Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Hardcover | January 25, 2009

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Volume 154 of the Proceedings of the British Academy contains 17 Lectures delivered at the British Academy in 2007. From commemoration of the American Civil War, to an examination of our capacity as human beings to live in the world of imagination, and the opportunities and challenges whichface cultural institutions in Britain today.

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Volume 154 of the Proceedings of the British Academy contains 17 Lectures delivered at the British Academy in 2007. From commemoration of the American Civil War, to an examination of our capacity as human beings to live in the world of imagination, and the opportunities and challenges whichface cultural institutions in Britain today.

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.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:500 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:January 25, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0197264352

ISBN - 13:9780197264355

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Table of Contents

Wolfgang Meid: Celtic Origins, the Western and the Eastern CeltsTimothy Ingold: Anthropology is not EthnographyDavid Bevington: Hamlet's Two FathersAveril Cameron: Byzantium and the Limits of OrthodoxyDuncan Robinson: Palace or Power Station? Museums TodayDeborah Howard: Architectural Politics in Renaissance VeniceNoel O'Sullivan: Visions of European Unity since 1945Alain Thote: Artists and Craftsmen in the Late Bronze Age of China (Eighth-Third Centuries BC): Art in TransitionSusan-Mary Grant: Reconstructing the National Body: Masculinity, Disability and Race in the American Civil WarRobin Dunbar: Mind the Gap or Why Humans aren't just Great ApesTony Curtis: 'We keep the bread and wine for show': Consistent Irony and Reluctant Faith in the Poetry of Dannie AbseCathy Shrank: 'But I, that knew what harboured in that hed': Thomas Wyatt and his Posthumous 'Interpreters'John Butt: Classical Music and the Subject of ModernityBaroness Hale of Richmond: A Minority Opinion?Michael Chisholm: Seventeenth Century Draining of the Fens and the Impact on NavigationJohn Moore: From Shells and Gold to Plastic and Silicon: a Theory of the Evolution of Money, in the Spirit of KeynesGeoffrey Hartman: Theopoesis: The Contest of Priest and Poet