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Credit and Village Society in Fourteenth-Century England

Credit and Village Society in Fourteenth-Century England

Chris Briggs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2012
ISBN:
9780197264416
eISBN:
9780191734342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264416.001.0001

Exploring the role of credit is vital to understanding any economy. In the past two decades historians of many European regions have become increasingly aware that medieval credit, far from being the ... More

The Crisis of the Absolute Monarchy

The Crisis of the Absolute Monarchy: France from Old Regime to Revolution

Julian Swann and Joël Félix (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265383
eISBN:
9780191760433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265383.001.0001

For generations of historians, 1789 was a defining moment in world history and it has been said to mark, amongst other things, the triumph of the bourgeoisie, the birth of modernity, the rise of ... More

Cultures of Commemoration

Cultures of Commemoration: War Memorials, Ancient and Modern

Polly Low, Graham Oliver, and P.J. Rhodes (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264669
eISBN:
9780191753985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264669.001.0001

This book offers a comparative approach to the study of the commemoration of war. It draws together a set of contributions that combine to produce a considered approach to the changes and ... More

Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Mark Cornwall and R J W Evans (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.001.0001

This book explores the history of Czechoslovakia, a state neglected in British historiography, but which is vital for understanding Europe after 1918. The country twice lost its independence, firstly ... More

Defective Paradigms

Defective Paradigms: Missing Forms and What They Tell Us

Matthew Baerman, Greville G. Corbett, and Dunstan Brown (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2012
ISBN:
9780197264607
eISBN:
9780191734366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264607.001.0001

An important design feature of language is the use of productive patterns in inflection. In English, we have pairs such as ‘enjoy’ — ‘enjoyed’, ‘agree’ — ‘agreed’, and many others. On the basis of ... More

Delivering Justice in Qing China

Delivering Justice in Qing China: Civil Trials in the Magistrate's Court

Linxia Liang

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2012
ISBN:
9780197263990
eISBN:
9780191734373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263990.001.0001

Traditional Chinese law, including Qing law, was often criticized as being inapplicable in civil trials, and it was often believed that the magistrate's court preferred mediation rather than ... More

Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Matthew Baerman, Greville G. Corbett, Dunstan Brown, and Andrew Hippisley (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.001.0001

Deponency is a mismatch between form and function in language that was first described for Latin, where there is a group of verbs (the deponents) that are morphologically passive but syntactically ... More

Dispossession and Displacement

Dispossession and Displacement: Forced Migration in the Middle East and North Africa

Dawn Chatty and Bill Finlayson (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2012
ISBN:
9780197264591
eISBN:
9780191734397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264591.001.0001

This book explores the extent to which forced migration has become a defining feature of life in the Middle East and North Africa. The chapters present research on refugees, internally displaced ... More

Diversity and Change in Modern India

Diversity and Change in Modern India: Economic, Social and Political Approaches

Anthony F. Heath and Roger Jeffery (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2012
ISBN:
9780197264515
eISBN:
9780191734403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264515.001.0001

India's society, economy, and polity have been transformed at a gathering pace since the early 1990s, and India's growing role on the world stage makes it imperative to understand the roots and ... More

The Economic Future in Historical Perspective

The Economic Future in Historical Perspective

Paul A. David and Mark Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2012
ISBN:
9780197263471
eISBN:
9780191734786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263471.001.0001

This book shows how analysis of past experiences contributes to a better understanding of present-day economic conditions; chapters offer important insights into major challenges that will occupy the ... More

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