Provides over 7,000 in-depth articles on the prominent intellectuals and the lesser-known figures responsible for shaping the history of philosophy covering a broad range of subjects, time periods and traditions. Featuring thinkers not only from dominant Anglo-American traditions but also from neglected traditions usually absent from historical surveys of philosophy. Entries define "philosophers" in the widest sense including political scientists, literary critics, jurists, economists, and religious writers.
In addition to discovering Bloomsbury's pioneering Cultural Histories Series in a diverse range of subjects from antiquity to the present day, Bloomsbury Cultural History provides users with extensive supplementary reading, 1,000 images from the Wellcome Collection and interactive features to ensure discoverability of the most relevant content within this vast field of study.
Containing 750,000 never-before-digitized runway and backstage images from the 1970s - 2000, the Fashion Photography Archive showcases the evolution of key designers such as McQueen, Westwood, Chalayan, and more. Hundreds of articles, audio, and video resources from expert commentators provide context and analysis. Curated by Editor-in-Chief Valerie Steele, Director of the Museum at FIT in New York.
This resource brings together 120+ volumes of the 33 1/3 book series, the new series of 33 1/3 Global titles, 14 volumes of the Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World (EPMOW), together with a collection of Bloomsbury's popular music research titles on a single cross-searchable digital platform.
Featuring high quality content from Bloomsbury's leading publishing program in food studies, this resource combines comprehensive reference works with cutting-edge academic research, a wealth of educational resources, and primary resources. An essential resource for students and scholars studying food in all its manifestations in disciplines such as history, sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, human geography, sustainability, agriculture, culinary arts, political science, development studies, food science, and nutrition.
The ultimate single-volume reference book. It is a treasure trove of facts and figures about today’s ever-changing world — from detailed information on the UK monarchy, government departments, health and education systems to extensive and authoritative data on every country in the world.
An exceptional, privately-owned library that respects and celebrates the centuries-old interface between Europe and the Middle East, made available online for the first time. The Arcadian Library's History of Science and Medicine collection includes manuscripts, incunabula, early printed books, and monographs from the 10th to 20th centuries. The collection showcases the contribution of early Arab and Persian scientists, doctors and thinkers; their translation, reception and influence in Europe and their lasting influence on the development of Western scientific and medical knowledge.
Incorporating the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, this unique online resource is the leading source of information on fashion and design. The Berg Fashion Library offers users access to an expanding range of essential fashion resources, including 13,000+ images, museum exhibitions, eBooks, essays, lesson plans, and more.
This comprehensive online resource offers unrivalled coverage of design and crafts worldwide, from 1500 BCE to the present day. It combines carefully curated text and image content of the highest quality with an intuitive taxonomy for research and discovery. Bloomsbury Design Library includes authoritative reference works including Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design, over 60 ebooks, more than 100 designer pages, and an interactive timeline to help you explore, discover, and understand the global history of design.
The ultimate online resource for plays, critical analysis and performance, Drama Online provides easy access to over 1,700 play texts, 350 audio plays from L.A. Theatre Works, and over 150 hours of video from leading institutions including Shakespeare's Globe and the BBC. Unique Play Tools with Character Grids, Words and Speech graphs and Part Books offer a new way to engage with plays for close study or for performance.