Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures by The British AcademyProceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures by The British Academy

Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures

EditorThe British Academy

Hardcover | January 9, 2006

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The topical issues debated in this volume include the patenting of AIDS drugs, the future pensions crisis, Britain's universities, and Pan-Islam.There are studies of Shakespeare, Pope, Montaigne, Robert Graves, and William Faulkner. And there are lectures on the Inquisition, empires inhistory, and the journey towards spiritual fulfilment.
The British Academy is the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and the social sciences. It was established by Royal Charter in 1902, and is a fellowship of about 750 scholars.
Title:Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 LecturesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:460 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.36 inPublished:January 9, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0197263518

ISBN - 13:9780197263518


Table of Contents

Fran Brearton: Robert Graves and The White GoddessJoyce Hill: Authority and Intertextuality in the Works of AElfricMichael Pennington: Barnardine's Straw: The Devil in Shakespeare's DetailDavid Womersley: Dulness and PopeTerence Cave: MontaigneLord Moser: The Future of Our UniversitiesAlexander Murray: The Inquisition and the RenaissanceRobert Bagley: The Prehistory of Chinese Music TheoryEdwin Cameron: Patents and Public Health: Principle, Politics and ParadoxMervyn King: What Fates Impose: Facing Up to UncertaintyDominic Lieven: Empire, History and the Contemporary Global OrderJoan Oates: Archaeology in Mesopotamia: Digging Deeper at Tell BrakTimothy Besley: The New Political EconomyRichard Gray: 'They Worship Death Here': William Faulkner, Sanctuary and HollywoodLord Sutherland: Nomad's ProgressJames Piscatori: Imagining Pan-Islam: Religious Activism and Political Utopias