Category Archives: Education
A recent addition to our series on the history of education is the rather wordy, three-volume Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest, by John Ayrton Paris, who was also the author of a two-volume life of Sir Humphry Davy … Continue reading
We are in the process of reissuing seven classical journals from the period when the scholarly journal (in the humanities at any rate) was a relatively new phenomenon. The eighteenth century saw the rise of the periodical – though I … Continue reading
In trying times for all but a few authors and their publishers, technology seems to offer new ways of getting into print (whether real or virtual). Print-on-demand, for example, makes feasible such projects as the Cambridge Library Collection (where our … Continue reading
Anyone who has ever worked in book production will know the exquisite agony of opening the first shiny new inspection copy of a work and being hit in the eye by the most blindingly obvious, incredibly stupid and horrifying ostentatious … Continue reading
Mrs Anna Jameson was first suggested to us as a critic of Shakespeare, and her two-volume Characteristics of Women: Moral, Poetical and Historical (1832), was one of the first works we reissued in 2009.