Category Archives: Religious Studies
A notable bicentenary in 2013 is that of the birth of David Livingstone. I wrote about Livingstone almost exactly two years ago (without noticing at the time that his birthday was on 16 March). Since then, we have published more … Continue reading
In the last few days, a British government delegation, headed by the Prime Minister, has been in India, talking trade, visas, and, inevitably, the colonial past.
The Master of the Rolls is, in the British pantomime tradition, the palace cook. In the British legal system, he (no female has held the appointment so far) is slightly more important than that. The first record of a Master … Continue reading
We are in the process of reissuing seven classical journals from the period when the scholarly journal (in the humanities at any rate) was a relatively new phenomenon. The eighteenth century saw the rise of the periodical – though I … Continue reading
Mrs Anna Jameson was first suggested to us as a critic of Shakespeare, and her two-volume Characteristics of Women: Moral, Poetical and Historical (1832), was one of the first works we reissued in 2009.