Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 162, 2008 Lectures by British Academy

Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 162, 2008 Lectures

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Hardcover | January 31, 2010

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This volume contains 10 Lectures delivered at the British Academy in 2008. From an exploration of the relationship between reason and identity, to an examination of social integration as the world becomes a more diverse place, to a consideration of the works of four great literary figures:King Alfred, Shakespeare, Wordsworth and W H Auden.

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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.

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Title:Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 162, 2008 LecturesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:300 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:January 31, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0197264581

ISBN - 13:9780197264584

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Table of Contents

Jonathan Bate: Was Shakespeare an Essex Man?Sheila Fitzpatrick: Ending the Russian Revolution: Reflections on Soviet History and its InterpretersMiles Hewstone: Living Apart, Living Together? The Role of Intergroup Contact in Social IntegrationDavid Wooton: Deities, Deviles and Dams: Elizabeth I, Dover Harbour and the Family of LoveMatthew Campbell: Wordsworth and the DruidsAngus, Deaton: Instruments of Development: Randomization in the Tropics, and the Search for the Elusive Keys to Economic DevelopmentBarry Cunliffe: Continuity and Change in a Wessex Landscape: 1500BC - AD500Seamus Perry: Auden UnparadisedMalcolm Godden: The Alfredian Project and its Aftermath: Rethinking the Literary History of the 9th and 10th centuries