Tag: history

Islamist Transformations of Ottoman History, Culture and Literature: Between Scholarship and Politics

Whether wholeheartedly embraced by the modern Turkish generation (or even by Turkish historiography itself) or not, Turkey’s Ottoman past is an indispensable part of its history and identity. Rising around 1300 in Northwestern Anatolia and becoming the most significant world…

America’s Once and Future King

My new translation of and commentary on Montesquieu’s Spirit of the Laws has been recently released (Anthem). I prepared the work upon the consideration that it would be only the third English translation of this seminal work in 275 years.…

Reflections on Subaltern Narratives in Fiji Hindi Literature by way of an imagined interview by Vijay Mishra

1.Why this book? Only 400,000 people worldwide speak Fiji Hindi. Of that number, less than half read the Devanagari (Sanskrit) script in which this language is written. There was then a challenge: How to expose this language to a wider…

275 YEARS LATER by W. B. Allen

The year 1748 witnessed the publication of the landmark Spirit of the Laws by French philosopher Charles Montesquieu. That work bequeathed the separation of powers and checks and balances to the modern world – fundamental concepts that shaped the Constitution…

How Do We Avoid Becoming Numb to the Crisis in Afghanistan? by Christina Lux, Mohabbat Ahmadi, and Ignacio López-Calvo

When we see body counts rise, the human capacity to respond often becomes frozen. “The more who die, the less we care,” as highlighted in a recent article published in Risk Analysis, which follows up on Paul Slovic’s earlier work…

Reading Francis Hodgson Burnett in a Time of Pandemic

The guest author for this post is Thomas Recchio. He is the author of The Novels of Frances Hodgson Burnett: In “The World of Actual Literature” out May 2020. As I was writing my study of the novels of Francis Hodgson Burnett, the…

Spring is in Full Swing at Anthem Press: New Titles

It has been a busy season here at Anthem Press and we want to share some information about our exciting new titles and authors.

Sustainability Is the New Advantage: Leadership, Change, and the Future of Business by Peter McAteer


Peter McAteer’s excellent new title, Sustainability Is the New Advantage, expertly answers the question: “How can leaders accelerate business transformation in the face of climate change and other environmental issues?” Transformation is a difficult process for any company and Sustainability provides a straightforward approach for incorporating sustainable business practices while ensuring profitability.

Peter McAteer is managing director of SustainLearning and member of the board of directors for KPPM Global. Peter’s prior work includes service as CEO of Corporate University Research and CEO of the Corporate University Xchange.


Private Equity: A Casebook by Paul Gompers, Victoria Ivashina and Richard Ruback


Private Equity: A Casebook is an advanced applied corporate finance book dedicated to educating investors and students on practices delivering sustained future profitability. This title features a collection of cases written from private equity investors’ perspectives, detailing actual investments and outcomes.

Paul A. Gompers, Victoria Ivashina and Richard S. Ruback are distinguished Professors of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.




The Plight of Potential: Embracing Solitude in Millennial Life and Modern Work by Emerson Csorba

plightThe Plight of Potential is a field guide for the millennial worker searching for career satisfaction without sacrificing personal enrichment. In the modern world, millennials experience constant pressure to grow professionally without advancing emotionally. Csorba uses scholarly research, his first-hand experience with intergenerational engagement and case studies of millennials from networks like the Global Shapers Community to show how hitting the pause button for inward meditation will benefit the individual.

Emerson Csorba is president of Csorba & Company Ltd., where he leads projects involving social network analysis, intergenerational engagement and political campaign management.


Iron Men: How One London Factory Powered the Industrial Revolution and Shaped the Modern World by David Waller, Foreword by Norman Foster

ironIron Men centers around Henry Maudslay and his followers, whose factory on Westminster Bridge Road in London, England attracted the country’s top engineering talent during the early nineteenth century. Their contributions to precision engineering and machine tools helped Great Britain become the workshop of the world.

David Waller is an author, business consultant and former Financial Times journalist specialising in business and the nineteenth century.





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