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Indo-Iranian Languages and Peoples

Nicholas Sims-Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262856
eISBN:
9780191753961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262856.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The recent developments in our understanding of the history of the Indo-Iranian languages and their speakers are surveyed and assessed in this book by a group of linguists and archaeologists. In the ... More


Professor Sir Harold Bailey: An appreciation*

Ilya Gershevitch

in Indo-Iranian Languages and Peoples

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262856
eISBN:
9780191753961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262856.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter details the life and career of Sir Harold Bailey. It also describes the contents of his library. Bailey joined the Ancient India and Iran Trust in order to secure a permanent home for ... More


Hunting the hapax: Sir Harold W. Bailey (1899–1996)*

Ronald E. Emmerick

in Indo-Iranian Languages and Peoples

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262856
eISBN:
9780191753961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262856.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a speech that details the life and career of Harold Walter Bailey. It also addresses the question of whether he himself coined the phrase ‘hunting the hapax’. Bailey was very ... More


Gāndhārī and the other Indo-Aryan languages in the light of newly-discovered Kharoṣṭhī manuscripts

Richard Salomon

in Indo-Iranian Languages and Peoples

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262856
eISBN:
9780191753961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262856.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on a language whose very name was first proposed by the great scholar whose career is celebrated in this volume. For it was Harold Bailey's 1946 article whose title ‘Gāndhārī’ ... More


Corporate tax at the turn of the century

STEVEN A. BANK

in From Sword to Shield: The Transformation of the Corporate Income Tax, 1861 to Present

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195326192
eISBN:
9780199775811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326192.003.003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses corporate tax in the early 20th century. The 1894 corporate income tax represented the culmination of a gradual evolution of corporate taxation at the state and federal level ... More


A New Orleans Trumpeter in a New York Band

Jeffrey Magee

in The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195090222
eISBN:
9780199871469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090222.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

Louis Armstrong's brief tenure in Henderson's band forms a crucial moment in the history of jazz. Many jazz historians have argued that Armstrong's hot solos caused Henderson's band to sound passé, ... More


On Impulse: Spasmodic Epic 1850–1860

Herbert F. Tucker

in Epic: Britain's Heroic Muse 1790–1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232987
eISBN:
9780191716447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232987.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter on the spasmodic movement of the 1850s reaches back across the 1840s to Bailey and Horne as the heralds of a New-Age epic universalism burned clean in the white heat of imaginative ... More


Radical social work today: Social work at the crossroads

Michael Lavalette (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428189
eISBN:
9781447303138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428189.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Created to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Roy Bailey and Mike Brake's seminal text Radical social work (1975), this book explores the radical tradition within social work and assesses its legacy, ... More


David Roy Shackleton Bailey 1917–2005

Richard F. Thomas

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/9780197264348.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

David Roy Shackleton Bailey (1917–2005), a Fellow of the British Academy, was a prodigious scholar, a towering figure in textual criticism and the editing and translating of Latin literature, and a ... More


Cant in Other Dictionaries

Julie Coleman

in A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume I: 1567-1784

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199557097
eISBN:
9780191719875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557097.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter discusses monolingual English dictionaries published in the 17th and 18th centuries. These include Elisha Coles's English Dictionary (1676), N. H.'s Ladies' Dictionary (1694), and Nathan ... More


Practice at the Margins: the Old Bailey and the Colonies

David Lemmings

in Professors of the Law: Barristers and English Legal Culture in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207214
eISBN:
9780191677557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207214.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter looks at the origins and growth of a distinctive bar at the Old Bailey. It also shows that the inflation of costs and massive inequality ... More


The Liberty Hyde Bailey Gardener's Companion: Essential Writings

Liberty Hyde Bailey

John Stempien and John Linstrom (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501740237
eISBN:
9781501740275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740237.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The Liberty Hyde Bailey Gardener's Companion: Essential Writings collects the best and most accessible literary garden writings of Liberty Hyde Bailey, the Father of Modern Horticulture and founder ... More


The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial

John H. Langbein

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199287239
eISBN:
9780191718137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287239.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

The adversary system of trial, now the defining feature of Anglo-American criminal procedure, developed late in English legal history. For centuries, defendants were forbidden to have trial counsel. ... More


The Law of Criminal Evidence

John H. Langbein

in The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199287239
eISBN:
9780191718137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287239.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

In addition to admitting defense counsel, English judges undertook a further effort to safeguard against the mounting dangers of 18th-century prosecutorial practice, by creating the law of criminal ... More


Australia I: Colonies, Conventions and the Constitution

PETER C. OLIVER

in The Constitution of Independence: The Development of Constitutional Theory in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198268956
eISBN:
9780191713200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268956.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter traces Australian constitutional development from the earliest days of settlement, through the Constitutional Conventions of the 1890s and enactment of the Commonwealth of Australia ... More


Queer Haunting Spaces: Madeline Yale Wynne and Elia Wilkinson Peattie

Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

in Scare Tactics: Supernatural Fiction by American Women

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229857
eISBN:
9780823241040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823229857.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Ghost stories, perhaps more than any other class of story, are preoccupied with these anxious spaces. Hauntings in literature are almost always associated with particular geographic spaces — ... More


‘In remembrance of his persone’: transhistorical empathy and the Chaucerian face

Louise D’Arcens

in Contemporary Chaucer across the centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129154
eISBN:
9781526141996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129154.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

From the earliest manuscript images through to cinematic depictions, Chaucer’s ‘persone’, that is his face and body, has been a key focus in the pursuit of transhistorical intimacy with the author. ... More


Debauched, Desperate, Deranged: Women Who Killed, London 1674-1913

Carolyn A. Conley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198863038
eISBN:
9780191895562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863038.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Contemporary studies have concluded that women are far less likely to kill than men and that when women do kill, they do so within the family. This book examines the evolution of this pattern in ... More


Fighting Bureaucratic Inertia, 1956–1960

David Hamilton Golland

in Constructing Affirmative Action: The Struggle for Equal Employment Opportunity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129976
eISBN:
9780813135472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129976.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

In many cases, one would not be able to get a job, particularly in construction sites, if one was not a member of any union. However, one would not be able to become a member without having ... More


Architecture and Authority: Castles

Oliver H. Creighton, Duncan W. Wright, Michael Fradley, and Steven Trick

in Anarchy: War and Status in 12th-Century Landscapes of Conflict

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781781382424
eISBN:
9781786943996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382424.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This core chapter analyses the archaeological and documentary evidence for the militarisation of the twelfth-century landscape through castle-building. The considerable challenges of identifying and ... More


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