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Anthem Library of the Month | MOORLAND-SPINGARN LIBRARY

© 2012 Ph.D. Octopus I  was recipient of a research grant from the Lilly Foundation that allowed me to work with an African-American scholar at Howard University.  A primary goal of the grant was for me to learn about African-American…

Anthem Series Spotlight | Key Issues in Modern Sociology

Sociology, as the systematic study of social institutions, inevitably looks at how major institutional areas (the political, the legal and the economic) intersect and mutually shape each other. At the same time, to quote the famous words of American sociologist…

From the Editor’s Desk | How We Choose What to Publish

The first in a series of short posts designed to give a glimpse into the inner workings of academic publishing at Anthem. Anthem Press is made up of distinct but overlapping divisions (have a look at the structure of our…

Anthem Library of the Month | BIBLIOTHEQUE DES AMIS D’INSTRUCTION

© 2012 ParisRevu The Bibliothèque des Amis d’Instruction (Library of the Friends of Education) was a workers’ self-help library founded in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris in 1861 by a group of artisans led by the lithographer Giraud. It claims…

Business & Literature: An Unexpected Duo

Just recently, there was a very interesting article by Maurice Biriotti (founder and chief executive of SHM) in the Guardian about how literature and the humanities can instruct and aid our methods of conducting business. The hardest lesson to learn…

Anthem Library of the Month | SOCIETA GEOGRAFICA ITALIANA

© 2011 Congresso della Società Italiana di BIOGEOGRAFIA Much as I like large libraries and their never ending collections, I also have a passion for (relatively) small places. It started in the corridors of the British Institute of Florence and…

Timeless Writing in an Academic World

The academic field is always evolving and changing. New ideas and concepts are frequently being introduced and, as a result, textbooks with the most up-to-date information are in demand. The academic publishing industry has responded to this need and new…

‘Molière on Stage’ attains CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title status | ‘On Beckett’ and the latest from our Theatre and Performance series

Over the past year, we have been working on developing our Anthem Studies in Theatre and Performance series. Looking at a wide range of theatre, from historically traditional forms to less structured, contemporary acts, this series seeks to analyse one…

The Anthem Environment and Sustainability Publishing Initiative

For the most part, there are three kinds of environmental books being published today. The first offers scientific or engineering evidence in an effort to draw attention to a particular environmental phenomenon, like acidification of the ocean. The second offers…