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Marxist History-writing for the Twenty-first Century

Marxist History-writing for the Twenty-first Century

Chris Wickham (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264034
eISBN:
9780191734601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264034.001.0001

Since 1989, there have been many claims that Marxist approaches to history are out of date, but history has not stopped, and historical change continues to need explanation. There is still plenty of ... More

History, Commemoration and National Preoccupation

History, Commemoration and National Preoccupation: Trafalgar 1805–2005

Holger Hoock (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264065
eISBN:
9780191734496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264065.001.0001

This volume explores the commemoration of the Battle of Trafalgar and Admiral Lord Nelson's death over the past two centuries. It includes the celebrations of 2005, which saw hundreds of official, ... More

Idols of the People

Idols of the People: Miniature Images of Clay in the Ancient Near East

P.R.S. Moorey

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262801
eISBN:
9780191734526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262801.001.0001

This book presents work that investigates the numerous miniature baked clay images from Canaan, Israel and Judah (c.1600–600 bc). They constitute vital evidence for the imagery and domestic rituals ... More

Women, Language and Grammar in Italy, 1500-1900

Women, Language and Grammar in Italy, 1500-1900

Helena Sanson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264836
eISBN:
9780191754043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264836.001.0001

This book examines the relationship between women, language, and grammar with particular reference to the Italian context between the sixteenth and the end of the nineteenth century, from the ... More

The Role of Labour Standards in Development

The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice?

Tonia Novitz and David Mangan (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264911
eISBN:
9780191754098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264911.001.0001

This book examines the multi-faceted ways in which labour standards can play a role in the achievement of development. A variety of critical perspectives are presented here, with contributions from a ... More

The United Kingdom's Statutory Bill of Rights

The United Kingdom's Statutory Bill of Rights: Constitutional and Comparative Perspectives

Roger Masterman and Ian Leigh (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265376
eISBN:
9780191760426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265376.001.0001

More than a decade after it came into force in October 2000 the Human Rights Act 1998 continues to divide opinion. Its supporters argue that the Act represents a subtle reconciliation of human rights ... More

Natural Law and Toleration in the Early Enlightenment

Natural Law and Toleration in the Early Enlightenment

Jon Parkin and Timothy Stanton (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265406
eISBN:
9780191760457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265406.001.0001

This book examines the relationship between natural law and toleration during the Early Enlightenment. Modern discussion of tolerationist theories during this period can suggest that such ideas were ... More

Periphrasis

Periphrasis: The Role of Syntax and Morphology in Paradigms

Marina Chumakina and Greville Corbett (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265253
eISBN:
9780191760419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265253.001.0001

Periphrasis is the phenomenon, well attested in the languages of the world, where a grammatical meaning which we expect to be expressed within a word actually has a syntactic expression. This means ... 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:
January 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

The Lost Woodlands of Ancient Nasca

The Lost Woodlands of Ancient Nasca: A Case-study in Ecological and Cultural Collapse

David Beresford-Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264768
eISBN:
9780191754005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264768.001.0001

This book presents an archaeological case of prehistoric human environmental impact: a study of ecological and cultural change from the arid south coast of Peru, beginning around 750 bc and ... More

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