British Academy Lectures 2014-15 by Janet CarstenBritish Academy Lectures 2014-15 by Janet Carsten

British Academy Lectures 2014-15

EditorJanet Carsten, Simon Frith

Paperback | March 5, 2016

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This volume publishes texts from the British Academy's 2014 and 2015 lecture programmes, which were posted to the online Journal of the British Academy in 2015. The subjects covered include: Europe's rebuilding after the Second World War by Ian Kershaw; Scotland's emergence as a nation by Dauvit Broun; poverty and statistics by Ruth Lister; time-keeping in Shakespeare's plays by Tiffany Stern; the novel as therapy by Patricia Waugh. The editors are Professors Janet Carsten and Simon Frith, who are both Fellows of the British Academy. The authors are all recognised experts in their fields within the humanities and social sciences and the texts published here have been rigorously peer-reviewed.
Janet Carsten is Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Simon Frith is Tovey Professor of Music at the University of Edinburgh, UK.
Title:British Academy Lectures 2014-15Format:PaperbackDimensions:250 pagesPublished:March 5, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0197265987

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Table of Contents

Tiffany Stern: Time for Shakespeare: Hourglasses, sundials, clocks, and early modern theatrePatricia Waugh: The novel as therapy: Ministrations of voice in an age of riskDauvit Broun: Britain and the beginning of ScotlandValerie A. Kivelson: Rivers of Blood: Illustrating violence and virtue in Russia's Early modern empireRuth Lister: 'To count for nothing': Poverty beyond the statisticsIan Kershaw: Out of the ashes: Europe's rebirth after the Second World WarColin Mayer: Reinventing the corporation