Archive Collections

Aesthetics and Cultural Theory 1999-2012

This Aesthetics & Cultural Theory collection covers topics such as cyberpunk, objects of social science and extreme beauty, art theories, and literary theory. Titles from the Live Theory series are also included, covering philosophers such as Donna Haraway, Judith Butler and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak.

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Ancient History Archive 1983-2012

From the archives of Duckworth, Bristol Classical Press and Continuum, this archive collection covers topics such as slavery, women, law, and families, and includes Britain and its Empire in the Shadow of Rome, Greek and Roman Sexualities and Pagan Goddesses in the Early Germanic World.

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Ancient Philosophy Archive 1984-2012

Bloomsbury’s Ancient Philosophy Archive covers a wide-range of topics and thinkers, from the teachings of Aristotle, Parmenides, Plato, Socrates, and the Stoics, to general works such as The Greek Philosophical Vocabulary and Richard Sorabji’s Philosophy of the Commentators, 200-600 AD.

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Anthropology Archive 1993-2013

Drawn from the archives of Bloomsbury's cutting-edge anthropology catalogue, this collection includes An Anthropology of the European Union, Ballet Across Borders: Career and Culture in the World of Dancers and Susan Greenwood’s Magic, Witchcraft and the Otherworld: An Anthropology.

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Applied Linguistics Archive 2000-2012

This collection includes titles from the Collected Works of M.A.K. Halliday alongside a diverse selection of works such as The English Language Teacher's Handbook, The American Rhetorical Construction of the Iranian Nuclear Threat (2 Volumes) and Translation, Humour and Literature.

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Christian Doctrines Archive 1988-2013

This collection includes guides to The Trinity, works from the Ecclesiological Investigations series, and several titles on systematic theology. Other works include John Calvin's Ecclesiology, The Identity of Anglicanism, and Salvation in Celluloid: Theology, Imagination and Film.

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Christology Archive 1982-2011

This collection lays its focus on the nature and person of Jesus Christ as recorded in the canonical Gospels and the epistles of the New Testament, in addition to his ministry and teachings. Topics include the beginnings of Christology, Christology and modern society and the future of Christology.

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Classical Literature Archive 1994-2012

Drawn from the Classical Studies backlists of Duckworth and Bristol Classical Press, this collection includes titles from the Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy series as well as introductory guides and research monographs on the works of Homer, Ovid, Virgil, Horace and other key Classical authors.

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Continental Philosophy Archive 2000-2012

Using the Continuum and Athlone Press backlists, this collection includes primary works by philosophers such as Bergson and Heidegger, influential texts on ethical theory, political physics, metaphysics and contemporary philosophy, plus a comprehensive collection of introductory works on key thinkers.

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Design Archive 2007-2017

In the study of Design, Bloomsbury offers a comprehensive range of reference works, volumes of original research, textbooks and practical guides for scholars, students and practitioners. This collection draws together the best of ten years worth of publishing, 2007-2017.

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Early Modern History Archive 1981-2013

The Early Modern History Archive draws on a wealth of titles published between 1971 and 2013 in this area of study. This includes three titles on Elizabethan history by Patrick Collinson, Panikos Panayi’s Germans in Britain Since 1500, and Eamon Duffy’s Saints, Sacrilege and Sedition.

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Education Supplement

This collection draws from Bloomsbury's archive to provide further scholarly research and student texts on Education studies. These texts have a global perspective and explore both contemporary issues and practical approaches to education.

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Fashion Archive 2006-2017

Bloomsbury is a leading publisher of fashion, with around 500 titles available within both theoretical and applied fashion, from student guides to academic reference. This collection brings together the best of over ten years worth of publishing, 2006-2017.

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Fashion: Dress, Body, Culture Archive

This provocative collection seeks to articulate the connections between culture and dress. By incorporating studies in anthropology, sociology, art history and cultural studies, these titles form an interdisciplinary dialogue between identity and dress, cosmetics, coiffure and body alterations.

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Film Studies Archive 2000-2013

From a diverse backlist of titles on film and media studies from historic imprints such as Continuum, A&C Black and Berg, this collection includes Studying Contemporary American Film, Politics as Form in Lars Von Trier, and Hitchcock's Ear: Music and the Director’s Art.

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Hart Publishing Supplement

Hart books aim to be intellectually stimulating and innovative, and they seek to contribute to the academic study of law as well as to its development and practical implementation. Hart's list is international in scope and spans the entirety of legal scholarship.

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History Supplement

This collection supplements our History collections with a deep dive into the Bloomsbury archive. Titles include Italy and the Potato, Modern South Africa in World History and The Power of Language and Rhetoric in Russian Political History.

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I.B. Tauris British History

This collection studies different facets of British history, events of cultural and political significance which have shaped Britain today. Titles include: Ireland and the End of the British Empire, The Lancashire Witches, Of Victorians and Vegetarians, and A History of the Royal Navy.

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I.B. Tauris Global History

For scholars of history, this large and varied collection looks at culturally and politically significant events from across the globe throughout history. Titles include Missions to Mexico, Japan and the War on Terror, The CIA and the Soviet Bloc, and Mineworkers in Zambia.

