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William Gerald Beasley 1919–2006

Ian Nish

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 153 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VII

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264348
eISBN:
9780191734250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264348.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

William Gerald Beasley (1919–2006), a Fellow of the British Academy, was the pioneer in introducing Japanese history into British academic circles as teacher, researcher, and author. He was born in ... More


William Watson 1917–2007

Rosemary Scott

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264577
eISBN:
9780191734267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.003.0017
Subject:
History, Historiography

William Watson (1917–2007), a Fellow of the British Academy, was a scholar whose contribution to the field of Asian art and archaeology was both multifaceted and far-reaching. He earned a scholarship ... More


Peter Malcolm Holt 1918–2006

Gerald Hawting

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 153 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VII

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264348
eISBN:
9780191734250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264348.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

Peter Malcolm Holt (1918–2006), a Fellow of the British Academy, was an historian of the Sudan, of the Middle East more widely, and of the development of Arabic studies in early modern England. Born ... More


What's the “It” that We Learn to Perform?: Teaching BaAka Music and Dance

Michelle Kisliuk and Kelly Gross

in Performing Ethnomusicology: Teaching and Representation in World Music Ensembles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238749
eISBN:
9780520937178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238749.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter provides an overview of teaching BaAka Music and Dance. It highlights how, at the University of Virginia (UVA), the African Drumming and Dance Ensemble has become a community of ... More


“When Can We Improvise?”: The Place of Creativity in Academic World Music Performance

David W. Hughes

in Performing Ethnomusicology: Teaching and Representation in World Music Ensembles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238749
eISBN:
9780520937178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238749.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the place of creativity in the academic world of music performance. It discusses the music department at SOAS (the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of ... More


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