Archaeology Economy and Society

Archaeology  Economy and Society

M.Biddle, 'The study of Winchester: archaeology and history in a British town, 1961–1983', Proceedings of the British Academy, 69 (1983), 93–136. Hall, chapter 1, note 8; D.Phillips, The Cathedral of Thomas of Bayeux: Excavations at ...

Author: David A. Hinton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134660148

Category: Social Science

Page: 254

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Many books have been written on particular aspects of medieval archaeology, or on particular parts of the period, but synthesis across the whole spectrum has not been attempted before. The aim of this book is to examine the contribution that archaeology can make to an understanding of the social, economic, religious and other developments that took place in England from the migrations of the fifth and sixth centuries to the beginning of the Renaissance, showing how society and economy evolved in that time-span. Drawing on the latest available material, the book takes a chronological approach to the archaeological material of the post-Roman period in order to emphasize the changes that can be observed in the physical evidence and some of the reasons for them that can be suggested. The environment in which people functioned and how they expressed themselves - for example in their houses and burial practices, their pottery and their clothes - show how they were constrained by social customs and economic pressures.
Categories: Social Science

A Woman in History

A Woman in History

Chibnall , Marjorie ' Eleanora Mary Carus - Wilson , 1899–1977 ' , Proceedings of the British Academy , 18 ( 1982 ) ... 310-17 Miller , Edward Michael Moissey Postan 1899-1981 ' , Proceedings of the British Academy , 69 ( 1983 ) ...

Author: Maxine Berg

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521568528

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 292

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A compelling 1996 intellectual biography of Eileen Power, a major British historian who once ranked alongside Tawney, Trevelyan and Toynbee.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Women of the World

Women of the World

Whiteman, Anne, 'Lucy Stuart Sutherland, 1903–1980', Proceedings of the British Academy, vol. 69, 1983, pp. 612–30 Wilson, Dolly, 'A New Look at the Affluent Worker: The Good Working Mother in PostWar Britain', TwentiethCentury British ...

Author: Helen McCarthy

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408840047

Category: History

Page: 416

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Throughout the twentieth century and long before, hundreds of determined British women defied the social conventions of their day in order to seek adventure and influence on the world stage. Some became travellers and explorers; others business-owners or buyers; others still devoted their lives to worthy international causes, from anti-slavery and women's suffrage to the League of Nations and world peace. Yet until 1946, no British woman could officially represent her nation abroad. It was only after decades of campaigning and the heroic labours performed by women during the Second World War that diplomatic careers were finally opened to both sexes. Women of the World tells this story of personal and professional struggle against the dramatic backdrop of war, super-power rivalry and global transformation over the last century and a half. From London to Washington, Geneva to Tehran, and in the deserts of Arabia, the souks of Damascus and the hospitals of Sarajevo, resolute women undaunted by intransigent officials and hostile foreign governments proved their worth. Moved by a longing to escape domestic redundancy, to follow in the footsteps of fathers or brothers, to build a more peaceful world, to discover cultures other than their own or simply to serve the nation which denied them full equality, these women were extraordinary individuals fighting prejudice in high places. Drawing on letters, memoirs, personal interviews and government records, these heroines caught up in the larger endeavours of the world's greatest empire are brought vividly to life to enrich our understanding of Britain's global history in modern times.
Categories: History

The Oxford Illustrated History of Medieval England

The Oxford Illustrated History of Medieval England

Martin Biddle , Proceedings of the 114 A. F. Kersting British Academy , 69 ( 1983 ) , p . 124 117 BL ( MS Stowe 594 fo . 7 ' ) 47 Ashmolean Museum , Oxford 118 BL ( MS Add 42130 fo . 147 " ) 49 The Master and Fellows of Corpus Christi ...

Author: Nigel Saul

Publisher: Oxford Illustrated Histories

ISBN: 0192893246

Category: Art

Page: 308

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An introduction to medieval England surveying the years from the departure of the Roman legions to the Battle of Bosworth covers England's social, cultural, political, and religious life during the Middle Ages.
Categories: Art

Warriors and Churchmen in the High Middle Ages

Warriors and Churchmen in the High Middle Ages

'Die Ottonen und Wessex', Friihmittelalterliche Studien 17 (1983), pp. 73-97. 'The Crisis of Medieval Germany', Proceedings of the British Academy 69 (1983), pp. 409-43. Review: R. Hodges and D. Whitehouse, Mohammed, Charlemagne and the ...

Author: Timothy Reuter

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826426758

Category: History

Page: 256

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While Karl Leyser was pre-eminent in the English-speaking world as the historian of medieval Germany, his work has increased our understanding of European society as a whole. In particular, he brought to life nobles and ecclesiastics, by combining a profound knowledge of the primary sources with an imaginative ability to understand motives and attitudes. Warriors and Churchmen in the High Middle Ages brings together essays by Karl Leyser's pupils, many of them distinguished historians in their own right, on subjects which he himself illuminated.
Categories: History

The Myth of the Medieval Jewish Moneylender

The Myth of the Medieval Jewish Moneylender

69. 70. 71. 72. 73. Postan, “Mediaeval Capitalism”; Streider, “Origin and Evolution of Early European Capitalism. ... Edward Miller, “Michael Moissey Postan: 1899–1981,” Proceedings of the British Academy 69 (1983): 543–5.