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I.B. Tauris Imperial & Colonial History

Imperial and colonial history is written across all corner of the planet, and the ideals and actions of it continue to shape the world today. This comprehensive collection of study includes The Collapse of Rhodesia, Imperial Identity in the Mughal Empire, and Russian Imperialism and Naval Power.

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I.B. Tauris Iran/Persia

This collection delves deeply into Iranian culture, history, heritage, politics and art to provide one of the most illuminating and comprehensive resources on the subject. Titles include Anthology of Philosophy in Persia, Forming National Identity in Iran, and Tribeswomen of Iran.

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I.B. Tauris Israel and Palestine

This I.B. Tauris collection is an essential resource for understanding the history and conflict of Israel and Palestine. Titles include Palestine And The Decline Of The Ottoman Empire, Nationalism and The Politics of Fear in Israel and Palestine in Israeli School Books.

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I.B. Tauris Security Studies

Security studies takes organised violence as its focus, how it is effectively employed and how individuals and organisations can protect themselves from it. This collection from I.B. Tauris covers topics such as the Cold War, UN humanitarian operations, piracy, terrorism, foreign policy, and more.

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I.B. Tauris The Islamic World

The Islamic World collection from the I.B. Tauris Archive takes a global look at the culture and political engagement of the Islamic world throughout history. Titles include Diplomacy in the Early Islamic world, Islam in America and A History of Shi'i Islam.

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I.B. Tauris UK Politics

This collection of monographs on U.K politics from the I.B. Tauris archive includesDowning Street and the Press in Victorian Britain, The Great Political Pairings of Modern Britain, and A Political Legacy of the British Empire.

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I.B. Tauris World Wars and Holocaust

This I.B. Tauris collection examines in great detail the interlinking events of the early 20th century which rolled the planet through two World Wars and unimaginable slaughter. Titles include Britain, Germany and the Road to the Holocaust, Alternatives to Appeasement, and America, Hitler and the UN.

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Literary Studies Supplement

Bloomsbury offers a wide range of books in the field of literary studies, with a particular focus on modern and contemporary writing, theory and culture. This interdisciplinary list expands into developing areas of study such as genre fiction, environmental literature, and translation studies.

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Media Studies Archive 2008-2013

This Media Studies archive collection, 2008 to 2013, includes Effects of Video Games on Children, Monster Culture in the 21st Century: A Reader, The Rise and Fall of Television Journalism, and several texts from the International Texts in Critical Media Aesthetics series.

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Modernism Archive 2005-2012

Including titles from the Continuum archive, this collection includes works on key writers such as Samuel Beckett, James Joyce and Joseph Conrad. Includes works from popular series such as Guides for the Perplexed, Continuum Reception Studies and The Reception of British and Irish Authors in Europe.

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Pauline Studies Archive 1984-2012

Alongside titles such as Paul: A Guide for the Perplexed and A Feminist Companion to the Deutero-Pauline Epistles, this collection includes The Pauline Writings, a series exploring New Testament study from historical, social-scientific, literary, theological, cultural and contextual perspectives.

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Philosophy Supplement

To further supplement Bloomsbury Collections' Philosophy publications, this collection draws from ten years of recent research on a wide range of topics for an international audience of readers studying, researching and engaging with philosophical thought.

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Philosophy of Education Archive 2008-2012

Alongside leading-edge research, high-level reference works, essential textbooks and award-winning post-compulsory education titles, this collection also hosts the entire Continuum Library of Educational Thought, a series covering major thinkers such as Plato, Mary Wollstonecraft and Rudolf Steiner.

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Politics Archive 1993-2013

This collection draws on the best from Bloomsbury’s Politics backlist and includes Sir Bernard Crick’s Crossing Borders: Political Essays, Ian Bickerton’s The Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Guide for the Perplexed, and Steve Hewitt’s Snitch!: A History of the Modern Intelligence Informer.

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Poyser Monographs

The Poyser Monographs collection brings together titles from Poyser’s world-leading academic ornithology list. Titles range from Bird Habitats in Britain, Estuary Birds of Britain and Ireland and A Dictionary of Birds to a series of specific studies dedicated to the birds of the world.

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Religious Studies Archive 2008-2012

This collection studies religion around the world using a range of theoretical and methodological approaches - An authoritative and innovative resource for lecturers, students and researchers. Includes The Writing of Violence in the Middle East and Religion in Environmental and Climate Change.

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Shakespeare Archive 2003-2012

Combining research monographs with student guides and the entire 18-volume reference series Great Shakespeareans, this collection looks at both specific plays of Shakespeare as well as an array of themes which run throughout many of his works, including music, comedy, law and politics.

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Shakespeare Studies Supplement

By combining The Arden Shakespeare's, Methuen Drama's, and Continuum's catalogue of titles on Shakespeare Studies, this collection provides a comprehensive resource covering a broad range of topics within the field, including, sex and gender, film and text, and history and language.

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