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British Academy Lectures 2012-13

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ISBN13:

9780197265666

ISBN10:
0197265669
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
3/1/2014
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press

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Author Biography


Janet Carsten isProfessor of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Edinburgh

Simon Frith is Tovey Professor of Music, University of Edinburgh

Table of Contents


Andaman Islanders and Polar Eskimos: emergent ethnographic subjects c. 1900 (Radcliffe-Brown Lecture in Social Anthropology), Kirsten Hastrup
Edward Lear's lines of flight (Chatterton Lecture on Poetry), Matthew Bevis
'All the world's knowledge': Universal authors' rights (British Academy Law Lecture), Jane Ginsburg
An intelligent Scotland: Professor Sir Godfrey Thomson and the Scottish Mental Surveys of 1932 and 1947 (Joint BA/British Psychological Society Lecture), Ian Deary
The end of Empire in India revisited (Raleigh Lecture on History), Judith Brown
The appeal of fundamentalism (British Academy Lecture), Michael Cook
Parts of speech: solid citizens or slippery customers? (Philological Society Lecture), David Denison
Ronald Reagan and the re-constitution of American hegemony (Elie Kedourie Memorial Lecture), Arne Westad
The Greek War of Independence in a global era (Sarah Tryphena Phillips Lecture in American History), Mark Mazower
Between art and science: music as performance (Aspects of Art Lecture), Nicholas Cook
Can leaders make a difference to organisational performance? (Sir John Cass's Foundation Lecture), Andrew Pettigrew
The sanctuary at Keros: questions of materiality and monumentality (Albert Reckitt Archaeological Lecture), Colin Renfrew
Imitations of Christ in 17th-century France: Some attendant difficulties (Lecture in Modern Languages), Richard Parish


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