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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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  • 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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  • Water in the City
    Water in the City (English, Hardback) Mark Stoyle

    The book provides a richly illustrated history of Exeter's famous underground passages-and of the city's sophisticated system of public water supply during the medieval and early modern periods. The aqueduct tunnels are a vivid testament to the skill of the medieval craftsmen who built them, and cannot be paralleled anywhere else in Britain.

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

    From the authors of the successful Grand-Guignol and London's Grand Guignol - also published by UEP - this book includes translations of a further eleven plays, adding significantly to the repertoire of Grand-Guignol plays available in the English language.

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  • Ramparts of Empire
    Ramparts of Empire (English, Hardback) Timothy Crick

    William Jervois was a military engineer who rose to prominence as a result of Lord Palmerston's extensive programme of fortification against a feared French invasion in the middle years of the nineteenth century. Ramparts of Empire is a detailed and engaging study of his life and works.

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  • Dartmoor's Alluring Uplands
    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 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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  • The Beginnings of the Cinema in England,1894-1901: Volume 1
    The Beginnings of the Cinema in England,1894-1901: Volume 1 (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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  • Translating Apollinaire
    Translating Apollinaire (English, Paperback) Clive Scott

    Besides providing a new appraisal of Guillaume Apollinaire, the foremost French poet of early Modernism and WWI, Translating Apollinaire aims to put the ordinary reader at the centre of the translational project.

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  • Cornish Studies
    Cornish Studies (English, Paperback) Philip Payton

    The latest volume in this acclaimed series furthers the mission to investigate and elucidate the nature of Cornish identity, as well as to discuss its implications for society and governance in contemporary Cornwall.This milestone twentieth volume features ?Essays in Honour of Bernard Deacon.' One of the principle architects of Cornish studies today, Bernard Deacon has made an outstanding...

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  • Mining in Cornwall and Devon
    Mining in Cornwall and Devon (English, Mixed media product) 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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  • Teaching Religion
    Teaching Religion (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Histoire D'Eleonore De Parme
    Histoire D'Eleonore De Parme (Multiple languages, Paperback) Richard Bolster

    In 1810, Stendhal read the sentimental novella "Histoire d'Eleonore de Parme", whose anonymous author was certainly a woman. This text poses the question: can it be asserted that Stendhal took inspiration from this novella when he wrote "La Chartreuse de Parme", and not from real life?

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  • Exeter and Its Region (English, Paperback) Frank Barlow

    This volume provides authoritative and up-to-date accounts of the archaeology, history, economy and political structure of Devon and Exeter against the wider physical and biological background of the south-west peninsula as a whole.

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  • Picturing Cornwall (English, Paperback) Rachel Moseley

    Cornwall's representation on screen has been dominated by the romantic coastal edge, from the earliest days of the moving image to the recent BBC adaptation of Winston Graham's maritime adventure series Poldark. Drawing on art history to illuminate the construction of Cornwall on film, Rachel Moseley examines newsreels, contemporary art and amateur films, and mainstream film and television....

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  • Picturing Cornwall (English, Hardback) Rachel Moseley

    Cornwall's representation on screen has been dominated by the romantic coastal edge, from the earliest days of the moving image to the recent BBC adaptation of Winston Graham's maritime adventure series Poldark. Drawing on art history to illuminate the construction of Cornwall on film, Rachel Moseley examines newsreels, contemporary art and amateur films, and mainstream film and television....

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  • The Lost Jungle
    The Lost Jungle (English, Hardback) Guy Barefoot

    Why has the Hollywood sound serial received so little scholarly attention? Here, the author presents a thorough analysis based on detailed historical research, focusing on the period between 1930 and 1946, when Universal stopped their production.

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