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Berghahn’s Best-selling Books in History

We are delighted to present a list of our History bestsellers in honor of the American Historical Association’s 2020 – 2021 Virtual Conference. Visit our Virtual AHA Booth for special opportunities for discounts and engagements.

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Berghahn Staff Recipes

In the spirit of Show and Tell at Work Day, we’d like to share a few recipes from our Berghahn staff.

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Book Preview: Making Scenes: Global Perspectives on Scenes in Rock Art

Did scenes in rock art create new ways of seeing the world? In commemoration of #OldRockDay on 7 January, we are delighted to provide a book preview (along with striking images) of Iain Davidson and April Nowell’s forthcoming title, MAKING SCENES: Global Perspectives on Scenes in Rock Art, available February 2021.

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Editors’ Picks: Recommended reading from the Berghahn Editorial Team

Our editors have put together a list of recommendations per our updated subject categories. Bundle any of these eBooks together at a discounted price by using coupon code 2020EOY through our website. See details about this offer below.

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Berghahn’s Best-selling Books in Anthropology

Winner of the American Anthropological Association’s Executive Director’s Award of Excellence for Publishing in Anthropology, Berghahn Books is proud to remain “absolutely essential to scholarly communication in the field of Anthropology.

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THE MOST INFLUENTIAL ANTHROPOLOGISTS TODAY

The team at Academic Influence recently published their list of the most influential anthropologists today, featuring 25 academics from across the globe. As a publisher of Anthropology for over 25 years we at Berghahn Books were delighted to find a number of our authors featured. The complete list is well worth reading in full, but below we are pleased to share 5 anthropologists who have a particularly close connection with the Berghahn family, presented in the order they appear on the Academic Influence list:

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Boneyard Quiet: A Ghost Story

In recognition of its Halloween release date, our premiere episode of Salon B is themed around bones, featuring bones both real and fabricated as well as the bone-like structure of a now ghostly bridge. Listen to “Bones” here.

Follow along with A.E. Garrison as she recounts the ghosts within the capitalist landscapes of late modernity in her illustrated chapter, “Boneyard Quiet: A Ghost Story,” brought to life through the author’s narration and visualization (below).

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Berghahn Journals Open Access

Our growing collection of Open Access content is available to meet your remote learning and online teaching needs during these trying times. Berghahn Journals invites you to share this list with your students and colleagues.

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Excerpt: Navigating Miscarriage

A striking feature of accounts of and literature on miscarriage is the trope of silence. The slogan of Baby Loss Awareness Week, which began in the UK sixteen years ago, is ‘Break the silence’. . . Approaches to miscarriage have changed dramatically and the silence has steadily eroded in much of Euro-America, as evidenced not only by the introduction of such awareness days and other public forums to articulate feelings of loss, but also by recent campaigns to provide certificates of life for miscarried foetuses under 24 weeks’ gestation; a growing market for miscarriage memorials; and shifts in medical practice, including changes to disposal practices. Read more.

From the introduction of Navigating Miscarriage, “Ambiguities and Navigations” by Susie Kilshaw 

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In Celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2020

October 12, 2020

Indigenous Peoples’ Day is observed every second Monday of October in many states in the U.S. to honor the estimated 370 million indigenous people around the world. Replacing Columbus Day, Indigenous Peoples’ Day recognizes that celebrating the life of Christopher Columbus is the same as celebrating the erasure of Indigenous existence.

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