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By Richard VanNess Simmons
I am happy to share the news of the recent publication of my new edited volume, Studies in Colloquial Chinese and Its History -- Dialect and Text, with Hong Kong University Press. The book is available at a discount via this link https://conta.cc/3LcjX13 until June 16, 2022.
Hello everyone, I write to share the info for an upcoming virtual public event that I think will be of interest to H-Environment members.
Further details about the event are available below, and here, on the Yale Environmental Humanities webpage.
deadline for submissions:
August 31, 2023
full name / name of organization:
A new book series has been established by Routledge, with a focus on popular culture.
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
H-World members may be interested in my new book Slave Revolt on Screen: The Haitian Revolution in Film and Video Games. The book is available from UPM (Caribbean Studies Series) at https://www.upress.state.ms.us/Books/S/Slave-Revolt-on-Screen.
I am happy to announce the publication of a book of cartoons about Abbasid Baghdad, starring book-loving author Popeye (al-Jahiz) and winebibbing poet Curly (Abu Nuwas), along with their friends Coral (a singing girl) and the Caliph of one of the world's most influential empires in history. Each episode is derived from historical sources, and designed to entertain, educate, and amaze.
It includes a short preface by Geert Jan van Gelder, as well as a bibliography and index. The full-colour pictures are inspired by illustrations of al-Hariri's Maqamat.
I am pleased to announce the publication of my new book by Cornell University Press.