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British Academy Original Paperbacks

Volumes of essays on topics of current interest, published in paperback for a wider readership.

Volumes of essays on topics of current interest, published in paperback for a wider readership.

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The Legacy of Thatcherism: Assessing and exploring Thatcherite social and economic policies, edited by Stephen Farrall and Colin Hay
376 pages
978-0-19-726570-3 pbk 2014 available from OUP £28.00

Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future, edited by Tim O'Riordan & Tim Lenton
372 pages
978-0-19-726553-6 pbk 2013 available from OUP £31.00
Now available to download as an open access PDF file.

Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the 21st Century, edited by Maxine Berg
228 pages
978-0-19-726532-1 pbk 2013, reprinted 2015 (from 2016, manufactured on demand) available from OUP £23.00

Free Will and Modern Science, edited by Richard Swinburne
224 pages
978-0-19-726489-8 pbk 2011 (from 2015, manufactured on demand) available from OUP £20.00
[British Academy Review article by Richard Swinburne]

The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice? edited by Tonia Novitz & David Mangan
272 pages
978-0-19-726491-1 pbk 2011 available from OUP £25.00

The Ages of Voluntarism: How we got to the Big Society, edited by Matthew Hilton & James McKay
200 pages
978-0-19-726482-9 pbk 2011 (from 2017, manufactured on demand) available from OUP £18.00
[related event]

John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation, edited by Paul Hammond & Blair Worden
224 pages
978-0-19-726470-6 pbk 2010 available from OUP £25.00
[related event]


Volumes of this nature were previously published as British Academy Occasional Papers.