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Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 167, 2009 Lectures


Hardcover | September 16, 2011

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This volume contains 16 lectures delivered at the British Academy in 2008-10. From romantic love in sub-Saharan Africa to the British industrial revolution, from John Donne to Arthur Miller, from surrealism to Chinese flower imagery, these lectures demonstrate unparalleled breadth and depth ofscholarship.

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Title:Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 167, 2009 LecturesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:450 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.45 inPublished:September 16, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0197264778

ISBN - 13:9780197264775

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Megan Vaughan: The History of Romantic Love in Sub-Saharan African: Between Interest and EmotionThomas Clancy: Gaelic in Medieval Scotland: Advent and ExpansionMartin McLaughlin: Leon Battista Alberti and the Redirection of Renaissance HumanismJohn Kerrigan: Shakespeare, Oaths and VowsDawn Ades: Surrealism and its Legacies in Latin AmericaTom Lockwood: Donne, by HandRobert Crawford: T.S. Eliot's DaughterChristopher Bigsby: Arthur Miller: Realism, Language, PoetryRobert Allen: The British Industrial Revolution in a Global PerspectiveHung Wu: Shitao and the Traditional Chinese Conception of RuinsLila Abu-Lughod: Anthropology in the Territory of Rights - Human or OtherwiseSir John Baker: Our Unwritten ConstitutionJan Stuart: Timely Images: Chinese Art for Festival DisplaySarah E. Fraser: Buddhist Archaeology in Republican China: A New Relationship to the PastSir Francis Jacobs: Many Legal Orders, One LawValerie Rumbold: The Reason of this Preference: Sleeping, Flowing and Freezing in Pope's Dunciad