Monday, 09 July 2012
Yale University Press is proud to announce that The Eighteenth Century Church in Britain by Terry Friedman has been awarded the prestigious William M.B. Berger Prize for British Art History. The six-strong shortlist for the prize included a magnificent five Yale titles. The £5,000 prize is awarded annually in July, to an outstanding book, exhibition or exhibition catalogue, and was created to recognize that some of the very finest work in art history is being carried out in the field of British art. Since its inception, the Berger Prize has come to be recognized as the most prestigious in the field.
Thursday, 05 July 2012
Yale's 2012 history catalogue is available now to order and download. Inside you'll find Yale's acclaimed list of history books, which cover every aspect of the discipline, from ancient to modern and national to international. Highlights from the forthcoming Autumn season include J. H. Elliott's History in the Making, in which the eminent historian offers rare insight into his craft, and Global Crisis by Geoffrey Parker, which investigates why there was so much violence, unrest and suffering in the 17th century.
Monday, 18 June 2012
Frank Ledwidge, author of the bestselling and controversial book on British military policy Losing Small Wars, has returned with a startling ebook essay on rivalry between top ranks of the UK military forces. In Punching Below Our Weight: How Inter-Service Rivalry has Damaged the British Armed Forces, priced at just 99p (excluding VAT), Ledwidge takes aim at the military leaders whose actions (or inactions) have such an enormous impact on the lives of those following their orders. And he doesn’t pull any punches.