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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

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

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

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