Special Collections

Ancient Commentators on Aristotle

The Ancient Commentators on Aristotle series is a prestigious scholarly project which translates into English the principal works of the Neoplatonist commentators. Each volume includes an introduction, comprehensive commentary notes, bibliography, glossary of translated terms and a subject index.

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Birds and Mammals of Africa

Mammals of Africa was awarded the 2014 Dartmouth Medal by the American Library Association for outstanding quality and significance. Alongside Birds of Africa, this ambitious collection details every known species of African land mammal and bird, with hundreds of illustrations and maps.

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Business & Management

The collection covers topics such as finance, auditing, risk management and business practice. It includes QFINANCE volumes published in association with the Qatar Financial Centre, alongside new titles such as Morgan Witzel's Managing for Success and Andrew Kakabadse's The Success Formula.

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Continuing Professional Development

This collections provides high-quality, practical resources to support teaching, leadership and professional development for both middle and senior leaders, as well as new and aspiring leaders. Included are titles from the Resources for Teaching and Bloomsbury Education Handbooks series.

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Education Around the World

This collection provides a global picture of education, highlighting national, regional and global trends. Each title has a substantial editorial introduction and country chapters written by indigenous experts to allow special local factors to be explored with authority and cultural understanding.

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Geographers Biobibliographical Studies

Geographers Bibliographical Studies is an annual book series first published in 1977. With more than 500 scholarly biographical overviews of important figures from the history of geography, this collection forms a unique resource for the study of history, science, technology and exploration.

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History of Technology

This collection hosts the long-running History of Technology annual series which looks at the history of technological discovery and change, exploring the relationship of technology to other aspects of life and showing how technological development is affected by the society in which it occurred.

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Osprey Essential Histories

This collection combines Osprey military history books with the Essential Histories series. These works analyse the origins, politics, fighting and repercussions of most major conflicts from the past 3000 years, from the Punic Wars to the Iran-Iraq war, from both military and civilian perspectives.

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Short Histories

Short Histories aims to be 'introductions with an edge'. Addressing the history of ideas, religion, classical studies, politics, philosophy and Middle East studies, these titles bring informed interpretation and factual reportage to historical debate, offering new insights to old interpretations.

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