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British Academy lectures, 2012-13

Author: Janet Carsten; Simon Frith; British Academy,
Publisher: Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The content derives from the British Academy's public lecture programme which presents specialist research in an accessible manner. The papers range in subject matter over anthropology, literature, psychology, history and linguistics, demonstrating the depth and breadth of scholarship in the humanities and social sciences that the British Academy champions.

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Genre/Form: Periodicals
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Carsten; Simon Frith; British Academy,
ISBN: 9780191771927 0191771929
OCLC Number: 967255531
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Andaman Islanders and Polar Eskimos: emergent ethnographic subjects c. 1900 (Radcliffe-Brown Lecture in Social Anthropology) ; Edward Lear's lines of flight (Chatterton Lecture on Poetry) ; 'All the world's knowledge': Universal authors' rights (British Academy Law Lecture) ; An intelligent Scotland: Professor Sir Godfrey Thomson and the Scottish Mental Surveys of 1932 and 1947 (Joint BA/British Psychological Society Lecture) ; The end of Empire in India revisited (Raleigh Lecture on History) ; The appeal of fundamentalism (British Academy Lecture) ; Parts of speech: solid citizens or slippery customers? (Philological Society Lecture) ; Ronald Reagan and the re-constitution of American hegemony (Elie Kedourie Memorial Lecture) ; The Greek War of Independence in a global era (Sarah Tryphena Phillips Lecture in American History) ; Between art and science: music as performance (Aspects of Art Lecture) ; Can leaders make a difference to organisational performance? (Sir John Cass's Foundation Lecture) ; The sanctuary at Keros: questions of materiality and monumentality (Albert Reckitt Archaeological Lecture) ; Imitations of Christ in 17th-century France: Some attendant difficulties (Lecture in Modern Languages)
Responsibility: Janet Carsten and Simon Frith.


British Academy lectures have previously been published in the Proceedings of the British Academy. Lectures are now made available in the new open access Journal of the British Academy and are also  Read more...


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