Paperback titles released this April to June

It’s easy to keep track of the many paperbacks we now publish across our imprints and subjects: we’ll collect them all here and update the list quarterly. Full descriptions, contents and details of eBook editions are just a click away. If you think a particular title might be suitable for adoption on a course you teach please don’t hesitate to contact us – see full details here. Any queries? Just mail [email protected] or [email protected].

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The Art and Science of the Church Screen in Medieval Europe

Edited by Spike Bucklow, Richard Marks and Lucy Wrapson

Fresh examinations of one of the most important church furnishings of the middle ages.

Boydell Press

Beyond Religious Tolerance

Edited by Insa Nolte, Olukoya Ogen and Rebecca Jones

A counterbalance to the predominant study of Islam's role in social and political struggles, this book examines life in Ede, south-west Nigeria, offering important analyses of religious co-existence.

James Currey

A Critical History of German Film, Second Edition

by Stephen Brockmann

The most comprehensive, readable history of German cinema now appears in an expanded, up-to-date new edition that is particularly useful for students and teachers of German film history.

Camden House

Discovering William of Malmesbury

Edited by Rodney M Thomson, Emily Dolmans and Emily A. Winkler

A fresh look at William of Malmesbury which not only demonstrates his real greatness as a historian and his European vision, but also the breadth of his learning across a number of other disciplines.

Boydell Press

Eyewitness and Crusade Narrative

by Marcus Bull

The idea of what an "eyewitness" account is here scrutinised through examination of key Crusading texts.

Boydell Press

Financing Cotton

by Steven Toms

This book links the world of finance directly to the fate of the cotton and textile industry, long a metaphor for the rise and fall of Britain as a manufacturing economy.

Boydell Press

Globalized Peripheries

Edited by Jutta Wimmler and Klaus Weber

Globalized Peripheries examines the commodity flows and financial ties within Central and Eastern Europe in order to situate these regions as important contributors to Atlantic trade networks.

Boydell Press

Land, Investment & Politics

Edited by Jeremy Lind, Doris Okenwa and Ian Scoones

Examines the new challenges facing Africa's pastoral drylands from large-scale investments and how this might affect the economic and political landscape for the regions affected and their peoples.

James Currey

The Manuscript and Meaning of Malory's Morte Darthur

by Kevin S Whetter

An examination of the rubricated letters in the Morte makes a convincing case for the design being by Malory himself.


Medieval English Theatre 41

Edited by Sarah Carpenter, Elisabeth Dutton, Meg Twycross and Gordon L Kipling

Essays on the performance of drama from the middle ages, ranging from the well-known cycles of York to matter from Iran.


Murder on the Middle Passage

by Nicholas Rogers

How the death of a fifteen-year-old girl aboard the slave ship Recovery shook the British establishment.

Boydell Press

The New Black Middle Class in South Africa

by Roger Southall

Provides the most comprehensive account since the early 1960s of South Africa's "black middle class".

James Currey

Norman Rule in Normandy, 911-1144

by Mark Hagger

A magisterial survey of Normandy from its origins in the tenth century to its conquest some two hundred years later.

Boydell Press

Public Participation in Archaeology

Edited by Suzie Thomas and Joanne Lea

An examination of the engagement of the general public with archaeology worldwide.

Boydell Press

West African Masking Traditions and Diaspora Masquerade Carnivals

by Raphael Chijioke Njoku

A revisionist account of African masquerade carnivals in transnational context that offers readers a unique perspective on the connecting threads between African cultural trends and African American cultural artifacts

University of Rochester Press