Peter Lang Press

The Peter Lang Group’s trade programme is published under the imprint Peter Lang Press. The English language trade books are published by Peter Lang Ltd (Oxford). The series “The Past in the Present” is part of the trade program. These are the titles that have been published to date:

Vidal, Ricarda

Death and Desire in Car Crash Culture

A Century of Romantic Futurisms

Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Wien, 2013. 235 pp., 27 b/w ill., 8 coloured ill.
ISBN 978-1-906165-42-0 hb. (Hardcover)


Lane, Melissa


Ancient Thinking for a Green Age

Oxford, 2011. X, 245 pp.
ISBN 978-1-906165-17-8 hb. (Hardcover)

The Great Fear of 1857

Wagner, Kim A.

The Great Fear of 1857

Rumours, Conspiracies and the Making of the Indian Uprising

Oxford, 2010. XXXII, 312 pp., num. ill.
ISBN 978-1-906165-27-7 hb. (Hardcover)

Napoleon's Other War

Broers, Michael

Napoleon’s Other War

Bandits, Rebels and their Pursuers in the Age of Revolutions

Oxford, 2010. XXIV, 232 pp., num. ill.
ISBN 978-1-906165-11-6 hb. (Hardcover)


Bush, Clive

The Century’s Midnight

Dissenting European and American Writers in the Era of the Second World War

Oxford, 2010. XIV, 594 pp., 4 ill.
ISBN 978-1-906165-25-3 hb. (Hardcover)

A Hero for the Atomic Age

Andersson, Axel

A Hero for the Atomic Age

Thor Heyerdahl and the Kon-Tiki Expedition

Oxford, 2010. XII, 252 pp., num. ill.
ISBN 978-1-906165-31-4 hb. (Hardcover)

The World Makers

Poole, William

The World Makers

Scientists of the Restoration and the Search for the Origins of the Earth

Oxford, 2010. XVIII, 234 pp., 8 ill.
ISBN 978-1-906165-08-6 hb. (Hardcover)

Driven to Innovate

James, Ioan

Driven to Innovate

A Century of Jewish Mathematicians and Physicists

Oxford, 2009. 312 pp., 35 ill.
ISBN 978-1-906165-22-2 hb. (Hardcover)

Modernism on Sea

Feigel, Lara / Harris, Alexandra (eds)

Modernism on Sea

Art and Culture at the British Seaside

Oxford, 2009. XIV, 272 pp., 10 coloured and 32 b/w ill.
ISBN 978-1-906165-24-6 hb. (Hardcover)

False Prophets

Bonney, Richard

False Prophets

The ‘Clash of Civilizations’ and the Global War on Terror

Oxford, 2008. X, 352 pp.
ISBN 978-1-906165-07-9 hb. (Hardcover)
ISBN 978-1-906165-02-4 pb. (Softcover)

A History of Political Trials

Laughland, John

A History of Political Trials

From Charles I to Saddam Hussein

Oxford, 2008. 315 pp.
ISBN 978-1-906165-05-5 hb. (Hardcover)
ISBN 978-1-906165-00-0 pb. (Softcover)

Clearing a Space

Chaudhuri, Amit

Clearing a Space

Reflections on India, Literature and Culture

Oxford, 2008. 330 pp.
ISBN 978-1-906165-06-2 hb. (Hardcover)
ISBN 978-1-906165-01-7 pb. (Softcover)

Gilberto Freyre

Burke, Peter / Pallares-Burke, Maria Lúcia G.

Gilberto Freyre

Social Theory in the Tropics

Oxford, 2008. 261 pp.
ISBN 978-1-906165-09-3 hb. (Hardcover)
ISBN 978-1-906165-04-8 pb. (Softcover)