London: A Social and Cultural History 1550-1750

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  • 11 Jul 2012
    Marie C.

    London: A Book Lover’s Dream

    Our colleague Marie C. recently traveled to London for the first time, and recounts highlights from her extended layover, Anthony-Bourdain style (but maybe more touristy than gritty).

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  • 6 Jul 2012
    Historic painting of boats on The Thames
    Joseph P. Ward, Robert O. Bucholz

    The Surprising Evolution of London’s “Free” Press

    The notion that the popular press has a crucial role to play in modern democracies, and therefore must maintain its independence from government influence, is in the air these days

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  • 25 Jun 2012

    Last Chance London

    It’s your last chance to show us what the Swinging City looks like to your London Eye. Submit your photo and tell us why you love it before it’s too late to win an advance copy of London: A Social and Cultural History, 1550–1750.      

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  • 22 Jun 2012
    Joseph P. Ward, Robert O. Bucholz

    Royal London: The Court as a Public Space

    We might be tempted to think of the court at early modern Whitehall as equivalent to the modern White House or Buckingham Palace, but it was much more than that, for the king’s household was not merely the seat of England’s government, but its social and cultural headquarters as well

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  • 13 Jun 2012

    London, Then and Now: A Slideshow

    From Westminster Abbey to St. Paul’s Cathedral, many of London’s famed monuments have survived fires, smog, flooding, and other natural and man-made disasters. In this slideshow, we take a look at some of the city’s most enduring icons.

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  • 11 Jun 2012

    The Cambridge Book Club features London, A Social and Cultural History, 1550-1750

    If all the world’s a stage, then all eyes will be on London this summer. With the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the Summer Olympics, it seems everywhere you look London is in the headlines. Here at the Cambridge Book Club, we’re getting into the spirit by featuring London: A Social and Cultural History, 1550-1750 by Robert Bucholz and Joseph Ward.

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  • 26 May 2012
    Big Ben, London

    Robert O. Bucholz on the rise of London

    In an exclusive interview, co-author Robert O. Bucholz explains why he and Joseph P. Ward chose to focus on this particular period in the history on this capital city.

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  • 11 May 2012
    Frances B.

    Cambridge Perspectives: A Publicist on Fall’s Buzzworthy Titles

    Oh, sales conference. If you’ve ever worked in publishing, you know they’re non-stop, caffeine-filled days of hearing about new books, talking about new books, and planning for new books. From editors to sales reps to marketing associates to publicists (to name only a few!), all hands are on deck to strategize about major new titles in the pipeline. As a publicist, it’s a great opportunity for me to not only have a bird’s eye view of the season’s titles, but also to start crafting the stories that we believe will drive public discussion.

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