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Tag Archives: heritage studies

EXCERPT: THE BEST WE SHARE

In connection with the 50th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, celebrated November 16th, Berghahn is excited to feature an excerpt from The Best We Share: Nation, Culture and World-Making in the UNESCO World Heritage Arena by Christoph Brumann. The paperback edition is forthcoming April 2023! Take advantage of the 25% discount on eBook and […]

Happy International Archaeology Day!

Established in 2011 by the Archaeological Institute of America, International Archaeology Day is celebrated every third Saturday in October, commemorating the field of archaeology and its contributions to society. Local celebrations organized by the AIA and other institutions occur throughout the month of October. There are also many online activities associated with International Archaeology Day, […]

National Read a Book Day 2022

September 6th marks National Read a Book Day in the United States. To celebrate, we want to share what the Berghahn staff is currently reading and a scholarly reading from Berghahn Books we recommend for you.

Celebrating International Museum Day

On May 18th the worldwide museum community celebrates International Museum Day. This day is an occasion to raise public awareness on how important museums are in the enrichment of cultural exchange, development of society, and cooperation among people. For more information on the theme and calendar of events, visit the International Council of Museums webpage.

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. For […]

EXCERPT: A History of The Love-Lock Custom

In the spirit of Saint Valentine’s Day, celebrated February 14th, we’re pleased to feature an excerpt from “Dating Love: A History of The Love-Lock Custom,” Chapter 1 of Unlocking the Love-Lock: The History and Heritage of a Contemporary Custom by Ceri Houlbrook.

Born a Slave, Died a Pioneer: Nathan Harrison and the Historical Archaeology of Legend

We’re pleased to present an excerpt from the introduction to Born a Slave, Died a Pioneer: Nathan Harrison and the Historical Archaeology of Legend by Seth Mallios. For a limited time, receive 25% off the paperback with code MAL308.

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 […]

Texts for Teaching

Our textbooks and paperbacks are perfectly suited for teaching beyond the traditional classroom, in remote learning environments and with large class sizes. View our list of recent and featured titles suitable for courses below (available in eBook and paperback) and visit the title links for format options and freely available introductions.

Spring Simulated Shelves

Browse our February and March 2020 releases in Anthropology, Archaeology/Heritage Studies, History, Memory Studies, and Mobility Studies and see what’s new in paperback.