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Q & A with Peter Li, author of Animal Welfare in China

On a paved footpath, a white fluffy dog sits next to a man who has crouched down to pat him. The man (author Peter Li) wears a blue sports coat, cream pants and running shoes.
Peter Li is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston-Downtown. In Animal Welfare in China: Culture, Politics and Cris...

Revolutionary textbook saves students thousands

The cover of Australian Politics and Policy textbook showing the title and the outline of the roof of Parliament House superimposed on a brick wall.

By Alex Christodoulou

The publishing landscape is always changing. If it isn’t the eBook, it’s Amazon and the self-publishing boom. Once upon a time, the introduction of paperbacks made people sit up and take notice by putting books in people’s hands at a fraction of the previous cost.

But when you think of game-changers in the publishing industry, I’ll wager a textbook on Australian politics and policy doesn’t immediately spring to mind.

Q & A with Rowena Lennox, author of Dingo Bold

Q & A with Rowena Lennox, author of Dingo Bold

Rowena Lennox has worked as a book editor for many years and is an adjunct research fellow at the Australian Centre for Public History at the University of Technology Sydney. Her first book, Fighting Spirit of East Timor, won a New South Wales Premier’s History Award. Her second book, Dingo Bold, was published in January 2021.

Happy World Hippo Day!

Happy World Hippo Day!
15 February is World Hippo Day. To celebrate, here are some of our favourite hippos, all featured in John Simons' wonderful book Obaysch: A Hippopotamus in Victorian London.  

Q & A with Caitlyn Radice, Publishing Intern

A photo of Caitlyn Radice.

Caitlyn Radice has been part of the SUP team from September 2020 to February 2021, working remotely. She is a Master of Publishing student with a love for YA fantasy and manga. She currently lives in Sydney and is hoping to travel as soon as she can.

2021 preview and holiday closure

2021 preview and holiday closure
We wish all our readers, authors and colleagues a restful break and a very happy new year. The SUP office will be closed from 23 December through 6...

Season's Greetings from Sydney University Press

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As we head towards the festive season, the SUP team wishes all our readers, authors and supporters a restful end to 2020 and a very happy new year. This December we publish three exciting new books and are delighted to give you a preview of some of our 2021 highlights.

Meatsplaining: The Animal Agriculture Industry and the Rhetoric of Denial

Meatsplaining: The Animal Agriculture Industry and the Rhetoric of Denial
  Today we launch Meatsplaining, a provocative new title in our Animal Publics series. How does the meat industry respond to questions about anima...

Celebrating History Week in 2020

Celebrating History Week in 2020
How are you celebrating this History Week? The History Council of NSW has curated a terrific line-up of in-person and online events exploring the q...

Happy National Science Week

Happy National Science Week
It's National Science Week! Here's a round-up of some great scientific reads from our collection. Wind Turbine Syndrome: A Communicated Disease by ...

We're back, and open for business!

The Sydney University Press website is now accepting orders for all our books. 

We're now spending a few days on campus each week, as the university prepares for semester 2.  

Processing of orders will be done twice a week, so there may be a few days' delay between receiving your order and it going out the door with Australia Post. We appreciate your patience!

 

New this June from Sydney University Press

New this June from Sydney University Press
Our new releases this month range widely in time and space, from Arnhem Land today to 19th century China to Chicago in the early 20th century. Rea...