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Arts and Humanities

Encompassing an extensive range of disciplines across archaeology, classics, history, literature, philosophy, religion, and several others, Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s Arts and Humanities books are critically acclaimed in leading high-impact journals and widely read and cited in academia and beyond. In addition to this, a number of these titles cut across disciplinary boundaries, reflecting our commitment to publishing a diverse array of creative and interdisciplinary scholarship from around the world.

Anthropology

Cambridge Scholars Publishing has developed an extensive list of titles in the broad and vibrant field of Anthropology. Titles within this broad portfolio encompass lecture series, edited collections bringing together leading thinkers in the field, and focused monographs presenting unique insights into often under-represented regions and cultures. This collection provides thought-provoking content for both specialist researchers and the general reader.

Archaeology

Featuring books on ancient, pre-modern, and modern archaeology, Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s Archaeology collection is an increasingly prominent body of scholarship on latest archaeological discoveries and methods. We also published the acclaimed The Archaeology of Anatolia series, which is almost solely responsible for collating and presenting cutting edge archaeological work on Turkey and the surrounding region to the world.

Classics

The Classics or ‘Classical Studies’ titles from Cambridge Scholars Publishing incorporate leading scholarship and reference works that cover the Ancient Near East, Classical Antiquity, Egyptology, Ancient Philosophy, History, Religion, Culture and Society, and Classical Languages and Literature. Our Classics books and Series titles feature innovative research and commentary from a range of highly influential authors in the field.

Conservation

Linked closely to our books in the Environmental Sciences, Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s Conservation collection emphasises the social importance of environmental, ecological, and global issues. These titles focus on the efficient use and equitable distribution of natural resources, and the conservation and management of cultural heritage.

History

Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s History books present leading edge research for scholars and history enthusiasts alike. We publish fresh insights across a wide range of historical periods and themes, from ancient history to the modern age, and explorations of social and gender history. An essential resource for individuals who are studying history, we are also proud to publish a number of innovative Series titles in History and Classical Studies.

History and Philosophy of Science

An innovative subset of our History and Philosophy books, Cambridge Scholars Publishing has developed a specialism in titles focusing on the History and Philosophy of Science. Recent and forthcoming work in this area looks the study of the development of global scientific institutions and societies, and the analysis of historical scientific approaches to social problems like disease and gender. As a whole, the collection is essential reading for historians, philosophers, and scientists alike, and to anyone eager to learn about the history and philosophy of our relationship to science.

Literature

From collected essays on leading literary figures to innovative insights into world literature, the Cambridge Scholars Publishing Literature collection covers a wide spectrum, from Medieval literature, to Twentieth Century classics, and beyond. It includes award-winning titles of interest to scholars and the general reader. Covering cultural and theoretical approaches, our studies in this collection include leading edge research with a significant interdisciplinary reach.

Museology

Focusing on the development, history, and politics of museums and heritage sites, the Cambridge Scholars Publishing Museology collection features a range of books authored by leading academics, curators, and professionals. In particular, titles in this collection focus on practices of collection and exhibition in the museum sector, methods of audience and public engagement, and the preservation and management of ruins and other artefacts.

Music

Cambridge Scholars Publishing offers a particularly strong and diverse collection of music books, ranging from interdisciplinary music studies in rapidly emerging fields such as ethnomusicology and music technologies to detailed studies and analyses of some of the world's greatest composers. Together, this collection forms a broad and thought-provoking music library which will be of interest to music scholars, educators and students alongside historians and the interested general reader.

Philosophy

The Cambridge Scholars Publishing Philosophy collection provides authoritative and innovative perspectives for academics and enthusiasts alike. Our selection of the best Philosophy books covers the major sub-disciplines, incorporating the analytic and Continental traditions, and the history of Philosophy. We are also proud to publish a number of critically-acclaimed Series on popular Philosophy topics, including leading insights about theoretical and applied Ethics.

Religious Studies

Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s Religious Studies books present advanced specialist scholarly knowledge on key topics including religion and ethics, morality and spirituality.  Thought-provoking interdisciplinary studies sit alongside in-depth explorations of religious thinkers and writings to form an essential collection of books on religion.  From broad-ranging anthologies to detailed ethnographic studies, these religious studies resources will provide valuable insights for theologists and historians but also the general reader interested in the many questions raised by relig...