Author: Julie L. Mell

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137397782

Category: History

Page: 336

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This book challenges a common historical narrative, which portrays medieval Jews as moneylenders who filled an essential economic role in Europe. It traces how and why this narrative was constructed as a philosemitic narrative in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in response to the rise of political antisemitism. This book also documents why it is a myth for medieval Europe, and illuminates how changes in Jewish history change our understanding of European history. Each chapter offers a novel interpretation of central topics, such as the usury debate, commercial contracts, and moral literature on money and value to demonstrate how the revision of Jewish history leads to new insights in European history.
Categories: History

A Revised Correlation of Ordovician Rocks in the British Isles

A Revised Correlation of Ordovician Rocks in the British Isles

The stratigraphy and structure of the Ordovician rocks between Courtown and Kilmichael Point , County Wexford , Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy , 69 , 83–102 . HARPER , J. C. , ROMANO , M. & SKEVINGTON , D. 1967a .

Author: Richard A. Fortey

Publisher: Geological Society of London

ISBN: 186239069X

Category: Science

Page: 83

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&Quot;This Report is revised and expanded from the 1972 publication, providing an up-to-the-minute account of the British Ordovician formations and their correlation nationally and internationally. It also includes the most comprehensive treatment of Ireland ever attempted. The reference list is a comprehensive bibliography of papers on the subject published since 1970.". "This Special Report will be a valuable reference for research and applied geoscientists working with rocks of Ordovician age. It will be of particular interest to those working in, or visiting, the Welsh mountains and the English Lake District."--BOOK JACKET.
Categories: Science

Historical Britain

Historical Britain

Study of Winchester ( OUP 1984 , from Proceedings of the British Academy 69 , 1983 ) . Canterbury . S S. Frere : Roman Canterbury . For an important study of a vicus , Robin Birley : Vindolanda ( Thames and Hudson 1977 ) .

Author: Eric Stuart Wood

Publisher: Harvill Press

ISBN: STANFORD:36105021154955

Category: History

Page: 624

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This book examines the origins, evolution and progress of Britain's villages, towns, landscape, climate and geology, farming methods, industries, parks, gardens and churches
Categories: History

Henry James Impressionism and the Public

Henry James  Impressionism  and the Public

Proceedings of the British Academy. 69 (1983): 209–28. Evangelista, Stefano. “Vernon Lee and the Gender of Aestheticism.” Vernon Lee: Decadence, Ethics, Aesthetics. Ed. Catherine Maxwell and Patricia Pulham. New York: Palgrave, 2006.

Author: Daniel Hannah

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317122562

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 232

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Proposing a new approach to Jamesian aesthetics, Daniel Hannah examines the complicated relationship between Henry James's impressionism and his handling of 'the public.' Hannah challenges solely phenomenological or pictorial accounts of literary impressionism, instead foregrounding James's treatment of the word 'impression' as a mediatory unit that both resists and accommodates invasive publicity. Thus even as he envisages a breakdown between public and private at the end of the nineteenth century, James registers that breakdown not only as a threat but also as an opportunity for aesthetic gain. Beginning with a reading of 'The Art of Fiction' as both a public-forming essay and an aesthetic manifesto, Hannah's study examines James's responses to painterly impressionism and to aestheticism, and offers original readings of What Maisie Knew, The Wings of the Dove, and The American Scene that treat James's articulation of impressionism in relation to the child, the future of the novel, and shifts in the American national imaginary. Hannah's study persuasively argues that throughout his career James returns to impressionability not only as a site of immense vulnerability in an age of rapid change but also as a crucible for reshaping, challenging, and adapting to the public sphere’s shifting forms.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Philip s Phoenix

Philip s Phoenix

Glanmor Williams, "Religion and Welsh Literature in the Age of Reformation" [Sir John Rhys Memorial Lecture 1983], Proceedings of the British Academy 69 (1983): 4-OI. 79. Glanmor Williams, "Glamorgan Society, 1536-1642," in Glamorgan ...

Author: Margaret P. Hannay

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195363353

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 346

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In contrast to previous studies that have portrayed Mary Sidney as a demure, retiring woman, this biography shows that she was actually an outspoken and dynamic figure. Basing her work on primary sources including account books, legal documents, diaries, and family letters, Hannay shows that Sidney was a vibrant, eloquent, self-assertive woman who was deeply involved in Protestant politics. Although she did confine her writings to appropriately feminine genres, she called herself "Sister of Philip Sidney" to establish a literary and political identity. As a Phoenix rising from her brother's ashes, she transcended gender restrictions by publishing her brother's writings, by writing and translating works which he would have approved, by assuming his role as literary patron, and by supporting the cause for which he died. Hannay also reveals--via court cases--that in her final years the countess turned from literary to administrative responsibilities, contending with jewel thieves, pirates, and murderers.
Categories: Literary Criticism