British Academy Review 29
Turkey and the West: Whatever went wrong?
David Logan offers an explanation of a complicated and evolving relationship
The impact of Moses Finley
Robin Osborne explains how the most widely known 20th-century ancient historian made his mark
Pursuing power in Europe, 1815-1914
Richard J. Evans talks about his book ‘The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815–1914’, in conversation with Ruth Harris
David Hand explains to the British Academy Review how measurement touches on almost every aspect of the modern world
On the trail of Lenin
Catherine Merridale, author of ‘Lenin on the Train’, describes how she re-enacted his momentous journey of 1917
A long look at the Russian Revolution
Steve Smith talks to the British Academy Review about his new book, ‘Russia in Revolution: An Empire in Crisis, 1890–1928’
Burnt books: The British Academy and the restoration of two academic libraries
From the archive. The British Academy’s involvement in the restoration of two libraries - in Louvain and Tokyo - in the early 20th century.
A new introduction to Islam
At a ceremony in October 2016, Carole Hillenbrand offered some personal reflections on receiving the ‘Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Transcultural Understanding’ for her book ‘Islam: A New Historical Introduction’
Books that won British Academy prizes in 2016
The British Academy awards a range of prizes and medals each year. Some are for scholarly cumulative achievement over an extended period, but others recognise individual publications that have made a mark. Here are the citations for three books that were honoured by the British Academy in 2016.
Five librarians discuss the future of the academic book
Christina Kamposiori reports on what librarians are thinking