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The Italian Renaissance and the Origins of the Modern Humanities
Why do the humanities matter? As Dean of a school of Arts and Sciences at a research university, I care deeply about the disciplines that fall under the rubric of the Arts and Sciences, which also include the natural and social sciences. But I am also a s…
Medieval Lives, Identities and Histories A Book in Honour of Elisabeth van Houts
This book originated in a conversation over coffee between the two editors. The result was a decision to ask Cambridge University Press whether they would be willing to publish a book whose theme was inspired by the career and life of Elisabeth van Houts.…
Crossing Borders in Cold War Central Europe
When the Berlin Wall famously fell on November 9, 1989, crowds from East and West Germany gathered along the border to celebrate the end of the Cold War in Europe. The Berlin Wall was a simple and powerful shorthand for the oppressiveness of communism not…
British Academy Medal awarded to CUP author David Lowenthal
American historian and geographer David Lowenthal, has won a coveted British Academy Medal in recognition of his book The Past is…
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