Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and Law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana is available now. This episode is also available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify. Read More ?
In Williams’ Gang, Jeff Forret explores a Washington, DC, slave trader’s legal misadventures associated with transporting convict slaves through New Orleans. Forret joins Cambridge University Press Senior Editor Cecelia Cancellaro to discuss the three-decade-long courtroom drama, the parallels between the slave trade and the modern-day prison-industrial complex, and more.
Buzz: Inside the Minds of Thrill-Seekers, Daredevils, and Adrenaline Junkies is available now. This episode is also available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify. Read More ?
A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects is available now. This episode is also available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify. Read More ?
The Fourth Reich: The Specter of Nazism from World War II to the Present is available now. This episode is also available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify. Read More ?
What does a 21st century general look like? Cambridge publisher John Haslam and the author of Command: The Twenty-First-Century General Anthony King discuss this vital question and the transformation of military command over the past two decades.
Martha S. Jones joins Cambridge editor Debbie Gershenowitz for a fascinating discussion about her research, and why birthright citizenship was a core movement in the evolution of American democracy. Professor Jones' book Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America was named a finalist for the 2019 PROSE Award for best book in U.S./North American History by the American Association of Publishers.
Keri Leigh Merritt joins Cambridge editor Debbie Gershenowitz in our New York office to talk about the white underclass in 19th-century America, and how even in the antebellum South, the 1% colluded to divide poor whites and blacks. Masterless Men has been awarded the 2018 SHA Bennett H. Wall Award and the 2018 SSHA President's Book Award.
In 1841, more than 130 slaves on the Creole were bound for New Orleans from Richmond, VA. Rebellious Passage: The Creole Revolt and America's Coastal Slave Trade tells the story of how this ship returned five weeks later minus the Captain, one passenger, and most of its captives. Author Jeffrey Kerr-Ritchie joins editor Debbie Gershenowitz for the second episode of our Black History Month podcast series.
Jonathan Fennell joins Cambridge University Press Executive Publisher Michael Watson to discuss the unique sources he used to write the history of the British Commonwealth during WWII and more. Fighting the People’s War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and the Second World War is available now.
The Captive’s Quest for Freedom: Fugitive Slaves, the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law, and the Politics of Slavery by R.J.M. Blackett is available now. This episode is also available on Apple Podcasts, Google...
Schooling Across the Globe: What We Have Learned from 60 Years of Mathematics and Science International Assessments is available now. This episode is also available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify. Read More ?
Gambling on War: Confidence, Fear, and the Tragedy of the First World War is available now. This episode is also available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify. Read More ?
In this episode, the author of Yes to Europe!: The 1975 Referendum and Seventies Britain, Robert Saunders, joins Executive Publisher Michael Watson to discuss Britain's first national referendum to decide whether the UK should remain in Europe, how it compared to Brexit in 2016, and more.
Ahead of the ten year anniversary of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy that helped kickstart a global financial crisis, The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the Record Straight on a Financial Disaster author Laurence M. Ball joins Cambridge University Press Senior Marketing Executive Ellena Moriarty to discuss the mistakes made that allowed it to happen and what we've learned in the ensuing decade.
Cambridge University Press Commisioning Editor Emily Hockley joins Imagining Shakespeare's Wife author Katherine West Scheil before her book launch at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Author Kyle Longley joins Cambridge University Press Senior Editor Deborah Gershenowitz to discuss his new book, LBJ's 1968: Power, Politics, and the Presidency in America's Year of Upheaval.
In this conversation between Linda Bree of Cambridge University Press and The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, 1929-1931 editor Sandra Spanier, the two discuss the fourth volume of the series, including letters on the censorship of A Farewell to Arms, how the author coped with his rise to fame, and more.