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From Mummers to Madness: A Social History of Popular Music in England, c.1770s to c.1970s

From Mummers to Madness: A Social History of Popular Music in England, c.1770s to c.1970s

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-09-14

This month we celebrate the release of our latest history book by Prof. David Taylor, who also authored Beerhouses, Brothels and Bobbies: From Mummers to Madness: A Social History of Popular Music in England, c.1770s to c.1970s. This book on popular music is aimed at a wide audience of both academics and those simply seeking to learn more about the history of popular music!This new title [...]

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New Book: The Political Economy of the Hospital in History

New Book: The Political Economy of the Hospital in History

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-03-10

Our latest publication The Political Economy of the Hospital in History (Eds. Martin Gorsky, Margarita Vilar-Rodríguez and Jerònia Pons-Pons) examines the history of the hospital across different countries and times.As the healthcare sector has grown and developed so its costs have risen, with hospitals playing an essential role in healthcare and promoting economic activities and [...]

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New Publication: Power in the Land

New Publication: Power in the Land

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-09-22

Power in the Land, the Ramsdens and their Huddersfield Estate, 1542-1920This new collection of essays focuses on aspects of the relationship between the Ramsdens and Huddersfield town whilst throwing new light on the circumstances surrounding the sale of the Ramsden estate. Edited by Edward Royle, Emeritus Professor of History at the University of York and resulting from an initiative by [...]

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Music Beyond Airports celebrates 10,000 Open Access reads!

Music Beyond Airports celebrates 10,000 Open Access reads!

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2020-02-03

Music Beyond Airports is an essay collection assembled from papers at the Ambient@40 International conference 2018 in Huddersfield. It celebrates Eno’s work and landmark release of Music for Airports in 1978, but also explores ambient music over the 40 years since that release. This publication examines the role of ambient music in society and culture and how it has developed over the past 40 [...]

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