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Monthly Archives August 2016

Simulated Shelves: Browse August 2016 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Peace & Conflict Studies, History, Media Studies, Medical Anthropology, Refugee and Migration Studies, Sociology, and Urban Studies, along with our New in Paperback titles.   DEADLY CONTRADICTIONS The New American Empire and Global Warring Stephen P. Reyna

Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day, celebrated on 26th August, is a day proclaimed each year by the United States President to commemorate the granting of the vote to women in 1920. Today, women’s equality has grown to mean much more than just sharing the right to the vote. Numerous International organisations continue to work to provide women across […]

Youth in Revolt: Radicalism & Revolution in European Film

by Benjamin Halligan   My new book concerns Western European film, as allied to protest – around the “Summer of Love” of 1967, and then the “events” of 1968. The book ends with a consideration of film-making as a forum for the regrouping of radical sensibilities, and laboratory for the development of new strategies of political […]

The Berlin Wall Is Built

On August 13, 1961, Berlin woke up to a shock: the East German Army had begun construction on the infamous Berlin Wall. The Wall was initially constructed in the middle of Berlin, and expanded over the following months. It entirely cut off West Berlin from the surrounding East Germany, prohibiting East Germans to pass into West […]

Berghahn Journals: New Issues Published in July

World Breastfeeding Week 2016

  World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is an annual celebration which is held yearly from 1st to 7th of August in more than 120 countries. Being organized by WABA, WHO and UNICEF, the goal is to promote exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life which yields tremendous health benefits, providing critical nutrients, protection from deadly […]