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Cooking Our Way Into The Future

I started the Encyclopedia of Chinese Cuisines both as an excuse to eat and as what I thought would be a pleasant escape from the political drama of publishing about China. That led to our publishing books like The Way of Eating and Asian Cuisines, and to my work on gastrodiplomacy. Now, during the COVID-19 crisis, we’re planning a major project on

By |2020-05-31T16:39:39-05:00May 31st, 2020|Berkshire Blog, Oddments|0 Comments

Karen’s Letter: Foraging & Future Thinking

  While the coronavirus continues to change our lives, it does feel as if we’re lifting our heads from the crash position. It's still scary, but less out of control and panicky. I hope this is true for you. For me, the new normal is watching people use Zoom for the first time (”How do I

By |2020-05-14T16:59:57-05:00May 14th, 2020|Berkshire Blog|0 Comments

T.S. Eliot “Got Cheese” Campaign Announced

Great Barrington, MA - COVID-19 has delayed the launch of a record-setting marketing deal expected to boost international appreciation of English and European cheeses. The image and words of the Nobel Prize winning poet T S Eliot, as well as characters from the musical Cats, will be used to promote cheese and cheese products throughout the world. The

By |2020-05-26T07:48:34-05:00April 1st, 2020|Oddments|0 Comments

BH Free Reading Copy Request

We're all facing challenges today, and are happy that we've made an effort over the last few months to put our books online in ways more convenient for teaching and economical for schools. As you work with students remotely, we hope you'll try our various collections. In particular, why not try a free sample ebook from our Big History Collection? This

By |2020-05-10T09:52:28-05:00March 18th, 2020|Berkshire Bookworld|0 Comments

Free Articles: Landscape Art, Nature Writing & More From Encyclopedia Of World Environmental History

Environmental issues have been central here at Berkshire Publishing since we opened shop in 2004. Even before that, we had produced the three-volume Encyclopedia of World Environmental History for Routledge in New York. I remember the first editorial meeting, at the National Humanities Center in North Carolina. One thing I learned was that it couldn’t be an “international”

By |2020-05-28T04:40:31-05:00March 12th, 2020|Berkshire Bookworld|0 Comments

How & Where To Access Berkshire Titles: Digital Availability & Print Books

We got to talking this week about how challenging it must be to be a librarian today. Different formats, different subscription and purchases options, and less than streamlined systems. It might, we thought, be helpful to see just where you can get our interdisciplinary global titles, so we've prepared this run-down, with links. For print books,

By |2020-05-11T04:37:21-05:00March 4th, 2020|Berkshire Bookworld|0 Comments

Why The Encyclopedia Of Sustainability? Berners-Lee

Publication scheduled for June 2020 8.5x11 • 6,084 pages • Hardcover $1999 $999 NOW • 9781614728009 No library is complete without this core 21st-century resource. While you're waiting for the new print set to ship, you'll have FREE digital access to all 10 volumes of the first edition at eBooks.com. And we'll send a FREE copy of What Is Sustainability? (or another Berkshire Essential paperback)

By |2020-05-11T06:07:05-05:00February 27th, 2020|Oddments|0 Comments

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