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Harmony and ContrastPlato and Aristotle in the Early Modern Period

Harmony and Contrast: Plato and Aristotle in the Early Modern Period

Anna Corrias and Eva Del Soldato (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267295
eISBN:
9780191965128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267295.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This volume provides, through studies of some of the leading experts in Renaissance and Early Modern philosophy, the first assessment of the blurred relationship between Platonism and Aristotelianism ... More

Complete GentlemenEducational Travel and Family Strategy, 1650-1750

Complete Gentlemen: Educational Travel and Family Strategy, 1650-1750

Richard Ansell

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267271
eISBN:
9780191965104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267271.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Complete Gentlemen is the first study to look beyond the Italian Grand Tour to the wider culture of educational travel that thrived among British and Irish landowners between 1650 and 1750. The ‘lure ... More

Economic Actors and the Limits of Transitional JusticeTruth and Justice for Business Complicity in Human Rights Violations

Economic Actors and the Limits of Transitional Justice: Truth and Justice for Business Complicity in Human Rights Violations

Leigh A. Payne, Laura Bernal-Bermúdez, and Gabriel Pereira (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267264
eISBN:
9780191965098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267264.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Impunity for businesses’ human rights violations has recently gained attention. This volume examines when, where, why and how victims have sometimes advanced accountability for economic actors’ ... More

Faces of the InfiniteNeoplatonism and Poetry at the Confluence of Africa, Asia and Europe

Faces of the Infinite: Neoplatonism and Poetry at the Confluence of Africa, Asia and Europe

Stefan Sperl and Yorgos Dedes (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267257
eISBN:
9780191965081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267257.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This pioneering volume provides the first comparative overview of the interface between Neoplatonism and poetry in the greater Mediterranean, from Late Antiquity to the present day. The introductory ... More

History, Scripture, and Authority in the Carolingian EmpireFrechulf of Lisieux

History, Scripture, and Authority in the Carolingian Empire: Frechulf of Lisieux

Graeme Ward

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267288
eISBN:
9780191965111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267288.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book offers a detailed analysis of the work of the ninth-century historian Frechulf of Lisieux. Completed c. 830, Frechulf’s Histories comprise a vast account of the world from its creation ... More

The Archive of a Ugandan MissionaryWritings by and about Revd Apolo Kivebulaya, 1890s-1950s

The Archive of a Ugandan Missionary: Writings by and about Revd Apolo Kivebulaya, 1890s-1950s

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267233
eISBN:
9780191965067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267233.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

This collection of sources offer a rare insight into the everyday concerns of African Christian converts. They centre on a well-documented figure, the Revd Apolo Kivebulaya (c.1865 -1933). Kivebulaya ... More

Representing Homelessness

Representing Homelessness

Owen Clayton (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267240
eISBN:
9780191965074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267240.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This volume analyses the representation and self-representation of homelessness. It argues that the representation of homelessness is not a peripheral issue, but in fact is key to tackling the ... More

Libertines and the LawSubversive Authors and Criminal Justice in Early Seventeenth-Century France

Libertines and the Law: Subversive Authors and Criminal Justice in Early Seventeenth-Century France

Adam Horsley

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267004
eISBN:
9780191965050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267004.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Following the assassination of Henri IV in 1610, the political turbulence of Louis XIII's early reign led to renewed efforts to police the book trade. Yet it also witnessed a golden age of ... More

Time on a Human ScaleExperiencing the Present in Europe, 1860-1930

Time on a Human Scale: Experiencing the Present in Europe, 1860-1930

Julian Wright and Allegra Fryxell (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197266977
eISBN:
9780191955488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266977.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Assessing the present as a locus of particularly intense reflection in Western Europe, during a period which has often been explored for its passing interest in futurism or alternatively its ... More

African Voices from the Inquisition, Vol. 1The Trial of Crispina Peres of Cacheu, Guinea-Bissau (1646-1668)

African Voices from the Inquisition, Vol. 1: The Trial of Crispina Peres of Cacheu, Guinea-Bissau (1646-1668)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197266762
eISBN:
9780191955471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266762.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book contains some of the richest written material in existence for precolonial West Africa with unique insights into daily life in an Afro-Atlantic coastal trade settlement. Presenting the ... More

Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Karina Ansolabehere, Barbara A. Frey, and Leigh A. Payne (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267226
eISBN:
9780191953866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267226.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The book identifies a new human rights phenomenon. While disappearances have tended to be associated with authoritarian state and armed conflict periods, the study looks at these acts carried out in ... More

Song Beyond the NationTranslation, Transnationalism, Performance

Song Beyond the Nation: Translation, Transnationalism, Performance

Philip Ross Bullock and Laura Tunbridge (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267196
eISBN:
9780191953859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267196.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Within classical music, much writing on the Western song tradition since 1800 has assumed a direct link between musical cultures and national literatures, and song has typically been interpreted as ... More

Metaphysics in the ReformationThe Case of Peter Martyr Vermigli

Metaphysics in the Reformation: The Case of Peter Martyr Vermigli

Silvianne Aspray

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197266939
eISBN:
9780191953842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266939.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Because the magisterial reformers largely rejected metaphysical discourses, is often assumed that the Protestant Reformation had no metaphysics. However, if metaphysics is understood as the ... More

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

Navigating the Old English Poor LawThe Kirkby Lonsdale Letters, 1809-1836

Navigating the Old English Poor Law: The Kirkby Lonsdale Letters, 1809-1836

Peter Jones and Steven King (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197266816
eISBN:
9780191938153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266816.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This edition of 599 letters written by, for or about the poor to the early nineteenth century Cumbrian town of Kirkby Lonsdale provides a unique window onto the experiences, views and conditions of a ... More

The Diaries and Letters of Lord Woolton 1940-1945

The Diaries and Letters of Lord Woolton 1940-1945

Michael Kandiah and Judith Rowbotham (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197266847
eISBN:
9780191953835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266847.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The first academic study of Lord Woolton’s important wartime role, first as Minister of Food and subsequently as Minister of Reconstruction. Woolton’s Diaries and correspondence (including with ... More

Weaving HistoriesThe Transformation of the Handloom Industry in South India, 1800-1960

Weaving Histories: The Transformation of the Handloom Industry in South India, 1800-1960

Karuna Dietrich Wielenga

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197266731
eISBN:
9780191955464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266731.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Weaving Histories looks at the economic history of South Asia from a fresh perspective, through a detailed study of the handloom industry in colonial South India between 1800 and 1960, drawing out ... More

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