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About the Blog

Welcome to Fifteen Eighty Four, the blog of Cambridge University Press. Featuring current news and commentary from Cambridge authors and staff, Fifteen Eighty Four is dedicated to sharing scholarship from the finest academics in the world and fostering discussion worldwide about important issues in culture, politics, and science.

Named for the year Cambridge University Press published its first book (making Cambridge the oldest publisher in the world), Fifteen Eighty Four salutes over 400 years of scholarly excellence and strives to advance learning in a new way for 400 more.

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