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Barbara Johnson’s Album: Material Literacy and Consumer Practice, 1746-1823
This article examines Barbara Johnson’s Album, a prolific record of the dress consumption of a Reverend’s daughter. The Album contains over one-hundred samples of dress fabrics acquired by Johnson between the ages of eight ...
Character and Causation : Hume's Philosophy of Action
In the first ever book-length treatment of David Hume’s philosophy of action, Constantine Sandis brings together seemingly disparate aspects of Hume’s work to present an understanding of human action that is much richer ...
Flooding Mississippi : Memory, Race and Landscape in Twenty-First-Century Fiction
(Louisiana State University Press, 2019-08)
Improving well-being in Higher Education: Adopting a compassionate approach
Memories of a Massacre
LOFAR first look at the giant radio galaxy 3C 236
We have examined the giant radio galaxy 3C~236 using LOFAR at 143 MHz down to an angular resolution of 7", in combination with observations at higher frequencies. We have used the low frequency data to derive spectral index ...
From Euclidean Geometry to Knots and Nets
This paper assumes the success of arguments against the view that informal mathematical proofs secure rational conviction in virtue of their relations with corresponding formal derivations. This assumption entails a need ...
Who checks on the Fact Checkers : A comparative study of attitudes to fact checking in the UK and US
Much attention has been given in recent years to post publication fact checking, mainly checking the facts quoted by political leaders. But more important to journalists is pre-publication fact checking – getting it right ...
THE RELIGIOUS AND SOCIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF METHODIST TICKETS, AND ASSOCIATED PRACTICES OF COLLECTING AND RECOLLECTING, 1741-2017
Among all the paper ephemera surviving from eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain, the humble Methodist ticket has attracted little attention from scholars and collectors. Issued quarterly to members as a ...
‘The Stone Axe from Way Back’: A Mutable Magical Object in Folklore and Fiction
Objects of ‘magic’ and folklore do not always begin their lives as such. Often, they are natural objects or mundane artefacts, crafted for utilitarian purposes, which become objects of magic through processes of re-utilization ...