Tag: Author Blog

Writing a Biography on Baldomero Espartero

Writing a Biography on Baldomero Espartero

The Sword of Luchana tells the story of the charismatic nineteenth-century figure Baldomero Espartero. Adrian Shubert tells us why he decided to write a biography on Baldomero Espartero, an enigmatic figure who went on to become the most influential general in nineteenth century Spanish politics.

Canada Votes, 2021

Canada Votes, 2021

Canadians will head to the polls on September 20th, in what will be the shortest election campaign ever. The authors of Absent Mandate write on the blog about what we can expect from the upcoming campaign.

Hidden Engines of Meritocracy

Hidden Engines of Meritocracy

James Elwick, author of Making a Grade discusses his new book and looks at how standardized testing practices quietly appeared during the Victorian era, and then spread worldwide.

Pandemic-Speak

Pandemic-Speak

Russell Craig and Joel Amernic, authors of Decoding CEO-Speak, examine the words of CEOs and world leaders during COVID-19, which were often misleading and dangerous.

Chocolate’s Transatlantic Journey from Exotic to Everyday

Chocolate’s Transatlantic Journey from Exotic to Everyday

Author Erin Alice Cowling tells us more about her forthcoming book, Chocolate: How a New World Commodity Conquered Spanish Literature which provides a fascinating and worldly narrative about one of the most beloved foods of all time.

Does Canada’s Federal System Lead to Better Policy?

Does Canada’s Federal System Lead to Better Policy?

Brendan Boyd and Andrea Olive tell us about their new book, Provincial Policy Laboratories, and explain why it should be a must-read for scholars, students, and policymakers interested in Canadian public policy.

National Indigenous History Month – John Borrows

National Indigenous History Month – John Borrows

We asked John Borrows, professor and the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law, a few questions about what Indigenous History Month means to him. We’re also including a short excerpt from his book, Law’s Indigenous Ethics.

Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter to find out about new and forthcoming releases in your field, books for courses, and special discounts and promotions.


Featured Posts

Categories

Tags