December 10, 2019
We’ve been trying to figure out what are the best marketing and publicity tactics – what will actually make people press the buy button and, importantly, which ones are the most cost-effective. Withou…Read more
November 13, 2019
In grey London autumn weather, we are always surprised that everyone contributes to the dreariness by wearing dark blue, black and brown coats. Today on the tube we saw only two people who had brightl…Read more
November 5, 2019
We are almost done slotting into Casemate’s distribution infrastructure bar a few last-minute tasks, books are moving to new warehouses and we are relishing engaging with the UK and US teams. We noted…Read more
In the news
We love to read more about the topics our authors write about or just explore interesting news items! Here are some things that have caught our eye recently.
7 Stats About Diversity In Book Publishing That Reveal The Magnitude Of The ProblemRead more (Bustle)
How Scorpions’ 1990s power ballad became an anthem for the fall of the Berlin WallRead more (BBC)
The 2008 financial crisis explained:
The 2008 crash was the greatest jolt to the global financial system in almost a century – it pushed the world's banking system towards the edge of collapse. We explore the causes and consequences of the crash, consider its historical parallels, and ask – how will history remember the crisis?Read more (History Extra)
In the early 20th century, most of the Balkans were still part of the multi-ethnic Ottoman Empire. But by 1924, this world was violently torn asunder. More than 500,000 Muslims were expelled from Greece, and at least 1.2 million Greek Orthodox Christians were forced to flee their homes in Turkey.
This is a film about people uprooted from their homes on both sides of the border and about their common experience of being "Twice a Stranger”. The story unfolds through rare archive footage, interviews with historians and testimonies from both Turkish and Greek refugees.Read more (Online | Vimeo On Demand)
The lasting legacy of the population exchange between Greece and Turkey after the fall of the Ottoman Empire. Article and video.Read more (Al Jazeera)
Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course World History 223Read more (Crash Course World History 223)