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Introduction: The British Academy Centenary Lectures

John Morrill

in The Promotion of Knowledge

Published by British Academy

Published in print July 2004 | ISBN: 9780197263129
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734861 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0001

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

Introduction: The British Academy Centenary Lectures

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This introductory chapter explains the theme of the volume, which is the lectures delivered as part of the centenary celebration of the British Academy. It discusses the creation of the Academy in August 8, 1902 for the promotion of historical, philosophical and philological studies. The chapters in this volume are offered as a series of reflections on the analytical tools and techniques that have been developed to help us to make sense of the records men and create about their lives and about how we make the knowledge gained known and accessible.

Keywords: lectures; centenary celebration; British Academy; historical studies; philosophical studies; philological studies

Chapter.  2450 words. 

Subjects: Social and Cultural History

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