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Mike Hulme's Book Recognized in Academic Book Week

Posted on 10/11/2015

Cambridge University Press (CUP), ‘the world’s oldest publisher’ are running their first academic book week, 9-16 November, revolving around the future of the academic book. An expert panel of Cambridge editors picked their 20 most influential books and made them available to read for free throughout Academic Book Week.

The prestigious list includes Cambridge editions of some of the most important books ever published, including Plato's The Republic, Descartes Meditations on First Philosophy and Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morality, as well as books that have influenced policy-making, contributed to social change and altered the intellectual landscape. One very prominent Academics in the Geography Department has made the list,  Mike Hulme with Why We Disagree About Climate Change!

Congratulations to Mike on this well deserved recognition. You can read more about Mike, his additional publications and research here.

Academic Book Week is a nationwide celebration of academic excellence aimed at and created by all those who write, make, sell, work with, or use, academic books. The weblink and books are available to read online here: Top 20 Influential Books - CUP

Mike Hulme Book Cover 

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