About the Blog

Welcome to fifteeneightyfour, the blog of Cambridge University Press. Featuring current news and commentary from Cambridge authors and staff, fifteeneightyfour is dedicated to sharing scholarship from the finest academics in the world and fostering discussion worldwide about important issues in culture, politics, and science.

Named for the year Cambridge University Press published its first book (making Cambridge the oldest publisher in the world), fifteeneightyfour salutes over 400 years of scholarly excellence and strives to advance learning in a new way for 400 more.

About the fifteeneightyfour blog

Cambridge University Press is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge, one of the world’s leading research institutions. As the oldest publisher and printer in the world – operating continuously since 1584 – the Press aims to further the University of Cambridge’s own objective of advancing learning, knowledge and research worldwide. Today, this transformative mission is realized through our commitment to innovation and enterprise, and to publishing a remarkable range of authors who are international leaders in their fields.


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