These extracts are taken from the Italian Lecture, delivered by Professor Nicholas Mann FBA, on 9 November 1999 at the British Academy.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in Review, July-December 1999.
Notes by Sir Tony Wrigley, President of the British Academy, for the July-December 1999 issue of the [British Academy] Review.
The British Academy aims to publish a regular account of its activities by means of its new biannual ‘Review’. This is only the second issue of the ‘Review’, and covers events and activities that took place during the first part of the academic year, from July to December 1999.
A joint Royal Society/British Academy discussion meeting took place on 22–23 September 1999, organized by Professor Karen Spärck Jones FBA, Professor Gerald Gazdar FBA and Professor Roger Needham FRS, who report on the event.