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The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

John Morrill (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

To mark its centenary in 2002, the British Academy invited leading universities around the UK to host public lectures on the current state of and future prospects for a cross section of the ... More


Postscript

Robert Tobin

in The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This brief postscript ends the monograph by recalling the Hubert Butler Centenary Celebration held in October 2000 at Kilkenny Castle. The gathering brought together a wide range of Butler's ... More


Introduction: The British Academy Centenary Lectures

John Morrill

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter explains the theme of the volume, which is the lectures delivered as part of the centenary celebration of the British Academy. It discusses the creation of the Academy in ... More


A Hundred Years of Studying Politics: What have we got to show for it?

Brian Barry

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on the study of the history of politics. It describes the kind of knowledge that the study of politics produces and argues that there exists useful ... More


What is History Now?

David Cannadine

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on the evolution of historical writing in Great Britain. It discusses the unchanging essentials and criticisms that constantly characterised disagreements ... More


The Adventures of the Optic Nerve

John Elderfield

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on the role of visual medium in art-historical study. It addresses the relationship of art history to the existential acts of painting and looking at ... More


Geographical Knowledges/Political Powers

David Harvey

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on the role of geographical knowledges and political powers in the processes of social and ecological change. It explains the use of the plural knowledges ... More


Is there a Feminine Genius?*

Julia Kristeva

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on feminine genius. It highlights the achievements of Hannah Arendt, Melanie Klein, and Colette in their respective fields. It defines the concept of ... More


Between Anarchy and Community in International Relations

James Mayall

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on international relations. It discusses Stanley Hoffmann's opinion on the matter which is that international relations is a by-product of America's own ... More


Classical Athenian Democracy and Democracy Today: Culture, Knowledge, Power

Josiah Ober

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on the growing popularity of Greek democracy as a topic in school and university curricula. It argues that that the modern penchant for reading the meaning ... More


Location and Dislocation: Ireland, Scotland and Wales in their Insular Alignment

Robbins Keith

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on the history of Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It addresses the ‘problematic’ which confronts any author who seeks to focus on Ireland/Scotland/Wales. It ... More


Commemorating Scott: ‘That Imperial Man’

Ann Rigney

in The Afterlives of Walter Scott: Memory on the Move

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644018
eISBN:
9780191738784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644018.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter 6 concentrates on public recollections of Scott the author. It begins with an analysis of the strategies Scott used to brand himself as the ‘author of Waverley’, and then goes on to give an ... More


Towards the Centenary

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the changes at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) from the 1970s onwards. It argues that the LSE has become a precious asset for London, for Britain, ... More


Labour and Irish revolution: from investigation to deportation

Ivan Gibbons

in The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096013
eISBN:
9781526103963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

After the 1918 general election the Labour Party became the official opposition at Westminster. In response to the growing Irish republican campaign to establish an independent Irish state, the party ... More


Conclusion: ‘An acceptable guide’

Stuart Eagles

in After Ruskin: The Social and Political Legacies of a Victorian Prophet, 1870–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199602414
eISBN:
9780191725050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602414.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

The consequences of World War, the refocused priorities of a rebuilding society, and the remoteness of the modern world from Victorian language and ideas, combined to diminish the significance of ... More


Colonies in Search of a Nation

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0014
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes Webber’s activities in 1931. These include his return to the Daily Chronicle; his participation in the celebration of the centenary of the union of Guyana’s three former ... More


Address to the Centenary Conference of the Bar *

Tom Bingham

in The Business of Judging: Selected Essays and Speeches

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299127
eISBN:
9780191685620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299127.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the address to the Centenary Conference of the Bar, which contains some Anglo-American reflections. It also highlights the ... More


Commemorating Race and Empire in the First World War Centenary

Ben Wellings and Shanti Sumartojo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786940889
eISBN:
9781786944979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940889.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

First World War commemoration in Europe has been framed as a moment of national trial and as a collective European tragedy. But the ‘Great War for Civilisation’ was more than just a European ... More


Immigration and Diaspora

Mieko Nishida

in Diaspora and Identity: Japanese Brazilians in Brazil and Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824867935
eISBN:
9780824876951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867935.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Starting in 1908, Japanese immigrants arrived as coffee colonos in São Paulo state. Required to immigrate in family units, the Japanese settled down among themselves in rural São Paulo. In the ... More


Eleanor H. Porter's Pollyanna: A Children's Classic at 100

Roxanne Harde and Lydia Kokkola (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461329
eISBN:
9781626740723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461329.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Appearing first as a weekly serial in the Christian Herald, Eleanor H. Porter's Pollyanna was first published in book form in 1913. This popular story of an impoverished orphan girl who travels from ... More


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