British Academy Review, Issue 12, January 2009

07 Apr 2016
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The two leading articles in this issue address topics of current public interest – trust in our public institutions and reconciliation of long-term conflicts.

This issue also has a strong international flavour. Articles reveal both the impact of globalisation at the local level, and how local situations can defy simple global assumptions – as well as showcasing the wide range of scholarship on international subjects that is supported by the British Academy.

You may download the whole issue, or click on the links below for individual articles.


Trust in Public Life
Richard Wilson

The Good Friday Belfast Agreement, Ten Years On
Marianne Elliott

Global perspectives

Latin America, the Caribbean, and the British Academy
Linda Newson

Not the Incas? Weaving Archaeology and Language into a Single New Prehistory
Paul Heggarty and David Beresford-Jones

De-centring our Gaze: The Urban Slums of Brazil, Venezuela and Bolivia
Jeremy Lester

Mexico City’s Metro (A Voyage to the End of the Squeeze)
Carlos Monsiváis

Empire beyond the Imperial Domain: British Colonial Encounters in Cuba
Jorge L Giovannetti

Endangered whales, endangered humans: Wildlife management in the Canadian Arctic
Martina Tyrrell

Shoes and social fabrics: Exploring the Journeys and Life-worlds of a Pair of Flip-flops
Caroline Knowles, with photographs by Michael Tan

The Rise of Islamic Radicalism in Tanzania
Felicitas Becker

Georgia, the ‘Man in the Leopard’s Skin’: The Past, Present and Future of Georgia’s Middle Eastern Communities
Harry Norris

Lessons from the Icelandic Bond Market
Francis Breedon

In brief

Psalms for King James: Jean Servin’s Music for George Buchanan’s Latin Psalm Paraphrases (1579)
James Porter

Around the British Academy

Punching Our Weight: The Humanities and Social Sciences in Public Policy Making

Lessons from the Aberfan disaster and its aftermath
Iain McLean

Leopold Schweich and his Family
Graham Davies

From the Archive: John Milton, 1608 to 2008 (via 1908)

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