Now available: Religion & Society series and Encyclopedia of World Environmental History

Berkshire Publishing is pleased to announce that the acclaimed Religion & Society series produced with Routledge (a division of Taylor & Francis) is now available from Berkshire, along with the Encyclopedia of World Environmental History, another award-winning publication developed originally with Routledge in New York. Orders for print volumes (in limited supply) or for digital access can

By |2014-06-05T10:30:21-05:00June 5th, 2014|Press Releases|0 Comments

We have a government again! Time to publish some books

Hooray! We have a government again. That means it's time to get our applications sent off to the Library of Congress for all our upcoming books: This Is America (oh, the irony that this book was delayed by the shut-down); the Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography, which we'll be officially launching in Sydney, Australia in early

By |2013-10-17T10:22:21-05:00October 17th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Holy Cow Do We Have Sustainability Covered

Wow, I just want to say that we have an incredible array of topics covered in the Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability. (Not to toot our own horn or anything!) The usual stuff that you hear about all the time, yes - carbon capture, coal, climate change, etc. - but we have tons of interesting stuff on

By |2013-06-21T09:29:40-05:00April 3rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Unsustainable Life and Times of Lily Bart

Today’s lesson is on Lily Bart, the central character in Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth. I’ve just read the book, finally, having felt somewhat compelled to do so by the fact that Wharton spent a few years living here in the Berkshires; her home, “The Mount,” is still open for tours. We’ve visited the gardens

By |2013-01-08T14:15:55-05:00December 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Words and Pictures – Can’t We All Get Along?

I just finished a marvelous book with the dry-as-dry-toast name The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, by a Yale statistician and sculptor named Edward R. Tufte. I've come to learn that the book is considered the Elements of Style of charts - a true classic. This may be apocryphal, but he is known for the great

By |2013-01-08T14:16:23-05:00November 30th, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Thanksgiving indeed, at Berkshire Publishing!

“This is undoubtedly the most important and readable reference on sustainability of our time” – Jim MacNeill, Secretary-General of the Brundtland Commission and chief architect and lead author of Our Common Future (1984 – 1987) “The Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability makes a timely and unique contribution to understanding and professionalizing the concept of sustainability to which

By |2012-11-21T13:13:18-05:00November 21st, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Create course materials with Berkshire AcademicPub: Sustainability content available now

Berkshire Publishing is partnering with AcademicPub to offer you the opportunity to assemble custom materials for your courses. The Berkshire AcademicPub partnership lets you: Keep costs low for your students Enhance your class by providing current and relevant materials Provide materials in print or digital formats Get copyright clearance in real-time Create your materials today and

By |2012-10-26T15:13:53-05:00October 26th, 2012|Uncategorized|2 Comments

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