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Tag Archives: history

International Day of Families

In the 1993, May 15 was declared as International Day of Families by the United Nations to provide awareness of family related issues and to increase the knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting families. This year’s theme is Families and Urbanization. In recognition of the day, Berghahn is pleased to highlight family […]

In recognition of VE Day

Victory in Europe Day is the day celebrating the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces on Tuesday, 8 May 1945, marking defeat of Nazi Germany and the end of Second World War in Europe. In recognition of the day Berghahn is pleased to offer […]

Remembering the Chernobyl Disaster

In the early morning hours of April 26, 1986 there was a nuclear accident at one of the reactors in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, located near the city of Pripyat, in the north of the Ukrainian SSR in the Soviet Union, creating what many consider to be the worst disaster in the history of […]

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day is held annually on April 24th to recognize and mourn more than 1.5 million victims of the Armenian Genocide, the most tragic element of Armenian history.

Celebrating Earth Day

Celebrated April 22nd, Earth Day 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. For this year’s theme and more information visit www.earthday.org. In joining […]

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 […]

International Day of Forests

Happy 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 our Environmental […]

Celebrating National Barbie Day

March 9th is National Barbie Day! This iconic toy premiered on this day in 1959. To celebrate, we’ve highlighted relevant new titles as well as FREE access to related journal articles.

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.

The Legacy of the Wannsee Conference: 80 Years Later

The New York Times recently featured an article on the Wannsee Conference, one of the most significant events in the history of The Holocaust. On 20 January 1942, fifteen senior German government officials attended a short meeting in Berlin to discuss the deportation and murder of the Jews of Nazi-occupied Europe. Despite lasting less than […]