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Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and PunishmentSpace, Time and Politics

Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics

Nicola Lacey, David Soskice, Leonidas Cheliotis, and Sappho Xenakis (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266922
eISBN:
9780191938184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266922.001.0001
Subject:
Law

The question of inequality has moved decisively to the top of the contemporary intellectual agenda. Going beyond Thomas Piketty’s focus on wealth, increasing inequalities of various kinds, and their ... More

Vulnerability and the Politics of CareTransdisciplinary Dialogues

Vulnerability and the Politics of Care: Transdisciplinary Dialogues

Victoria Browne, Jason Danely, and Doerthe Rosenow (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266830
eISBN:
9780191938160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266830.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Vulnerability is a fundamental aspect of existence, giving rise to the need for care in various forms. Yet we are not all vulnerable in the same way, and not all vulnerabilities are equally ... More

Defending the FaithGlobal Histories of Apologetics and Politics in the Twentieth Century

Defending the Faith: Global Histories of Apologetics and Politics in the Twentieth Century

Todd Weir and Hugh McLeod (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266915
eISBN:
9780191938177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266915.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This volume explores how conflicts between secularist ideologies and religious faiths shaped global history in the twentieth century. The chapters approach the dynamic effects of these struggles by ... More

Making and Breaking Peace in Sudan and South SudanThe Comprehensive Peace Agreement and Beyond

Making and Breaking Peace in Sudan and South Sudan: The Comprehensive Peace Agreement and Beyond

Sarah M. H. Nouwen, Laura M. James, and Sharath Srinivasan (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266953
eISBN:
9780191938191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266953.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Sudan’s Comprehensive Peace Agreement of 2005 ended over two decades of civil war and led to South Sudan’s independence. Peacemaking that brought about the agreement and then sought to sustain it ... More

Under the SkinFeminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Ceren Özpınar and Mary Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today is set out to show what is beneath the surface, under the appearances of skin, body, colour and provenance, ... More

Insane AcquaintancesVisual Modernism and Public Taste in Britain, 1910-1951

Insane Acquaintances: Visual Modernism and Public Taste in Britain, 1910-1951

Daniel Moore

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197266755
eISBN:
9780191916038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266755.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Insane Acquaintances charts the varied encounters between artistic modernism and the British public in the years between ‘Manet and the Post-Impressionists’ (1910) and the Festival of Britain (1951). ... More

Migrants in Medieval England, c. 500-c. 1500

Migrants in Medieval England, c. 500-c. 1500

W. Mark Ormrod, Joanna Story, and Elizabeth M. Tyler (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197266724
eISBN:
9780191916052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266724.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book is a ground-breaking study of the phenomenon of migration in and to England over the medieval millennium, between c. AD 500 and c. AD 1500. It reaches across traditional scholarly divides, ... More

Village Institutions in Egypt in the Roman to Early Arab Periods

Village Institutions in Egypt in the Roman to Early Arab Periods

Micaela Langellotti and D. W. Rathbone

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197266779
eISBN:
9780191916069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266779.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This volume is the first to survey village institutions in Egypt during the first eight centuries AD, from the beginning of Roman rule to the early Arab period. Despite the many studies of society ... More

A Material History of the Bible, England 1200-1553

A Material History of the Bible, England 1200-1553

Eyal Poleg

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197266717
eISBN:
9780191916045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266717.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book examines the production and use of Bibles in late medieval and early modern England. The analysis of hundreds of biblical manuscripts and prints reveals how scribes, printers, readers, and ... More

The Tale of al-Barrāq Son of Rawḥān and Laylā the ChasteA bilingual edition and study

The Tale of al-Barrāq Son of Rawḥān and Laylā the Chaste: A bilingual edition and study

Marlé Hammond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266687
eISBN:
9780191905407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266687.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book is a bilingual edition and study of a lengthy specimen of pre-modern Arabic storytelling. The tale’s origins are unknown but it probably dates from the seventeenth century. As a sustained ... More

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