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Reverse Angle: Fifty Years of the Cinema of 1968

By Benjamin Halligan, author of DESIRES FOR REALITY: Radicalism and Revolution in Western European Film   My book Desires for Reality: Radicalism and Revolution in Western European Film was first published in 2016, and Berghahn Books just published a paperback edition.   Since the book concerns militant and radical film and film-making and the events […]

Girlhood Studies is Now Published in Association with the IGSA!

We are delighted to announce that Girlhood Studies is now published in association with the International Girls Studies Association (IGSA)! The IGSA is an association that brings together scholars and practitioners to share information, encourage discussion, and work to develop the field of Girls Studies. An IGSA membership includes an online subscription to the journal. As the […]

SIMULATED SHELVES: BROWSE January 2019 NEW BOOKS

    We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Cultural Studies, History, Museum Studies, and Sociology, along with our New in Paperback titles.       Anthropology   MONETISING THE DIVIDUAL SELF The Emergence of the Lifestyle Blog and Influencers in Malaysia Julian Hopkins Volume 8, Anthropology of […]

To Embroider the Voice with its Own Needle

Yousif M. Qasmiyeh Creative Encounters Editor, Migration and Society In poetry we hunt down details in the hope of preserving them and, in so doing, we assert our commitment to re-reading the daily and re-inventing the becoming. In Creative Encounters, our modest aim, in this inaugural edition of Migration and Society, is to embroider the […]

BERGHAHN BOOKS AT THE SHA 2019 CONFERENCE

We are delighted to inform you that we will be attending the SHA 2019 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology in St. Charles, Missouri, January 9th – 12th, 2019. Please stop by Table 16 to browse our latest selection of books at discounted prices and pick up free journal samples.   If you are unable to attend, we would […]

Berghahn Books at the AHA 2019 Conference

We are delighted to inform you that we will be attending the American Historical Association 2019 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, January 3rd – 6th, 2019. Please stop by Booth #504 to browse our latest selection of books at discounted prices and pick up free journal samples.   To celebrate the launch of our new […]

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The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard The British Museum’s new exhibition ‘The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard’ is now open, the first major museum display of artists’ postcards. Discover the stories behind the postcards. (via Thames & Hudson) ... Continue reading on Tumblr

A look back on some past Valentine’s Day greeting cards and stamps ... Continue reading on Tumblr

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame. — The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde ... Continue reading on Tumblr

Blog: EnviroSociety

New Featured Article!: “Mino-Mnaamodzawin: Achieving Indigenous Environmental Justice in Canada”

The latest Environment and Society featured article is now available! This month's article—”Mino-Mnaamodzawin: Achieving Indigenous Environmental Justice in Canada”—comes from Volume 9 (2018). In her article, Deborah McGregor explores the potential for advancing ... Continue reading →

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Michaela Schäuble: Ecstasy: A review of two recent exhibitions on consciousness-expanding experience

In his classic Ecstatic Religion: A Study of Shamanism and Spirit Possession, I. M. Lewis (1971) contends that ritual, belief, and spiritual experience are the three cornerstones of religion, with the third certainly being the most important. Although disputed, this thesis strongly ... Continue reading →

Blog: Museum Worlds

Brazil’s 200-year-old Museu Nacional destroyed by fire

One of the largest natural history museums in the Americas was engulfed in flame on Sunday, 2 September 2018. A majority of Rio de Janeiro’s 200-year-old Museu Nacional's archive is believed to have been destroyed. The museum's collections included items brought to Brazil by Dom Pedro I, ... Continue reading →

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