Visual Arts

Spanning work on photography, art, and the intersecting worlds of film, cinema, and theatre, Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s selection of books on the Visual Arts analyse numerous aspects of the relationship between visuality and aesthetics. Many of these books utilise innovate and interdisciplinary methodologies and draw their approaches from across the social sciences and beyond. Together, the collection will be of interest to academics as well as artists, filmmakers, and the curious art lover.
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Music Therapy in Turkey

The use of music in therapeutic practice in Turkey and the surrounding geographical regions is not a new phenomenon. Until recently, however, the music therapy profession, as it is known in the modern world, had not been institutionalized as a scientific discipline in Turkey. However in recent years, encouraging developments have s...
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Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century

This book will revolutionise the history of Indigenous involvement in Australian football in the second half of the nineteenth century. It collects new evidence to show how Aboriginal people saw the cricket and football played by those who had taken their land and resources and forced their way into them in the missions and station...
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Coming of Age in Films

The story of films is the story of human development. From the very first story that defined the birth of our civilization—the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh, a story of immortality, aging and death—comes a tale of why we age. We are a species of storytellers. The stories we tell to each other define who we are. However, since we are l...
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Competing Ideologies in Greek Culture, Ancient and Modern

By using both modern and ancient sources, this volume explores the relationship between official religion and popular belief in Greece, as illustrated by the relations between competing ideologies, or the relationship between ideology and mentality. It shows that the communicative aspect of the religious festival is central, and al...
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Death within the Text

The book tackles the challenging theme of death as seen through the lens of literature and its connections with history, the visual arts, anthropology, philosophy and other fields in humanities. It searches for answers to three questions: what can we know about death; how is death socialised; and how and for which purposes is death...
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Disability in Spanish-speaking and U.S. Chicano Contexts

This eclectic collection of academic essays, creative writing, and mixed media photo-images focuses on myriad representations of disability. In its various components, the volume covers time periods from the seventeenth century to the contemporary era, diverse geographic areas, and genres from plays to novels to short stories to po...
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Empedocles of Acragas

Empedocles of Acragas is known as philosopher, healer, excellent orator, miracle-maker, and engineer. This book shows that the careful study of extant fragments of his writings confirms that he was a multi-faceted thinker. In a period when most thinkers were monists, he was a pluralist and the first to introduce the principle of th...
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Essays on Education and Popular Culture

This book is devoted to simple but deep readings of the subtle and not-so-subtle messages in films, and to the interpretation of the silences that are strategically delivered through the mass media. Readers are welcome to agree, disagree, or even offer new readings of other relevant texts for the promotion of mass literacy and mutu...
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Great Britain’s Place in the World, 1707-1997

This volume begins with the military successes of the Duke of Marlborough in Europe. It shows that, together with the fruits of Britain’s Industrial Revolution and powerful navy, this led to increasing wealth and predominance in world affairs, which lasted for 200 years. This increased with the establishment of a burgeoning empire,...
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Poetry and Philosophy as Handlung

Poetry and Philosophy as Handlung offers a series of verbal “doing its” in which there is significant complicity between sentences, but plenty of dissonance to slip in the spices that define the peculiar aroma of the era at hand. For that reason, a tactical sequence accords literary space for time and place to herald themselves, fo...
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Pop Culture Matters

We immerse ourselves daily in expressions of popular culture—YouTube videos, hip hop music, movies, adverts, greeting cards, videogames, and comics, to name just a few possibilities—and far too often we pay only scant critical attention to them. The essays in this collection redress this situation by probing a wide range of topics ...
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Popular Music, Ethnicity and Politics in the Kenya of the 1990s

Okatch Biggy was the single most dominant benga artiste of the 1990s. Over that decade, benga was the most important genre of popular music in Kenya. What is it about the music of Okatch Biggy that made it attractive to his target audience, the Luo of the 1990s? Is there something about the Luo of the 1990s that predisposed them to...
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