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William Shakespeare

Widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the English language and the world’s greatest dramatist, William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright and actor. Shakespeare’s plays being translated in over 50 languages and performed across the globe for audiences of all ages. Shakespeare was also an actor and the creator of the Globe […]

Earth Day

Each year, Earth Day — April 22 — marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Earth Day 1970 capitalized on the emerging consciousness, channeling the energy of the anti-war protest movement and putting environmental concerns front and center. The very first Earth day celebration brought 20 million Americans […]

Celebrating International Day for Monuments and Sites

  Celebrated yearly on April 18th, the International Day for Monuments and Sites, also known as World Heritage Day, encourages local communities and individuals throughout the world to consider the importance of cultural heritage to their lives and to promote awareness of its diversity and vulnerability and the efforts required to protect and conserve it. […]

Born on April 15: Durkheim, the ‘founding father’ of sociology

“Social man…is the masterpiece of existence.” ― Émile Durkheim (April 15, 1858 – November 15, 1917) David Émile Durkheim was a French sociologist, social psychologist and philosopher. Along with Karl Marx and Max Weber, he formally established the academic discipline and and is commonly cited as the principal architect of modern social science and father of […]

Berghahn Books at SAA 2019 Conference!

We are delighted to inform you that we will be attending the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) 84th annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico on April 10 – 14, 2019. Please stop by our Booth #302 to browse our latest selection of books at special discounted prices and pick up free journal samples.   If […]

SIMULATED SHELVES: BROWSE March 2019 NEW BOOKS & JOURNALS

  We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Development Studies, Gender Studies, History, and Media Studies, along with our new in paperback titles and new Berghahn Journal issues published in March.      

INTRODUCING MICHAEL R.M. WARD AS THE NEW EDITOR OF BOYHOOD STUDIES

It is with real pleasure, but also with a little apprehension, that I introduce myself as the new editor of Boyhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal. It is a very important and critical time for gender scholars, and I want to use this piece as a general announcement of this change in, or addition to, in […]

World Water Day

World Water Day is an annual event celebrated on March 22. The day focuses attention on the importance of freshwater and advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. For an opportunity to learn more about water related issues and how to take action to make a difference please visit www.worldwaterday.org   In recognition of this year’s […]

International Day of Forests

Celebrating International Day of Forests! Yearly on March 21st the United Nations promotes education and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. “Healthy forests mean healthy, resilient communities and prosperous economies.” For more information visit un.org     Berghahn is pleased to offer a selection of relevant books and journal articles from […]

Berghahn Books at SfAA 2019 Conference!

We are delighted to inform you that we will be attending the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) annual meeting in Portland, Oregon on March 19-23, 2019. Please stop by our stand to browse our latest selection of books at a special discounted prices and pick up free journal samples. If you are unable to attend, we […]