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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:
February 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:
February 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:
February 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:
February 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

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:
February 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:
February 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

Classics in Progress

Classics in Progress: Essays on Ancient Greece and Rome

T. P. Wiseman (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2012
ISBN:
9780197263235
eISBN:
9780191734328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263235.001.0001

The study of Greco-Roman civilisation is as exciting and innovative today as it has ever been. This intriguing collection by contemporary classicists reveals new discoveries, new interpretations and ... More

Continuity and Innovation in Medieval and Modern Philosophy

Continuity and Innovation in Medieval and Modern Philosophy: Knowledge, Mind and Language

John Marenbon (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265499
eISBN:
9780191760310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265499.001.0001

The usual division of philosophy into ‘medieval’ and ‘modern’ obscures the continuities in philosophy up until 1700. This book examines three areas where these continuities are particularly clear: ... More

Creating the AHRC

Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

James Herbert

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.001.0001

This is an account of the establishment of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) from among the Research Councils of the United Kingdom in 2005. It focuses on the campaign carried forward ... More

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