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IMPORTANT: Print Books Distribution Announcement

As we look forward to a productive 2017, Berghahn Books Inc. is undertaking significant changes to its print books distribution management. We are delighted to announce that as of March 1st 2017, responsibility for print distribution for the Americas, Australasia, China, Taiwan, and Japan will be taken over by the Academic Services Division of the Ingram […]

World Anthropology Day

On February 16th, the American Anthropological Association celebrates World Anthropology Day, which has been set to recognize the field of anthropology and the work of anthropologists within it. World Anthropology Day is a day for anthropologists to celebrate and participate in their discipline with the public around them.  For more information on Anthropology day, visit the AAA […]

Honoring Polish Filmmaker Andrzej Wajda

  Andrzej Wajda, Polish film and theatre director, passed away on October 9, 2016.   Recipient of an Honorary Oscar and the Palme d’Or, he was a prominent member of the “Polish Film School“. He was known especially for his trilogy of war films consisting of A Generation (1954), Kanał (1956) and Ashes and Diamonds (1958).   […]

The meanings of Charlie Hebdo and the value of scholarship on comics and cartoons

This post was written by European Comic Art journal editor Mark McKinney and originally published on our blog in January 2015 immediately following the tragic attacks against the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris.   

Special Sale for US Customers (+ Free Shipping!)

  As the year winds down, we are very pleased to announce a special sale on select titles! These anthropology, history, film studies, and cultural studies titles are 80% off for our US customers. We also offer free shipping within the US. Offer expires 11/15/16. Just use discount code FALL16 at checkout for any of […]

Museum Studies Resources

  The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, often referred to as The Guggenheim, opened on October 21, 1959 at 1071 Fifth Avenue on the corner of East 89th Street in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, though both Guggenheim and Wright would die before the […]

I Want To Be Greedy for the United States

By Jared Poley   Back in late January, just before the Iowa caucus, Donald Trump held an event in support of military veterans. Exhorting the crowd to donate to veteran’s charities and critiquing the power held by lobbyists over the political system, Trump took the opportunity to express what might be called his theory of […]

Caryn Berg Named Archaeology Editor for Berghahn Books

We’re pleased to announce that Caryn Berg has been appointed as the first archaeology editor for Berghahn Books. For the past ten years, she was the archaeology editor for Left Coast Press, which was recently sold to Taylor and Francis. She has also worked as an educator and consulting archaeologist. Dr. Berg, who earned her […]

Berghahn Books Shortlisted for the IPG Frankfurt Book Fair Academic & Professional Publisher of the Year Award

We are thrilled to announce that Berghahn Books has been shortlisted for the Frankfurt Book Fair Academic & Professional Publisher of the Year Award from the Independent Publishers’ Guild. We are in excellent company alongside fellow nominees Bloomsbury Publishing, Policy Press, and SAGE Publishing.   In shortlisting Berghahn Books, a first-time entrant, the judges remarked: […]

Searching for Feelings: The Scrolls of Auschwitz and Son of Saul

by Nicholas Chare & Dominic Williams   Nicholas Chare and Dominic Williams are the authors of Matters of Testimony: Interpreting the Scrolls of Auschwitz and recently published an article about the book on Slate’s blog, The Vault.   The Hungarian director László Nemes was moved by writings known as the Scrolls of Auschwitz to create […]