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  • Cornwall: A History by Philip Payton
    Cornwall: A History (English, Paperback) Philip Payton

    A new edition of Philip Payton's modern classic Cornwall: A History, published now by University of Exeter Press, telling the story of Cornwall from earliest times to the present day. This edition incorporates the latest research and brings the story of Cornwall right up to date, examining the events and debates of the early twenty-first century.

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  • Bewnans Ke / The Life of St Kea by Thomas Graham
    Bewnans Ke / The Life of St Kea (English, Paperback) Thomas Graham, Nicholas Williams

    In 2000, a sixteenth-century manuscript containing a copy of a previously unknown play in Middle Cornish was discovered among papers bequeathed to the National Library of Wales. This eagerly awaited edition of the play offers a text with a facing-page translation, and a reproduction of the original text at the foot of the page.

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  • The Maritime History of Cornwall by Philip Payton
    The Maritime History of Cornwall (English, Hardback) Philip Payton, Alston Kennerley

    The first study of its kind. The book explores the rich, complex maritime inheritance of Cornwall on a national and international scale, considering the importance of the different historical periods from the medieval to the twentieth century.

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  • Theatre Workshop by Robert Leach
    Theatre Workshop (English, Paperback) Robert Leach

    Theatre Workshop: Joan Littlewood and the Making of Modern British Theatre is the first in-depth study of perhaps Britain's most influential twentieth-century theatre company. The book sets the company's aims and achievements in their social, political and theatrical contexts, and explores the elements which made its success so important.

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  • West Britons by Mark Stoyle
    West Britons (English, Paperback) Mark Stoyle

    West Britons provides a fresh interpretation of the bloodiest, most devastating years in Cornwall's history and a wholly new perspective on the history of the far South West of Britain. The book also includes transcriptions of a number of previously unpublished documents, and a list of some 300 Cornish Royalist officers.

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  • Singing Simpkin and other Bawdy Jigs by Roger Clegg
    Singing Simpkin and other Bawdy Jigs (English, Paperback) Roger Clegg, Lucie Skeaping

    A popular crowd-pleaser in the late 16th and mid-17th century, the dramatic jig was a short, comic, bawdy musical-drama which included elements of dance, slapstick and disguise. This performance edition presents for the first time nine examples of English dramatic jigs from the late sixteenth century through to the Restoration.

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  • Dartmoor's Alluring Uplands by Harold Fox
    Dartmoor's Alluring Uplands (English, Paperback) Harold Fox

    A striking and famous feature of the English landscape, Dartmoor is a beautiful place, with a sense of wildness and mystery. This book provides a new perspective on an important aspect of Dartmoor's past. Its focus is transhumance: the seasonal transfer of grazing animals to different pastures.

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  • The Cornish Overseas by Philip Payton
    The Cornish Overseas (English, Paperback) Philip Payton

    The story of the migration of the Cornish people throughout the world is epic in scope. The migration took place in two great waves: the first, shrouded in mystery, took place somewhere between the fourth and sixth centuries, and scattered the Cornish throughout present-day Brittany; the second, taking place in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, spread the Cornish across the world.The Cornish...

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  • The History Of Honiton Lace Industry by H.J. Yallop
    The History Of Honiton Lace Industry (English, Paperback) H.J. Yallop

    Honiton lace is one of the world's great laces and this book for the first time tells the full story of the industry that produces it, from its beginnings in the sixteenth century to its demise in the twentieth. Over 100 photographs illustrate the history of design in Honiton lace as well as the technical aspects of manufacture.

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  • British South Asian Theatres by Graham Ley
    British South Asian Theatres (English, Paperback) Graham Ley

    Drawing on archive material and a series of personal interviews, this exciting new book reverses the neglect of this vital element in the history of contemporary theatre - the vibrant presence of South Asians in theatre in Britain.

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  • Making Moonta by Philip Payton
    Making Moonta (English, Paperback) Philip Payton

    An investigation of the popular tradition of `Australia's Little Cornwall': how one town in South Australia gained and perpetuated this identity into the twenty-first century. This book is about Moonta and its special place in the Cornish transnational identity.

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  • From Ta'izz To Tyneside by Richard Lawless
    From Ta'izz To Tyneside (English, Paperback) Richard Lawless

    This book is the first in-depth study of early Arab immigrants to Britain, and provides a unique insight into their everyday lives.

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  • The Geology Of Devon by E. M. Durrance
    The Geology Of Devon (English, Paperback) E. M. Durrance

    Devon shows perhaps one of the most varied displays of geology in the British Isles. The Geology of Devon covers the geological development of the county and adjacent areas from Devonian times to the present day. This is a reprint of the original edition of The Geology of Devon, first published in 1982 and reprinted three times.

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  • Legitimate Cinema by Jon Burrows
    Legitimate Cinema (English, Hardback) Jon Burrows

    This is the first new book-length study of British cinema of the 1910s to be published for over fifty years, and it focuses on the close relationship between the British film industry and the Edwardian theatre.

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  • The Geology Of Cornwall by E. B. Selwood
    The Geology Of Cornwall (English, Hardback) E. B. Selwood

    The geology of Cornwall has been the subject of continuing investigation since the end of the seventeenth century. A literature of great historical interest exists, and this is analysed in this book alongside a wide-ranging review of the current position and assessments of the environmental consequences of rock and mineral exploitation.

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  • The Geology Of Cornwall by E. B. Selwood
    The Geology Of Cornwall (English, Paperback) E. B. Selwood

    The geology of Cornwall has been the subject of continuing investigation since the end of the seventeenth century. A literature of great historical interest exists, and this is analysed in this book alongside a wide-ranging review of the current position and assessments of the environmental consequences of rock and mineral exploitation.

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  • Mining in Cornwall and Devon by Roger Burt
    Mining in Cornwall and Devon (English, Paperback) Roger Burt, Raymond Burnley

    Mining in Cornwall and Devon is an economic history of mines, mineral ownership, and mine management in the South West of England. The work brings together material from a variety of hard-to-find sources on the thousands of mines that operated in Cornwall and Devon from the late 1790s to the present day.

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  • Maps And History In South-West England by Katherine Barker
    Maps And History In South-West England (English, Paperback) Katherine Barker

    This volume of essays considers the practical and political purposes for which maps were used, the symbolic and ideological roles of maps in the history of South-Western England and the ways in which map evidence can be used to recover facts about the past for use in the writing of history. It is accompanied by 43 pages of maps and illustrations.

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  • Grand-Guignol by Richard J. Hand
    Grand-Guignol (English, Paperback) Richard J. Hand, Michael Wilson

    Since The Theatre du Grand-Guignol closed its doors forty years ago, the genre has been overlooked by critics and theatre historians. This book reconsiders the importance and influence of the Grand-Guignol within its social, cultural and historical contexts, and is the first attempt at a major evaluation of the genre as performance.

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  • The Beginnings Of The Cinema In England,1894-1901: Volume 2 by John Barnes
    The Beginnings Of The Cinema In England,1894-1901: Volume 2 (English, Paperback) John Barnes

    Describing in detail one of the most inventive periods in the history of English cinema, the volumes in this celebrated series are already established as classics in their field. Each volume details the highlights of a single cinematic year, including details of production, manufacturers of equipment, dealers and exhibitors.

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