Announcing The Berkshire Manual of Style for International Publishing

For Immediate Release: Great Barrington, MA, December, 2011 Black & white & read all over: The Berkshire Manual of Style for International Publishing A bold little publishing company has created a style guide to share what they have learned about international publishing with other publishers, authors, editors, and academic reviewers. The Berkshire Manual of Style for International

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Trainspotting, from Beijing to the Berkshires (Karen’s Letter, August 2011)

Trains have been on my mind since April, when I tried the new service from Shanghai to Hangzhou. The plum and cherry trees were in full bloom and the weeping willows freshly in leaf - what a day to see the West Lake for the first time! And how incredible it seemed that high-tech companies like

Letter from Beijing

For Immediate Release: 11 July 2012 Letter from Beijing I’m in Beijing now for two landmark events for Berkshire Publishing: the World History Association Conference, where we sponsored a lecture named for William H. McNeill, and the signing of an agreement with the Multimedia Press of the Open University of China for development of “China Panorama:

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William McNeill at the White House

For Immediate Release: 25 February 2010 William McNeill at the White House The rhythm of my country life includes evenings with a long-retired world historian, William H. McNeill, who has in many ways inspired Berkshire Publishing. I drive southeast, often with one of my children, to the farmhouse Bill’s wife Elizabeth inherited from her aunts. It

By |2013-03-11T12:08:17-05:00February 25th, 2010|Karen's Letter, Press Releases|0 Comments

A Mother’s China Instinct

For Immediate Release: 23 June 2009 Great Barrington, Massachusetts—The world’s least likely China expert may be a New England publisher, Karen Christensen, whose interest in preparing her two children for the 21st century led her to start a project that the real China experts thought impossible: a 5-volume, 2,800-page Encyclopedia of China. As well as being

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