in this vitally important area for MUP.
Language Texts A classic collection of original Spanish and Italian works of literature and poetry with English language commentaries. 
Law Our law publishing is centred around the renowned Melland Schill Studies in international law series which includes such classics as Law of the Sea (Lowe and Churchill), Contemporary law of armed conflict (Green) and  Law on the battlefield (Rogers) now in its third edition.
Literature Core strengths consist of: Medieval texts; Renaissance and Shakespearean studies and drama; the literature of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; Victorian literature (including Gothic); early Modernism; contemporary writing; postcolonial; gender and literary theory and contemporary theatre.
Local Studies
Music
Politics A number of areas of specialism, including British and Irish politics, US and European politics, International Relations and conflict studies.  Key series include Europe in Change, New Approaches to Conflict Analysis, Reappraising the Political, Politics Today and the newly launched Irish Society
Reference
Religion
Sociology This list includes titles that take a fresh and challenging look at the interactions between politics, society, history, culture and sociology.Key series include New Ethnographies.
Study Guides
Theatre Studies
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