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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

SunnysideA Sociolinguistic History of British House Names

Sunnyside: A Sociolinguistic History of British House Names

Laura Wright

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266557
eISBN:
9780191905377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266557.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book traces developments in the history of British house-names from the tenth century, beginning with medieval house-naming practices referencing the householder’s name, the householder’s ... More

Total WarAn Emotional History

Total War: An Emotional History

Lucy Noakes, Claire Langhamer, and Claudia Siebrecht (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266663
eISBN:
9780191905384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266663.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

War is often lived through and remembered as a time of heightened emotional intensity. This edited collection places the emotions of war centre stage. It explores emotional responses in particular ... More

Interdisciplinary Barthes

Interdisciplinary Barthes

Diana Knight (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266670
eISBN:
9780191905391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266670.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The disciplinary range of Barthes’s work is unusually diverse, as is that of its reception. An energetic contributor to the human sciences in postwar France, Barthes is credited with a pivotal role ... More

Confessionalisation and Erudition in Early Modern EuropeAn Episode in the History of the Humanities

Confessionalisation and Erudition in Early Modern Europe: An Episode in the History of the Humanities

Nicholas Hardy and Dmitri Levitin (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266601
eISBN:
9780191896057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266601.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This volume examines the relationship between the history of scholarship and the history of Christianity in the early modern period. Leading British, American and continental scholars explore the ... More

The AnglosphereContinuity, Dissonance and Location

The Anglosphere: Continuity, Dissonance and Location

Ben Wellings and Andrew Mycock (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266618
eISBN:
9780191896064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266618.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This volume provides the first detailed analyses of the ‘Anglosphere’ – a re-imagined transnational community of the English-speaking peoples – which came to international prominence in the wake of ... More

Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Jayne Carroll, Andrew Reynolds, and Barbara Yorke (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266588
eISBN:
9780191896040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266588.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This volume brings together a series of case studies of spatial configurations of power among the early medieval societies of Europe. The geographical range extends from Ireland to Kosovo and from ... More

The Music RoadCoherence and Diversity in Music from the Mediterranean to India

The Music Road: Coherence and Diversity in Music from the Mediterranean to India

Reinhard Strohm (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780197266564
eISBN:
9780191889394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266564.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The book, derived from the Balzan musicology project ‘Towards a global history of music’, describes cultural traditions and communication patterns of music, dance and theatre in the world region ... More

Convent AutobiographyEarly Modern English Nuns in Exile

Convent Autobiography: Early Modern English Nuns in Exile

Victoria Van Hyning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780197266571
eISBN:
9780191889400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266571.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Convent Autobiography explores the ways in which cloistered women articulated their senses of self through genres such as letters, chronicles, accounts, guidance and devotional manuals, and ... More

Changing NamesTradition and Innovation in Ancient Greek Onomastics

Changing Names: Tradition and Innovation in Ancient Greek Onomastics

Robert Parker (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266540
eISBN:
9780191884245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266540.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Changing Names investigates, in relation to the ancient Greek world, the ways in which preferences in personal name-giving change: through shifts in population, cultural contact and imperialism, the ... More

The Translation of Films, 1900-1950

The Translation of Films, 1900-1950

Carol O'Sullivan and Jean-François Cornu (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266434
eISBN:
9780191884191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266434.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This rich collection of essays by film historians, translation scholars, archivists, and curators presents film translation history as an exciting and timely area of research. It builds on the last ... More

Ariosto, the Orlando Furioso and English Culture

Ariosto, the Orlando Furioso and English Culture

Jane E. Everson, Andrew Hiscock, and Stefano Jossa (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266502
eISBN:
9780191884221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266502.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The volume assesses the changing impact on English culture over 500 years of Ariosto’s poem, the Orlando Furioso, first published in Italy in 1516, and subsequently in an expanded version in 1532. ... More

New Light on Tony Harrison

New Light on Tony Harrison

Edith Hall (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266519
eISBN:
9780191884238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266519.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This volume of essays arose from a conference which marked the 80th birthday of prizewinning British poet Tony Harrison on 30 April 2017 and with his agreement constitutes his ‘official’ Festschrift. ... More

Researching Forced Labour in the Global EconomyMethodological Challenges and Advances

Researching Forced Labour in the Global Economy: Methodological Challenges and Advances

Genevieve LeBaron (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266472
eISBN:
9780191884214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266472.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

By most accounts, forced labour, human trafficking, and modern slavery are thriving in the global economy. Recent media reports — including the discovery of widespread trafficking in Thailand's ... More

Re-Excavating JerusalemArchival Archaeology

Re-Excavating Jerusalem: Archival Archaeology

Kay Prag

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266427
eISBN:
9780191884252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266427.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Re-excavating Jerusalem: Archival Archaeology is concerned with the archaeology and history of Jerusalem. It is a story of ongoing crises, of adaptations, inheritance and cultural transmission over ... More

Sensory Substitution and Augmentation

Sensory Substitution and Augmentation

Fiona Macpherson (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266441
eISBN:
9780191884207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266441.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Sensory substitution and augmentation devices are built to try to replace or enhance one sense by using another sense. For example, in tactile–vision, stimulation of the skin driven by input to a ... More

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