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.
Tuesday, 08 May 2012
Yale's Autumn / Winter 2012 catalogue is now available to order and download. There are plenty of fascinating, beautiful and intelligent books to look forward to this season. You'll have to read the catalogue to find out more, but highlights include William F. Bynum's A Little History of Science (p1), The Richard Burton Diaries, published in their entirety for the very first time (p3), Rosemary Ashton's fabulous London history book Victorian Bloomsbury (p10) and the major exhibition catalogue to the blockbuster Matisse show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Pompidou Centre, Paris (p33).