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Books to Look Out for in May 2021

Books to Look Out for in May 2021

Welcome to May and new releases from Boydell & Brewer! We have an exciting new list coming this month including the long-awaited autobiography of Humphrey Burton, cutting-edge research in the… READ MORE

African Literature

African Literature

In April’s already award-winning title Sol Plaatje’s Mhudi: History, criticism, celebration, international scholars explore one of the most important postcolonial novels of African literature. This important exploration inspired us to… READ MORE

When the Dead Rise

When the Dead Rise

It’s perhaps not surprising that stories and art depicting cadavers should captivate people’s imagination. A resurrected body is at the very centre of Christianity. Paul Binski pins the thriving of… READ MORE

St Stephen’s College, Westminster

St Stephen’s College, Westminster

Elizabeth Bigg’s new book is the full-length account of St Stephen’s College, the royally-favoured religious institution at the heart of the busy administrative world of the Palace of Westminster and… READ MORE

Uganda

Uganda

This month Contesting Catholics from James Currey has been published. The book is the first scholarly treatment of Uganda’s first elected ruler and offers new insights into the religious and… READ MORE

Human Agency in Medieval Society, 1100–1450

Human Agency in Medieval Society, 1100–1450

What did it mean to be an autonomous agent in European medieval society? Dr Epurescu-Pascovici’s new book investigates this fundamental issue. In the simplest terms, agency is about individuals’ capacity to… READ MORE