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Category Archives: Blog

Most Popular #BerghahnOpenAnthro Articles of 2020

Berghahn Open Anthro is a subscribe-to-open model being piloted by Berghahn Books in partnership with Libraria, a group of researchers who are also supporting a number of other publishers hoping to adopt this model should the pilot prove successful. This model was developed in part through a 2019 ground-breaking collaborative meeting between publishers, libraries, funders, and OA experts.

Fascism and Film

Excerpted from Carl Plantinga’s “Fascist Affect in 300,” in Projections 13(2), 20-37.

Ceri Houlbrook: Love in the Time of Covid

Love-locking, the attachment of a padlock to a public structure, is the forte of the traveler. Although not exclusively a tourist custom, it is a popular practice for people visiting a new place and wanting to leave their mark on it. The love-lock has become the inverted souvenir: left behind rather than taken away, but […]

Fascism and Critical Thinking

Excerpted from Alexandra Oeser’s WHEN WILL WE TALK ABOUT HITLER? German Students and the Nazi Past

Enter to Win a $100 Giftcard for Blackwell’s Bookstore

In the spirit of celebrating and supporting independent booksellers during this difficult time, we are excited to announce that we are giving away a $100 gift card to Blackwell’s, an “Oxford family bookshop.” Why support independent booksellers? Independent bookshops, like many other small businesses, have been hugely impacted by government-mandated shutdowns as a result of […]

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”