Our August 2021 update with the latest forthcoming titles from all of Boydell & Brewer’s imprints and many client presses. As ever, please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected] (or [email protected] if you are based in North or South America). If you would like to reserve review copies, request advance proofs or find out more information.

Béla Bartók in Italy

by Nicolò Palazzetti

Examines the reputation of the Hungarian musician Béla Bartók (1881-1945) as an antifascist hero.

From Rebels to Rulers

by Paul Naylor

A reinterpretation of the history of Sokoto that provides a new assessment of its leaders and their visions for the Muslim state.


by Julian Brown

In-depth account of the Marikana massacre, based on the voices of the miners and their families themselves, from the build up to the strike to attempts to hold the state to account and its lasting significance.
Jacana: Southern Africa (South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Botswana).

Middle English Biblical Poetry

by Cathy Hume

A new analysis of the neglected genre of medieval Biblical poetry.

The Military Papers of Field Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck, Volume 1: 1940-42

by Timothy Bowman

Key documents relating to Auchinleck's career up to the First Battle of El Alamein in July 1942, including his time as Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army and of the Middle East Theatre.

Saints' Legends in Medieval Sarum Breviaries

by Sherry L Reames

Comprehensive catalogue of the hagiographical lessons in Sarum breviaries, with key studies of the most crucial elements.

Saints, Cure-Seekers and Miraculous Healing in Twelfth-Century England

by Ruth J. Salter

Traces the journey from ill health to miraculous cure through the lens of hagiographical texts from twelfth-century England.

Vote with a Bullet

by Sascha Pöhlmann

Conceptualizes the genre of American assassination fiction as a dramatization of the tension between individualism and mass society in US culture.