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  • The Maritime History of Cornwall
    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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  • Singing Simpkin and other Bawdy Jigs
    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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  • Theatre Workshop
    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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  • Bewnans Ke / The Life of St Kea
    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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  • Cornwall: A History
    Cornwall: A History (English, Paperback) Philip Payton

    As the only full-length study of Cornwall to have been written for many years, Cornwall: A History is essential reading for everyone with a passion for Cornwall. Taking into consideration the new research outputs and perspectives of recent years this revised and updated edition reflects the growing interest in Cornish studies as an academic field.

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  • West Britons
    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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  • Making Moonta
    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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  • Reading Latin Epitaphs
    Reading Latin Epitaphs (Multiple languages, Paperback) John Parker

    This compact book reproduces fifty-two memorials in Latin taken from churches situated largely in the West Country. Each memorial is accompanied by a translation and by notes on the grammar. The book is aimed at all who would like to be able to read Latin epitaphs in churches, and whose knowledge of the language may be sketchy.

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  • From Ta'izz To Tyneside
    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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  • Camus
    Camus (English, Paperback) Ray Davison

    This is the first full-length study in English of Camus's life-long fascination with the works of the Russian writer Feodor Dostoevsky. The purpose of the book is to demonstrate the ways in which Dostoevsky's thought and fiction served to stimulate and crystallize Camus's own thinking.

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  • Mining in a Medieval Landscape
    Mining in a Medieval Landscape (English, Paperback) Steve Rippon, Peter Claughton

    This book explores an industry that was of profound importance both in terms of the local economy and the history of mining nationally, but is long forgotten: the late medieval royal silver mines at Bere Ferrers in the Tamar Valley.

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  • After The Ruins
    After The Ruins (English, Hardback) Hugh Clout

    After the Ruins uses both official and unofficial records to explore a relatively ignored aspect of recent rural history: how the fields, farms, villages and market towns of Northern France were restored during the 1920s in the aftermath of the Great War.

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  • Teaching Religion (New Updated Edition)
    Teaching Religion (New Updated Edition) (English, Paperback) Terence Copley

    TEACHING RELIGION is the first book to trace the developments in religious education in England and Wales in the half century to 1994. It starts with the 1944 Butler Act and ends with the DFE Circular of 1994 which was issued to take further the RE provision in the 1988 Education Reform Act.

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  • The Geology Of Cornwall
    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 Devon
    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
    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 Beginnings Of The Cinema In England,1894-1901: Volume 2
    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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  • Confession de Fe Christiana
    Confession de Fe Christiana (Multiple languages, Paperback) Casiodoro de Reina

    On 21st January 1561 Casiodoro de Reina, the head of the Spanish Protestant community in London, presented the French Consistory of the Strangers' Churches with a confession of faith, the Confession de Fe Christiana. His purpose was to have the Spanish Church accepted beside the other foreign Churches.

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  • Italian Cityscapes
    Italian Cityscapes (English, Paperback) Robert Lumley

    This book examines the transformation of the Italian city from the 1950s to the present with particular attention to questions of identity, migration and changes in urban culture. It shows how major demographic movements and cultural shifts threw into relief new conceptions of the city in which old boundaries had become problematic.

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  • The Jews Of South West England
    The Jews Of South West England (English, Hardback) Bernard Susser

    The definitive study of the once-important Jewish communities of Devon and Cornwall, providing an in-depth study of the demography and economic activity as well as the political, cultural, religious and social life of South-Western Jewry.

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