James Bryce and the Future<sup>1</sup>

William Ranulf Brock

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published by British Academy

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780197262788
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754210 | DOI:

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

James Bryce and the Future1

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James Bryce (Viscount Bryce), who was elected President of the British Academy in 1913 and delivered his last presidential address in July 1917, had a distinguished career in letters and public life. His essay, ‘Holy Roman Empire’, established his reputation as a historian, and he also qualified as a barrister. In his address to the British Academy, ‘The Next Thirty Years’ (1917), Bryce outlined a strategy for higher education. Article by William Brock FBA.

Keywords: James Bryce; FBA; Viscount Bryce; British Academy; Holy Roman Empire; Next Thirty Years; Higher education; William Brock

Chapter.  10735 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Methods and Historiography

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