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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

Governing EnglandEnglish Identity and Institutions in a Changing United Kingdom

Governing England: English Identity and Institutions in a Changing United Kingdom

Michael Kenny, Iain McLean, and Akash Paun (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266465
eISBN:
9780191879609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266465.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

England is ruled directly from Westminster by institutions and parties that are both English and British. The non-recognition of England reflects a long-standing assumption of ‘unionist statecraft’ ... More

Transnational Networking and Elite Self-EmpowermentThe Making of the Judiciary in Contemporary Europe and Beyond

Transnational Networking and Elite Self-Empowerment: The Making of the Judiciary in Contemporary Europe and Beyond

Cristina E. Parau

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266403
eISBN:
9780191879593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266403.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Studies of the fate of Judiciaries in post-Communist Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) have been rare and attempts at causal explanation rarer. This study found that interlocked transnational ... More

Growing up in Diverse SocietiesThe Integration of the Children of Immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden

Growing up in Diverse Societies: The Integration of the Children of Immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden

Frank Kalter, Jan O. Jonsson, Frank van Tubergen, and Anthony Heath (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266373
eISBN:
9780191879562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266373.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Growing up in Diverse Societies provides a comprehensive analysis of the integration of the children of immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden, based on the ‘Children of ... More

Legal Strategies for the Development and Protection of Communal Property

Legal Strategies for the Development and Protection of Communal Property

Ting Xu and Alison Clarke (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266380
eISBN:
9780191879579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266380.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

‘Communal’ property is an important mechanism for allocating natural resources and regulating their use – whether for economic exploitation, recreational use or the promotion of biodiversity and ... More

The Myth of Pelagianism

The Myth of Pelagianism

Ali Bonner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266397
eISBN:
9780191879586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266397.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Pelagius is the first known British author, important because of his persuasive advocacy of two ideas: that human nature was inclined to goodness, and that man had free will. After a campaign to ... More

Philosophy and the Historical Perspective

Philosophy and the Historical Perspective

Marcel van Ackeren (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780197266298
eISBN:
9780191872891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266298.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Since the rise of analytical philosophy, the relation of philosophy and its past is more hotly debated among philosophers than ever. Some scholars analyse historical texts without reference to ... More

Archives and Information in the Early Modern World

Archives and Information in the Early Modern World

Kate Peters, Alexandra Walsham, and Liesbeth Corens (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266250
eISBN:
9780191869181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266250.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This volume investigates the relationship between archives and information in the early modern world. It explores how the physical documentation that proliferated on an unprecedented scale between ... More

Fighting for FranceViolence in Interwar French Politics

Fighting for France: Violence in Interwar French Politics

Chris Millington

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266274
eISBN:
9780191869204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266274.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Fighting for France is the first book to examine the violent confrontations between political groups in interwar France. A range of groups at the political extremes employed physical aggression ... More

The First World WarLiterature, Culture, Modernity

The First World War: Literature, Culture, Modernity

Santanu Das and Kate McLoughlin (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266267
eISBN:
9780191869198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266267.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Literary and cultural-historical debate about the First World War has focused on whether the conflict inaugurated a new modernity (in Paul Fussell’s terms, a specifically ironic consciousness) or ... More

Parliamentary Elections in RussiaA Quarter-Century of Multiparty Politics

Parliamentary Elections in Russia: A Quarter-Century of Multiparty Politics

Derek S. Hutcheson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266281
eISBN:
9780191869211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266281.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The focus of the book is on the seven rounds of parliamentary elections that have taken place in Russia since 1993. After the chaos that followed the collapse of the USSR, a new Russian political ... More

Defining the Discographic SelfDesert Island Discs in Context

Defining the Discographic Self: Desert Island Discs in Context

Julie Brown, Nicholas Cook, and Stephen Cottrell (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780197266175
eISBN:
9780191865220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266175.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The radio programme Desert Island Discs has run almost continuously since 1942, and represents a unique record of the changing place of music in British society. In 2011, recognising its iconic ... More

Heroic ShāktismThe Cult of Durgā in Ancient Indian Kingship

Heroic Shāktism: The Cult of Durgā in Ancient Indian Kingship

Bihani Sarkar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780197266106
eISBN:
9780191865213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266106.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book tells the story of Durgā, the buffalo-demon-slaying deity dear to Indic rulers, between the 3rd and the 12th centuries CE, as she transformed from a Vaiṣṇava, to a Śaiva and finally to a ... More

The Practical TurnPragmatism in Britain in the Long Twentieth Century

The Practical Turn: Pragmatism in Britain in the Long Twentieth Century

Cheryl Misak and Huw Price (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780197266168
eISBN:
9780191865237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266168.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The pragmatist approach to philosophical problems focuses on the role of disputed notions—for example, truth, value, causation, probability, necessity—in our practices. The insight at the heart of ... More

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