Tag: Richard Barber

Happy Birthday Richard Barber!

Happy Birthday Richard Barber!

This week sees a landmark birthday for Dr Richard Barber, co-founder in 1969 of the Boydell Press which in time merged with Derek Brewer’s imprint to form Boydell & Brewer. All of… READ MORE

Bees, Brooches and Books

Bees, Brooches and Books

Richard Barber on the sad reason relatively little medieval jewellery exists and how while writing his new book, Magnificence and Princely Splendour in the Middle Ages, he set about recreating… READ MORE

Books to Look Out for in April 2020

Books to Look Out for in April 2020

This month we publish the marvellous Magnificence by Richard Barber, the first-ever comprehensive examination of Tzvetan Todorov’s cultural theory, a collection of pedagogical essays that presents proven strategies for the… READ MORE

Magnificence

Magnificence

We are so thrilled to be publishing Magnificence, Richard Barber’s latest book. A truly beautiful object in itself, it is filled with colour illustrations of the treasures that signified the… READ MORE

A Christmas Blog

A Christmas Blog

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. ”― Norman Vincent Peale Christmas is around the corner and at Boydell & Brewer we… READ MORE

Top 5 Animal Books

Top 5 Animal Books

It’s likely that most of our forebears often lived in much closer contact with animals, keeping them in close proximity for the many resources they could provide. Some creatures, due… READ MORE

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