Top Academic Title Picks from Publishers

We asked a few of our publishing partners to highlight their recommended academic titles.  Here are the top 5 you don’t want to miss…

HOW TO READ A DRESS
A Guide to Changing Fashion from the 16th to the 20th Century
Lydia Edwards
PB: 9781472533272 – £24.99
Packed with colour images, How to Read a Dress provides a much needed overview of fashion history and, with its quick and easily accessed reference to the main aspects of dress throughout history, is a perfect resource for those undertaking research into particular periods.
Recommended by Matthew Emery at Bloomsbury

 

CRITICAL THINKING
Your Guide to Effective Argument, Successful Analysis and Independent Study
Tom Chatfield
PB: 9781473947146 – £16.99
HB: 9781473947139 – £60.00
A visually appealing, practical book on the hot topic of critical thinking for students of all levels with great additional online resources.
Recommended by Zoe Seaton at SAGE

 

WONDER BEYOND BELIEF
On Christianity
Navid Kermani
HB: 9781509514847 – £25.00
A Polity title which is a beautifully written, and surprising study of Christianity by a Muslim scholar, using great works of art to illustrate connections and perspective on these two religions, in an accessible, witty and engaging way.
Recommended by Simon Mawdsley at Wiley

 

THE STATESMAN’S YEARBOOK 2018 
The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

HB: 9781137508522 – £250.00
Published annually since 1864 and now in its 154th edition The Statesman’s Yearbook continues to be the reference work of choice for accurate and reliable information on every country in the world. Ranked by Library Journal as one of the top 20 best reference resources of the millennium it is the jewel in the crown of our publishing programme.
Recommended by Alan Moon at Springer Nature

 

ACADEMIC WRITING
A Handbook for International Students
Stephen Bailey
PB: 9781138048744 – £24.99
HB: 9781138048737 – £105.00
With the concerns of the international student at its heart this practical book is an invaluable guide, essential for those wanting to maximise their academic potential.
Recommended by Nigel Berkeley at Taylor & Francis

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