Language & Culture

You are not Pete Tong. I am Barry White.

Whilst demonstrating some of the joys of rhyming slang, the authors of A Dictionary of English Rhyming Slangs discuss something you may not have noticed in the title of their book.

Academic Publishing

10 Paperbacks to Keep You Warm Through the Winter

As the temperatures drop, it’s the perfect time to settle down with a good book to keep warm. Here are 10 titles from our paperback program to make the long months of winter more interesting!

Language & Culture

The Proletarian Dream and the Resurgence of Political Emotions

The proletarian dream, emerging out of late nineteenth and early twentieth century German culture, offers an important historical perspective on the powerful but little understood role of emotions in politics and social movements today.

Politics & Society

Milton Friedman: There is No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

Nobel prize-winning economist Milton Friedman is best-known for his unwavering belief in free enterprise and opposition to state intervention in business and trade. He passed away in San Francisco at the age of 94 on November 16, 2006.

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