Special Collections

Ancient Commentators on Aristotle

Series Editor: Richard Sorabji, King's College London and Wolfson College, Oxford, UK
The Ancient Commentators on Aristotle series is a prestigious scholarly project, which translates into English the principal works of the Neoplatonist commentators on Aristotle. Each of the 102 volumes includes a translated text accompanied by an introduction, comprehensive commentary notes, bibliography, glossary of translated terms and a subject index.

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Birds and Mammals of Africa

This collection comprises the six-volume reference work Mammals of Africa, which was awarded the 2014 Dartmouth Medal by the American Library Association for outstanding quality and significance, and the eight volumes of Birds of Africa, available digitally for the first time. These ambitious volumes detail every known species of African land mammal and bird, including hundreds of illustrations and several thousand maps and line drawings.

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Business & Management

The Business & Management collection includes 23 monographs published between 2010 and 2015, covering finance, auditing, risk management, and business practice. It includes QFINANCE volumes published in association with the Qatar Financial Centre, together with 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 collection contains 20 books from our Education list, including titles from the Resources for Teaching and Bloomsbury Education Handbooks series. Highlights include Gererd Dixie’s The Ultimate Teaching Manual, and Sonia Blandford and Catherine Knowles’ Achievement for All.

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Education Around the World

This series collection provides a global picture of education, highlighting national, regional and global trends. Each volume includes a substantial editorial introductory chapter, followed by individual country chapters written by indigenous authors who are recognised experts in their field, allowing for special local factors to emerge and to be explained with authority and cultural understanding. This encyclopaedic resource is the first to provide global coverage combining up to date portraits and analysis of distinctive features and guidance on wider resources including connections to online dynamic data sources.

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Essential Histories (Osprey Publishing)

This collection is based on the series Essential Histories, which analyses the origins, politics, fighting and repercussions of one major conflict or theatre of war, from both military and civilian perspectives. Spanning 3000 years of human conflict, most major wars are covered, from the Punic Wars to the Iran-Iraq war. These titles are supplemented by 22 Osprey military history books, making the collection 98 titles in total.

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Geographers Biobibliographical Studies

Geographers Biobibliographical Studies is an annual book series which has been published since 1977, produced by the IGU Commission for the History of Geography, co-edited by Charles W J Withers (University of Edinburgh) and Hayden Lorimer (University of Glasgow). With 33 volumes at launch, and new volumes added annually, the series contains more than 500 scholarly biographical overviews of important figures from the history of geography. By making the entire series available as searchable full text, and enhancing the data with article-level indexing and cross-reference links between entries, this collection forms a unique resource for the study of the history of geography, science, technology and exploration.

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History of Technology

This collection is composed of the long-running History of Technology series, which explores the relationship of technology to other aspects of life and shows how technological development is affected by the society in which it occurred. The series contains c.4 million words of research in 33 volumes, each of which contains articles on a global range of topics from ancient times to the modern day. This represents a significant resource for scholars of history of science and technology.

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International Critical Commentary 1901-2014

For over 100 years, the International Critical Commentary series has held a special place among works on the Bible. It has brought together all the relevant aids to exegesis – linguistic and textual no less than archaeological, historical, literary and theological – with a level of comprehension and quality of scholarship unmatched by any other series. Contributors have been invited for their scholarly distinction rather than adherence to any one school of thought. This collection is a curated selection of 59 titles from throughout the series' history, including both long-unavailable titles and newly-published research.

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The Churchill Collection: Published Works of Winston S. Churchill

This collection includes 48 published works by Winston S. Churchill. E-books include The Boer War (1900), My Early Life (1930), The Second World War (6 volumes, 1948-53) and A History of the English Speaking Peoples (4 volumes, 1956-58). This collection perfectly complements The Churchill Archive (available separately), Bloomsbury's digital library of 800,000 documents spanning late 19th- and 20th-century global history.

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The Collected Works of Edward Schillebeeckx

The Collected Works of Edward Schillebeeckx is an 11-volume set from Bloomsbury's prestigious T&T Clark imprint. It brings together the most important and influential writings of the Belgian Dominican theologian Edward Schillebeeckx in a reliable edition. Translations have been carefully checked and revised and some texts are presented in English for the first time. Each volume contains an introduction by a renowned Schillebeeckx expert, making Schillebeeckx accessible for a new generation of students and scholars.

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