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  • Eighteenth-Century Brechtians by Professor Joel Schechter
    Eighteenth-Century Brechtians (English, Paperback) Professor Joel Schechter

    New in paperback. Eighteenth-Century Brechtians is a collection of essays by a well-known author on comic and radical political theatre. It looks at stage satires by John Gay, Henry Fielding, George Farquhar, Charlotte Charke, David Garrick and their contemporaries through the lens of Brecht's theory and practice.

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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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  • 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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  • Teaching Religion (New Updated Edition) by Terence Copley
    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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  • 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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  • 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...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Making a Christian Landscape by Sam Turner
    Making a Christian Landscape (English, Paperback) Sam Turner

    Sam Turner's important new interpretation of early medieval patterns of landscape development traces landscape change in the South West from the introduction of Christianity to the Norman Conquest (AD c. 450-1070).

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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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  • Cornish Studies Volume 11 by Philip Payton
    Cornish Studies Volume 11 (English, Paperback) Philip Payton

    The eleventh volume in the acclaimed paperback series . . . the only county series that can legitimately claim to represent the past and present of a nation.

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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, 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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  • Holocaust Theology by Dan Cohn-Sherbok
    Holocaust Theology (Paperback) Dan Cohn-Sherbok

    This book provides a panoramic survey of the responses of over one hundred leading Jewish and Christian Holocaust thinkers. Beginning with the religious challenge of the Holocaust, the collection explores a range of thinking which seek to reconcile God's ways with the existence of evil.

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  • The Great Art Of Light And Shadow by Laurent Mannoni
    The Great Art Of Light And Shadow (English, Paperback) Laurent Mannoni

    Widely regarded by historians of the early moving picture as the best work yet published on pre-cinema, The Great Art of Light and Shadow: Archaeology of the Cinema throws light on a fascinating range of optical media from the twelfth century to the turn of the twentieth.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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