Earlier this year, Oxford University Press (OUP) published The Throne of Adulis by G.W. Bowersock as part of Oxford’s Emblems of Antiquity Series, commissioned by editor Stefan Vranka from our New York office. It was especially thrilling that Professor Bowersock agreed to write a volume as it represents a homecoming of sorts for the noted classics scholar, who began his publishing career with OUP in 1965 with the monograph Augustus and the Greek World. In the video and slideshow below, we present reflections on changes in scholarly publishing through Professor Bowersock’s unique experience.
G.W. Bowersock on publishing in 1965: