Delivers online access to scholarly books from Bloomsbury’s award-winning Academic division. Spanning the arts, humanities and social sciences, the site features the latest research publications from Bloomsbury, T&T Clark, The Arden Shakespeare and Hart Publishing, alongside scholarship from historic imprints Continuum, Berg and Bristol Classical Press. New frontlist collections are added each year.
Examining the roles of translation, descriptive geography, and salvation history in the projection of early 'Abbasid imperial power, this book is essential for all those interested in Islamic studies, the 'Abbasid dynasty and its politics, geography, religion, Arabic and Persian literature and European Orientalism.
Divided into four sections – Gender and Sexuality, Space and Place, Politics and Crime, and Genre and Genealogy – Noir in the North challenges the traditional critical histories of noir by investigating how it functions transnationally beyond the geographical borders of Scandinavia.
From Donald Trump to Kanye West to the Academy Awards, Scandalous Times explores the ways in which areas like art, advertising, social media and politics actively contribute to this ‘static’ fabrication of controversy, all the while arguing for the need to rethink creation as a radical exception to the state, and not its proxy.
Film and Media Studies
Sarah Hill’s Young Women, Girls and Postfeminism in Contemporary British Film provides the first book-length study of how young femininity has been constructed, both in films like the St. Trinians franchise and by critically acclaimed directors like Andrea Arnold, Carol Morley and Lone Scherfig.
ABOUTWhat is Bloomsbury Collections?
Bloomsbury Collections offers excellence and originality in scholarship in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Discover our ever-expanding eBook libary that offers more than 8000 titles across 22 subject areas.
Bloomsbury Collections contributes innovative and forward-thinking scholarship to the global academic community. Comprised of titles from Bloomsbury as well as such prestigious imprints as The Arden Shakespeare, Methuen Drama, T&T Clark, and I.B. Tauris, Bloomsbury Collections provides rich and resourceful titles that offer the latest critical thought, incisive insight, and accessible overviews of a comprehensive collection of dynamic disciplines.
"...librarians who know their community will be able to add valuable editions to their eBook collection using this resource. This database is most beneficial to academic libraries with eBook users and collections coinciding with those available at Bloomsbury Collections." Library Journal
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30-90 titles per subject, with new collections issued each year:
Available Now: Anthropology, Art & Visual Culture, Biblical Studies, Business & Management, Classical Studies & Archaeology, Design, Economics, Education, Fashion, Film & Media, History, Law, Linguistics, Literary Studies, Middle East Studies, Music & Sound Studies, Natural History, Philosophy, Politics & International Relations, Religious Studies, Sociology, Theology, and Bloomsbury Open (interdisciplinary)
From Bloomsbury’s legacy of renowned imprints in key subject areas such as Ancient History, Christology, Continental Philosophy, Classical Literature, Modernism, Philosophy of Education, and Shakespeare Studies
The prestigious Ancient Commentators on Aristotle, The Churchill Collection, International Critical Commentary, and more.
Landmark Texts Collections
Online versions of the Bloomsbury Academic Collections print sets. Covering Japanese History, Biblical Studies, History (British, European, Latin American and history of science and technology), Linguistics, Literary Criticism, Philosophy and Shakespeare Studies, this historic content is reissued from extensive bodies of work from imprints such as Athlone Press, Pinter, T&T Clark, Burns & Oates, Cassell Academic, and Continuum.
BLOOMSBURY ACADEMICAbout Bloomsbury's academic publishing programme
Bloomsbury Academic serves our communities of students, scholars, educators, instructors, practitioners, and librarians with specialist content, subject expertise, educational materials, cutting-edge scholarship, digital library resources and open access services. Our prestigious imprints of The Arden Shakespeare, Methuen Drama, and the T&T Clark Biblical Studies and Theology lists have been leading the field for over two hundred years, which the recent acquisition of I.B. Tauris brings market-leading lists in Middle East Studies, Politics and International Studies to the division. Our growing Film and Media list now includes the British Film Institute and we have many other major publishing partnerships across the division. Our fast growing and distinct portfolio of online resources for institutional libraries represents the forefront of digital innovation.
We are an open, flexible and responsive publisher committed to serving the needs of our customers and authors to the highest possible standard. Our vision is to set the standard for the most innovative and forward-thinking provision of academic materials for research and study now and in the future, keeping pace with the many changes in the global academic community.
Bloomsbury Digital Resources provides essential and cutting edge scholarly content in the Humanities, Visual Arts, and Social Sciences. Whether it be primary documents, critical texts, historical archives, or the latest in video and audio resources, we are committed to enhancing the research experience with innovative, engaging, and dynamic digital resources of the highest quality.
- Drama Online
- Berg Fashion Library
- Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts
- Bloomsbury Architecture Library
- Bloomsbury Cultural History
- Bloomsbury Design Library
- Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies
- Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Philosophers
- Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases
- Bloomsbury Fashion Video Archive
- Bloomsbury Food Library
- Bloomsbury Medieval Studies
- Bloomsbury Popular Music
- Fairchild Books Library
- Fashion Photography Archive
- Screen Studies
- Theology & Religion Online
- Churchill Archive
- Arcadian Library Online