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Praise for Cambridge Histories


Review of The Cambridge History of the Cold War:

"As a source of essential information about the Cold War, this Cambridge History is going to be hard to beat." Times Literary Supplement


Review of The Cambridge World Prehistory:

"This detailed, lavishly illustrated three-volume set provides a unique, very readable synthesis of available contemporary data from the combined disciplines of archaeology, genetics, and linguistics to delineate the prehistoric record for each geographic section of the planet in 104 essays by contributors from 20 nations … This is a valuable resource for college, university, and museum libraries." Choice


Review of The Cambridge History of Musical Performance:

"It provides a glorious, grandstand view of the institutions, and the social and technological forces, that have generated decisive changes in performance." BBC Music


Review of The Cambridge History of Early Modern English Literature:

"This book is a prodigious achievement. Meticulously edited and beautifully produced, with a multifaceted chronology as an appendix, its essays are marvels of compressed and incisive critical judgment. The expert contributors combine breadth of coverage and depth of reflection with tremendous assurance.' Times Literary Supplement


Review of The Cambridge History of the First World War:

"The single most important piece of collective scholarship to emerge from the centenary." BBC History



Awards for Cambridge Histories include:


The Cambridge History of the First World War
Winner, 2015 PROSE Award for Excellence in Reference Works

The Cambridge Economic History of the Greco-Roman World
Winner, 2008 Choice Outstanding Academic Title

The Cambridge World History of Medical Ethics
Winner, 2009 Choice Outstanding Academic Title

The New Cambridge History of the Bible
Winner, 2013 Choice Outstanding Academic Title

The Cambridge History of Judaism
Winner, Jewish Book Award in Reference