Professor Christopher Smout FBA, Historiographer Royal in Scotland, reflects on the relations between England and Scotland following the Union of the Crowns.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 8.
Professor Marianne Elliott FBA, Director of the Institute of Irish Studies at the University of Liverpool, discusses the legend that grew from the trial and death of Robert Emmet,
and its place in the development of Irish nationalist expression.
Professor Linda McDowell, Professor of Geography at the University of Oxford, gives an account of her research into the experiences of Latvian women who came to Britain as economic migrants after the Second World War under schemes set up to import foreign labour.
Professor Christopher Bayly FBA delivered the Raleigh Lecture on History on 26 November 2003. In his analysis of India at war, Professor Bayly considered how and why it was possible for the British Raj to recover from defeats to the Japanese in Burma and the ‘Quit India’ movement of 1942. In this edited extract, Professor Bayly describes the actions of the
British, and the responses of Indian nationals to the crisis, and considers their consequences for the emerging polity.