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British Sociology Seen from Without and Within

British Sociology Seen from Without and Within

A H Halsey and W G Runciman (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263426
eISBN:
9780191734298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263426.001.0001

These eleven chapters look at sociology in Britain from a number of intriguing perspectives. How important is it for British sociologists to be aware of the historical development of their subject in ... More

The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Jack Hayward, Brian Barry, and Archie Brown (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.001.0001

The distinctive strength of political science in Britain is revealed in this guide to modern British scholarship in the field. As well as charting the development of the discipline, the essays ... More

Brokers of Change

Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Toby Green (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.001.0001

This book, which provides a collection from scholars in the field of the precolonial history of Western Africa (the region between Senegal and Sierra Leone), aims to bring the history of the region ... More

Byzantines and Crusaders in Non-Greek Sources, 1025-1204

Byzantines and Crusaders in Non-Greek Sources, 1025-1204

Mary Whitby (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263785
eISBN:
9780191734304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263785.001.0001

These chapters survey the range of historical sources from the peoples who collided with the Byzantine Empire during this period of dramatic upheaval. The Empire that had been expanded and ... More

A Century of British Geography

A Century of British Geography

Ron Johnston and Michael Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262863
eISBN:
9780191734076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262863.001.0001

These chapters in this book trace the evolution of British geography as an academic discipline during the last hundred years, and stress how the study of the world we live in is fundamental to an ... More

A Century of British Medieval Studies

A Century of British Medieval Studies

Alan Deyermond (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.001.0001

This book is a guide to the complete range of medieval scholarship undertaken in twentieth-century Britain: history, archaeology, language and culture. Some of the twenty-nine chapters here focus on ... More

A Century of Theological and Religious Studies in Britain, 1902-2002

A Century of Theological and Religious Studies in Britain, 1902-2002

Ernest Nicholson (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263051
eISBN:
9780191734090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263051.001.0001

The chapters in this book give an account of how the agenda for theology and religious studies was set and reset throughout the twentieth century – by rapid and at times cataclysmic changes (wars, ... More

China–India

China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Delia Davin and Barbara Harriss-White (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.001.0001

China and India, the world’s most populous countries, have rapidly developing economies that are shaping world politics in the 21st century. They are often compared in terms of lagged outcomes and ... More

The Claims of Culture at Empire's End

The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Jennifer M. Dueck

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.001.0001

This volume asks fundamental questions about the political impact of cultural institutions by exploring the power struggles for control over such institutions in Syria and Lebanon under French ... More

Classical Olbia and the Scythian World

Classical Olbia and the Scythian World: From the Sixth Century BC to the Second Century AD

David Braund and S D Kryzhitskiy (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264041
eISBN:
9780191734311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264041.001.0001

The study of Olbia has always been set apart through the outstanding results of its excavations and the splendour of individual finds there. This volume focuses on the interaction of the city of ... More

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