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Stories of Mount Hope

Stories of Mount Hope

Usually based in our Suffolk office near Woodbridge, my work with Boydell and Brewer requires me to spend extended periods in our Rochester location in upstate New York. There are… READ MORE

Women’s History Month 2020

Women’s History Month 2020

This month we recognise Women’s History Month, an annual declared month where the contribution of women to events in history and society are celebrated. It is the hope that one… READ MORE

Books to Look Out for in March 2020

Books to Look Out for in March 2020

Read about the journey of Cameroonian filmmaker Jean-Marie Teno, the operas of Sergei Prokofiev, The Book of Margery Kempe set in the context of medieval medical discourse, to name a… READ MORE

The History of Vasaloppet

The History of Vasaloppet

On the first Sunday in March, Vasaloppet takes place in Sweden. Vasaloppet is a 90km (56 miles) long-distance ski race from Sälen to Mora. It is the oldest cross-country race… READ MORE

Crusading in Context

Crusading in Context

The crusading movement was a defining feature of the history of Europe, the Mediterranean and the Near East during the central and later Middle Ages. Ideas and practices associated with… READ MORE

Reading and Shaping Medieval Cartularies

Reading and Shaping Medieval Cartularies

We are delighted to have just published Dr Joanna Tucker’s book, which offers a new approach to our study of cartularies by integrating both physical and textual features to analyse… READ MORE

Hawks and Doves in Sudan’s Armed Conflict

Hawks and Doves in Sudan’s Armed Conflict

Suad M. E. Musa shares the story behind writing the 2019 Aidoo-Snyder Award winning book, Hawks and Doves in Sudan’s Armed Conflict, Al-Hakkamat Baggara Women of Darfur, published by James… READ MORE

A Valentine’s Blog

A Valentine’s Blog

Every year, on February 14, Valentine’s Day is celebrated across the world and February has long been recognised as a month of romance. We want to wish everyone a very… READ MORE

Before the Baton

Before the Baton

How was large-scale music directed or conducted in Britain before baton conducting took hold in the 1830s? Peter Holman writes of his research into music direction in eighteenth-century England and… READ MORE

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