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Journal of the British Academy

The online open-access Journal of the British Academy seeks to publish a conspectus of the state of scholarship across the Academy’s disciplinary interests, its content derived from the Academy’s own lecture programme.

Editors: Professor Simon Frith FBA; Professor Janet Carsten FBA.
The British Academy’s Publications Committee serves as the Journal’s Editorial Board.

ISSN 2052–7217
Creative Commons LicenseThe Journal of the British Academy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

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