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Ladies, gentlemen, and scientific publication at the Royal Society, 1945-1990
(2018-06-27) - Journal article
This paper extends the scholarship on gender and scientific authorship by exploring women’s involvement in editorial decision-making. Prior to 1945, women scientists could submit their work to the journals of the Royal ...
Competition, choice and diversity in the newspaper trade of the Dutch Golden Age
(2018-09-03) - Journal article
This article expands on the themes of choice and diversity within a national, competitive news market in the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic. It is often suggested that early newspapers largely copied one another. But ...
Chronostratigraphy of an eroding complex Atlantic Round House, Baile Sear, Scotland
(2017-11-07) - Journal article
A high-resolution chronostratigraphy has been established for an eroding Atlantic round house at Sloc Sàbhaidh (North Uist, Scotland), combining detailed OSL profiling and dating of sediments encompassing the main bracketing ...
City government and the state in eighteenth century South Carolina
(2017) - Journal article
'Contests of vital importance' : by-elections, the Labour Party, and the reshaping of British radicalism, 1924-1929
(2017-03) - Journal article
Via an examination of the Labour party's approach to by-election campaigning in Scotland between the fall of the first Labour administration in October 1924 and the party's return to office in May 1929, this article explores ...
The body of Mahomet : Pierre Bayle on war, sex, and Islam
(2017-01-01) - Journal article
This paper discusses Pierre Bayle’s article on Muhammad in his Dictionnaire historique et critique (1696), especially with regard to its two main themes: the role of force in the establishment of Islam, and sexual morality ...
Calculating Time and the End of Time in the Carolingian World, c.740-820
(2011-12) - Journal article
The hopes and fears associated with the imminence of apocalypse acted as catalysts for a number of significant changes in history. Relevant patterns of behaviour are not, however, always consistent. This paper examines the ...
The dancing front: dancing, morale, and the war effort in Britain during World War II
(2017) - Journal article
During the Second World War dancing boomed. This article, which discusses social dancing in Britain during the war, is oriented towards questions of morale; the “myth of the Blitz”; and the evolution of attitudes towards ...
Credit, copyright, and the circulation of scientific knowledge : the Royal Society in the long nineteenth century
(2018-12-01) - Journal article
In this paper, we consider the Royal Society's attitudes towards the copying, reprinting, and reuse of material from its Philosophical Transactions during the long nineteenth century. The contents of the Transactions ...
Mīrkhwānd and Persian historiography
(2016-04-28) - Journal article
Pre-modern historians of the Persianate world have primarily been used by modern historians as sources of factual information and rarely to gain insight into the means, methods and world-views of the historians themselves. ...