Commissioning and developing higher education textbooks in archaeology and ancient history for an international readership.
- Directing and collaborating with project editors, designers, and picture researchers to ensure all elements of each book follow market demand.
- Developing market knowledge by visiting campuses in UK and US, attending academic conferences.
- Advising on and commissioning trade archaeology, history and ancient history books.
- Developing content for key HE textbooks, ensuring the projects are leading the market for their design, accessibility, coverage and pedagogy.
- Forecasting the adoption of new titles as part of the textbook proposal process by initiating international market overviews and qualifying course-related details from academic institutions.
- Leading market development projects for textbooks, actioning feedback from key lecturers and course leaders.
- Managing the digital content of textbook titles, creating material including lecturer manuals, question banks, and supplements for Online Content Libraries, Virtual Learning Environments, and e-books.
- Demonstrating to course leaders the benefits of using digital content in teaching by guiding them through McGraw-Hill’s learning environment Connect and its adaptive learning suites Learnsmart and Smartbook.
- Managing author relationships and manuscript submission timelines for a front-list of 68 books, including monographs, supplementary texts, and handbooks.
- Commissioning monographs in law research, involving initiating and maintaining contacts with potential authors, guiding authors through proposal process and proposing books to publishing Editorial Board.
- Managing and commissioning research monographs within the 'Biomedical Law and Ethics Library' series.
- Initiating market research projects to explore new commissioning opportunities in academic subjects.
- Coordinating peer review process for book proposals, and relaying appropriate feedback to authors.
Why Archaeology Matters Today An exciting and much anticipated new archaeology title written by titan Brian Fagan and journalist Nadia Durrani, Bigger than History introduces students to archaeology’s contributions to many of today’s important debates of interest to students. Each chapter focuses on one of today’s important topics, such as gender equality, ethnicity and racism, climate change,... read more
Visually stunning, now with wider context This is the text that set a new standard in its field with striking visuals, fascinating reconstructions, accessible prose, and coverage of the wider Greek world. The Second Edition extends student understanding of Greek art in history through richer archaeological context and expanded coverage of both the earliest Bronze Age and latest Hellenistic per... read more
An extensively illustrated introduction to ancient Greek historyAncient Greece: A New History is a new, single-authored survey of the ancient Greek world that brings the past to life with a fresh narrative and vivid images. Drawing on the latest archaeological research and textual evidence, award-winning teacher and scholar Jeremy McInerney shows that many of the issues that concerned the anci... read more
An introduction to archaeology that helps students think like archaeologistsMethods can be difficult to teach in the classroom, with many instructors struggling to devise practical ways to help students understand how archaeologists work. Principles of Archaeology makes its mark by helping students learn by doing archaeological projects, by clear chapter-by chapter coverage of each archaeologi... read more
A comprehensive and indispensable guide to world prehistory, now completely updatedThe Human Past has established itself as a thorough and authoritative survey of human prehistory and the development of civilizations. Written by an international team of respected experts in the field, it presents a streamlined overview that can be broken down into a series of chapters focusing on individual re... read more
The new gold standard in North American archaeology This highly anticipated revision delivers thoroughly updated coverage of sites and discoveries in a new, streamlined format. While retaining Brian Fagan’s hallmark, story-telling style, the Fifth Edition provides new features that engage and enlighten. “Enduring Theme” sections add to the region-by-region organization, helping students make c... read more
The most historical coverage and images, now more student friendly Praised for its beautiful visuals, use of primary sources, and coverage into the early medieval period, Ancient Rome, Third Edition now includes a more student-friendly approach. With new chapter-opening maps, new family trees, more subheadings, and even more color images, the text is certain to increase student engagement. A n... read more
Archaeology for today’s student Retaining its hallmark concision and authoritative presentation of the most recent breakthrough discoveries, methods, and interpretations, the Fourth Edition sets a new standard for learning support. To provide even greater student engagement, the book is supported by two new and important resources: an Active Archaeology Notebook with 20 class-tested activities... read more
An extensive update to the authoritative introduction to Mexico’s ancient civilizations.“Masterly. . . . The complexities of Mexico’s ancient cultures are perceptively presented and interpreted.” ?Library Journal“A must for anyone interested in archaeology and history.” ―DIGMexico arrives in its eighth edition with a new look and the most recent discoveries. This is the story of the pre-Spanis... read more
European economies are now dominated by services, and virtually all companies view service as critical to retaining their customers today and in the future. In its third European edition, Services Marketing: Integrating Customer Focus across the Firm provides full coverage of the foundations of services marketing, placing the distinctive gaps model at the center of this approach. Drawing on th... read more
The Routledge Handbook of International Human Rights Law provides the definitive global survey of the discipline of international human rights law. Each chapter is written by a leading expert and provides a contemporary overview of a significant area within the field. As well as covering topics integral to the theory and practice of international human rights law the volume offers a broader pe... read more
This book explores the scope, application and role of medical law, regulatory norms and ethics, and addresses key challenges introduced by contemporary advances in biomedical research and healthcare. While mindful of national developments, the handbook supports a global perspective in its approach to medical law. Contributors include leading scholars in both medical law and ethics, who have de... read more
The law of armed conflict is a key element of the global legal order yet it finds itself in a state of flux created by the changing nature of warfare and the influences of other branches of international law. The Routledge Handbook of the Law of Armed Conflict provides a unique perspective on the field covering all the key aspects of the law as well as identifying developing and often contenti... read more
This expert guide to the art of Mesopotamia, spanning more than 8000 years, is especially important as this ancient cultural legacy is threatened by contemporary conflictMesopotamia is considered the cradle of Western civilization, and the diverse societies that flourished there, nestled around the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, were as culturally rich as this attribution would suggest. Spanning... read more
The art of the Roman empire, in social and political context This new survey makes sense of Roman art by placing works in their full historical context―showing students not only how but also why art was used in Roman society and politics (such as wealthy Romans sponsoring public projects to promote themselves). The book breaks new ground by devoting chapters to art from the provinces, rather t... read more
The Active Archaeology Notebook offers effective and fun activities for the archaeology classroom. Conceived by a team of instructors from the SAA Curriculum Committee under the direction of Leah McCurdy (University of Texas at Arlington), every activity has been class tested and is designed to demonstrate key concepts in archaeology. The Notebook is ideal for instructors looking for diverse a... read more
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