in Imagining Jerusalem in the Medieval West
April 2012; published online January 2013.
Chapter. Subjects: early history (500 CE to 1500). 11677 words.
Adomnán of Iona's work on the holy places of Jerusalem and surrounding regions (De locis sanctis) has been used as a guide to seventh-century Palestine. In particular, its plans of monuments such as...
in The Promotion of Knowledge
July 2004; published online February 2012.
Chapter. Subjects: social and cultural history. 9857 words.
This chapter presents the text of a lecture on the role of visual medium in art-historical study. It addresses the relationship of art history to the existential acts of painting and looking at...
July 2007; published online February 2012.
Book. Subjects: classical history. 530 pages.
This is a study of the history, archaeology, and numismatics of Central Asia, an area of great significance for our understanding of the ancient and early medieval world. This vast, land-locked...
in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117
January 2003; published online January 2013.
Chapter. Subjects: social and cultural history. 12221 words.
During the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, following Edward I's final conquest, the inhabitants of the whole of Wales were adjusting to the fact that they were a cosmopolitan people of diverse...
in Greek Ethnic Terminology
November 2009; published online January 2013.
Chapter. Subjects: classical literature. 3273 words.
The epitomised Stephanus is the only text of an Ethnika surviving from antiquity. Consequently we cannot speak of his successors in the same way that he himself may be regarded as successor of Oros,...
in Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond
December 2005; published online February 2012.
Chapter. Subjects: modern history (1700 to 1945). 4422 words.
This chapter talks about the leading Scottish National Party (SNP) politicians and how they talk of ‘a British society in conjunction with a Scottish state’. It also reports that it is ‘difficult to...
in ‘The Horrid Popish Plot’
February 2010; published online February 2012.
Chapter. Subjects: literary studies (1500 to 1800). 14524 words.
This chapter discusses the close association of Catholics with fire and the firing of cities. It looks particularly at the resonant memory of the 1666 Great Fire. The chapter considers the Monument...
in Trust and Democratic Transition in Post-Communist Europe
September 2004; published online February 2012.
Chapter. Subjects: social psychology. 6314 words.
The disintegration of the Soviet Union, and the collapse of the Soviet model of legitimate political authority throughout Europe, Africa, and mainland Central America, formed the largest single shift...
in The Frontiers of the Ottoman World
December 2009; published online February 2012.
Chapter. Subjects: Asian history. 5820 words.
This chapter comments on the Ottoman frontier, historical archaeology, Ottoman archaeology, and suggests future developments in these studies. The history of the frontiers of the Ottoman world played...
in The Role of Labour Standards in Development
October 2011; published online January 2013.
Chapter. Subjects: economic development and growth. 2519 words.
This chapter reviews the various contributions made to this volume and interventions offered at the conference held at the British Academy in May 2009. Reflecting on how theory has been and could be...